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10% Human: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness
10% Human: How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness
by Alanna Collen
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You are just 10% human. For every one of the cells that make up the vessel that you call your body, there are nine impostor cells hitching a ride. You are not just flesh and blood, muscle and bone, brain and skin, but also bacteria and fungi. Over your... (read more)

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A Field Guide to the Tiger Beetles of the United States and Canada: Identification, Natural History, and Distribution of the Cicindelidae
A Field Guide to the Tiger Beetles of the United States and Canada: Identification, Natural History, and Distribution of the Cicindelidae
by David L. Pearson
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More than 2600 species of tiger beetles are found all over the world. In North America there are 116 species of tiger beetle, divided into 153 geographically distinct races. Detailed studies of their natural history, population dynamics, communities... (read more)

Available March 2015
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Atherosclerosis: Risks, Mechanisms, and Therapies
Atherosclerosis: Risks, Mechanisms, and Therapies
by H. Wang
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Comprehensive and in-depth in its coverage, Atherosclerosis: Cellular, Molecular & Biochemical Mechanism and Novel Therapy reviews the recent progress in atherosclerosis research and offers cutting edge perspectives from experts in the... (read more)

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A Field Guide to the Tiger Beetles of the United States and Canada: Identification, Natural History, and Distribution of the Cicindelidae
A Field Guide to the Tiger Beetles of the United States and Canada: Identification, Natural History, and Distribution of the Cicindelidae
by David L. Pearson
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More than 2600 species of tiger beetles are found all over the world. In North America there are 116 species of tiger beetle, divided into 153 geographically distinct races. Detailed studies of their natural history, population dynamics, communities... (read more)

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The Vital Question: Energy, Evolution, and the Origins of Complex Life
The Vital Question: Energy, Evolution, and the Origins of Complex Life
by Nick Lane
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Why is life the way it is? For two billion years, bacteria continually evolved without ever changing their basic form. Then single-celled organisms made the jump into complex life. In , award-winning author and biochemist Nick Lane argues that the... (read more)

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Social Evolution and Inclusive Fitness Theory: An Introduction
Social Evolution and Inclusive Fitness Theory: An Introduction
by James A. R. Marshall
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"Inclusive fitness theory has proved a powerful framework for understanding the evolution of biological systems. Marshall's book provides a comprehensive introduction to a frequently misunderstood and maligned method. This is an important book for anyone... (read more)

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Nature's Nether Regions: What the Sex Lives of Bugs, Birds, and Beasts Tell Us about Evolution, Biodivers Ity, and Ourselves
Nature's Nether Regions: What the Sex Lives of Bugs, Birds, and Beasts Tell Us about Evolution, Biodivers Ity, and Ourselves
by Menno Schilthuizen
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A tour of evolutions most inventive—and essential—creations: animal genitalia Forget opposable thumbs and canine teeth: the largest anatomical differences between humans and chimps are found below the belt. In Natures Nether Regions, ecologist... (read more)

Available April 28, 2015
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Life
Life
by John Brockman
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The newest addition to John Brockmans Edge.org series explores life itself, bringing together the worlds leading biologists, geneticists, and evolutionary theorists—including Richard Dawkins, Edward O. Wilson, J. Craig Venter, and Freeman Dyson.... (read more)

Available February 2016
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Wiley Blackwell Student Dictionary of Human Evolution
Wiley Blackwell Student Dictionary of Human Evolution
by Bernard Wood
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Written by an authoritative, internationally renowned author, Dictionary of Human Evolution provides a concise reference guide to commonly used terms in biological anthropology, including recent fossil finds, dating methods, and the origins of human... (read more)

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Serengeti IV: Sustaining Biodiversity in a Coupled Human-Natural System
Serengeti IV: Sustaining Biodiversity in a Coupled Human-Natural System
by Anthony R. E. Sinclair
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The vast savannas and great migrations of the Serengeti conjure impressions of a harmonious and balanced ecosystem. But in reality, the history of the Serengeti is rife with battles between human and non-human nature. In the 1890s and several times since,... (read more)

