Life Sciences: Newest books
All Lab, No Lecture
Experience the magic of biology in your own home lab. This hands-on introduction includes more than 30 educational (and fun) experiments that help you explore this fascinating field on your own. Perfect for middle- and high- school students and DIY enthusiasts, this full-color...
Synthesis, Characterisation and Hg(II) Adsorption Properties
by Nina Siebers
In this study, natural bentonite clay was first purified and then functionalised with the chelating ligand 2-(3-(2-aminoethylthio)propylthio)ethanamine (AEPE) to improve the adsorption capacity and selectivity towards Hg(II) ions. The surface modification was characterised wit...
Co-published with the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Thoroughly revised and updated, Mammals of Colorado, Second Edition is a comprehensive reference on the nine orders and 128 species of Colorado's recent native fauna, detailing each species' description, habitat, dis...
by Adam Simmons
Welcome to the amazing world of adaptations, where species—including humans—develop fascinating new capabilities to ensure a competitive edge in their environment, or in some cases, survival itself. _Encyclopedia of Adaptations in the Natural World_ is a wide-r...
Introduction to Biomes is both a standalone summary to the concept of biomes and an introduction to the 8-volume series Greenwood Guides to Biomes of the World. The volume covers: ; The biome concept and brief descriptions of vegetation, climate and distribution of the terrest...
What should the average person know about science? Because science is so central to life in the 21st century, science educators and other leaders of the scientific community believe that it is essential that everyone understand the basic concepts of the most vital and far-reac...
Actors, Interests and Power in Community Forestry in Java, Indonisia
That community forestry is yet to meet its high promises on tackling forest degradation and the pervasive rural poverty cannot be separated from the contexts of political processes and the dynamic of social interactions among the stakeholders involved in the program. This book...
Globalization, Science Fiction, and the Cybernetic Revolution
This is a collection of 22 papers presented at the Third International Workshop on the Malacofauna of Hong Kong and Southern China held at the Swire Marine Laboratory on 13 April to 1 May 1992. The topics cover taxonomy, anatomy, behaviour and ecology.
by Zhuo Feng
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