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Displaying Death and Animating LifeHuman-Animal Relations in Art, Science, and Everyday Life

Displaying Death and Animating Life: Human-Animal Relations in Art, Science, and Everyday Life

Jane C. Desmond

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226144054
eISBN:
9780226375519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226375519.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

In this book, author Jane C. Desmond offers a performative analysis of the social phenomena that construct human-animal relations. Using an interdisciplinary approach, Desmond explores the shared ... More

The Ecology and Evolution of Heliconius Butterflies

The Ecology and Evolution of Heliconius Butterflies

Chris D. Jiggins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199566570
eISBN:
9780191833922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566570.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Heliconius butterflies have contributed hugely to our understanding of evolution over the last 150 years. These brightly coloured tropical butterflies are famous for their great diversity of wing ... More

Evolutionary TheoryA Hierarchical Perspective

Evolutionary Theory: A Hierarchical Perspective

Niles Eldredge, Telmo Pievani, Emanuele Serrelli, and Ilya Tëmkin (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226426051
eISBN:
9780226426198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226426198.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The hierarchical approach to evolution, emerged since the 1980s at the crossroads of paleobiology, genetics, and developmental biology, has grown into a unifying perspective on the natural world and ... More

Getting Started with RAn Introduction for Biologists

Getting Started with R: An Introduction for Biologists

Andrew Beckerman, Dylan Childs, and Owen Petchey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198787839
eISBN:
9780191829659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787839.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Getting Started with R deals with learning how to get answers from data, an integral part of modern training in the natural, physical, social, and engineering sciences. One of the most exciting ... More

Handbook of the Marine Fauna of North-West Europe

Handbook of the Marine Fauna of North-West Europe

Peter J. Hayward and John S. Ryland (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199549443
eISBN:
9780191847943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549443.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This guide to the marine fauna of the continental shelf seas of north-west Europe provides dichotomous identification keys for macrobenthic invertebrates and coastal fish. An introduction to the ... More

Invasion Dynamics

Invasion Dynamics

Cang Hui and David M. Richardson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198745334
eISBN:
9780191807046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745334.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Invasion Dynamics depicts how non-native species spread and perform in their novel ranges and how recipient socio-ecological systems are reshaped and how they respond to the new incursions. It ... More

Kalahari CheetahsAdaptations to an arid region

Kalahari Cheetahs: Adaptations to an arid region

Gus Mills and Margaret Mills

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198712145
eISBN:
9780191780639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712145.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book demonstrates how cheetahs are adapted to arid savannahs like the southern Kalahari, and makes comparisons with other areas, especially the Serengeti. Topics dealt with are: demography and ... More

Microbes from Hell

Microbes from Hell

Patrick Forterre

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226265827
eISBN:
9780226265964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226265964.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Microbiology

The book “Microbes from Hell” is both an historical report of the discovery of hyperthermophiles and a personal recollection by the author of his own work on these microorganisms. The molecular ... More

Processes in Human EvolutionThe journey from early hominins to Neandertals and Modern Humans

Processes in Human Evolution: The journey from early hominins to Neandertals and Modern Humans

Francisco J. Ayala and Camilo J. Cela-Conde

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198739906
eISBN:
9780191802836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739906.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Processes in Human Evolution is a fully reconsidered treatment of Human Evolution, the previous book by the same authors published by OUP in 2007. The major discoveries of the last decade have ... More

The Sensory Ecology of Birds

The Sensory Ecology of Birds

Graham R. Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199694532
eISBN:
9780191839979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199694532.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology, Animal Biology

The natural world contains a huge amount of constantly changing information. Limitations on, and specializations within, sensory systems mean that each species receives only a small part of that ... More

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