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Plants Have So Much to Give Us, All We Have to Do Is Ask: Anishinaabe Botanical Teachings
Plants Have So Much to Give Us, All We Have to Do Is Ask: Anishinaabe Botanical Teachings
by Mary Siisip Geniusz
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Mary Siisip Geniusz has spent more than thirty years working with, living with, and using the Anishinaabe teachings, recipes, and botanical information she shares in Plants Have So Much to Give Us, All We Have to Do Is Ask. Geniusz gained much of the... (read more)

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Vaccines and Autoimmunity
Vaccines and Autoimmunity
by Yehuda Shoenfeld
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In 2011 the editors crystallized and published a new syndrome called ASIA (Autoimmune Syndrome Induced by Adjuvants) in which an adjuvant, and specifically aluminum in different vaccines can induce in genetically prone subjects diverse autoimmune... (read more)

Available June 2015
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Bioenergy: Principles and Applications
Bioenergy: Principles and Applications
by Yebo Li
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The search for altenative, renewable sources of fuel and energy from plants, algae, and waste materials has catalyzed in recent years. With the growing interest in bioenergy development and production there has been increasing demand for a broad ranging... (read more)

Available September 2015
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Threatened Birds of Jammu & Kashmir
Threatened Birds of Jammu & Kashmir
by Asad R. Rahmani
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Threatened Birds of Jammu and Kashmir brings you information about the globally threatened bird species that are presently reported from Jammu and Kashmir. The book depends heavily on Threatened Birds of India (TBI) published in 2012 by BNHS... (read more)

Available April 2015
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IEEE Press Series on Biomedical Engineering #33: Biomedical Signal Analysis
IEEE Press Series on Biomedical Engineering #33: Biomedical Signal Analysis
by Rangaraj M. Rangayyan
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This practical book introduces many signal analysis techniques with an emphasis on biomedical applications. An essential guide for engineers, computer scientists, information technologists, medical physicists, and data-processing specialists, the book... (read more)

Available May 2015
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Body by Darwin: How Evolution Shapes Our Health and Transforms Medicine
Body by Darwin: How Evolution Shapes Our Health and Transforms Medicine
by Jeremy Taylor
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We think of medical science and doctors as focused on treating conditions—whether it’s a cough or an aching back. But the sicknesses and complaints that cause us to seek medical attention actually have deeper origins than the superficial... (read more)

Available October 2015
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Voices of the Wild: Animal Songs, Human Din, and the Call to Save a Natural Soundscape (Future)
Voices of the Wild: Animal Songs, Human Din, and the Call to Save a Natural Soundscape (Future)
by Bernard L. Krause
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Since 1968, Bernie Krause has traveled the world recording the sounds of remote landscapes, endangered habitats, and rare animal species.and#160; Through his organization, Wild Sanctuary, he has collected the soundscapes of more than 2,000 different... (read more)

Available August 2015
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Great Transformations in Vertebrate Evolution
Great Transformations in Vertebrate Evolution
by Kenneth P. Dial
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How did flying birds evolve from running dinosaurs, terrestrial trotting tetrapods from swimming fish, and whales return to swim in the sea?and#160; These are some of the great transformations in the history of life; events that have captured the... (read more)

Available July 2015
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The Population Biology of Tuberculosis (Monographs in Population Biology)
The Population Biology of Tuberculosis (Monographs in Population Biology)
by Christopher Dye
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"This is an important book by one of the world's leading experts on tuberculosis. Christopher Dye breaks new ground and uses a novel approach to study how tuberculosis cases and fatalities could be decreased. He demonstrates how certain interventions... (read more)

Available July 2015
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Biological Nitrogen Fixation, Biological Nitrogen Fixation
Biological Nitrogen Fixation, Biological Nitrogen Fixation
by Frans J. De Bruijn
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Biological Nitrogen Fixation is a comprehensive 3 volume work bringing together both review and original research articles on key topics in nitrogen fixation. Chapters across all three volumes emphasize molecular techniques and advanced biochemical... (read more)

Available April 2015
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