Category: Biology

Crespi, B. J., Summers, K. [eds] - Human Social Evolution. by Crespi, Bernard J., Summers, Kyle, Alexander, Richard D.

By Crespi, Bernard J., Summers, Kyle, Alexander, Richard D.

Richard D. Alexander is an finished entomologist who grew to become his cognizance to fixing the most complicated difficulties linked to the evolution of human social platforms. utilizing impeccable Darwinian common sense and elaborating, extending and including to the vintage theoretical contributions of pioneers of behavioral and evolutionary ecology like George Williams, William Hamilton and Robert Trivers, Alexander built the main exact and entire imaginative and prescient of human social evolution of his period. His rules and hypotheses have encouraged numerous biologists, anthropologists, psychologists and different social scientists to discover the evolution of human social habit in ever higher element, and lots of of his seminal rules have stood the try out of time and are available to be pillars of our realizing of human social evolution. This quantity provides vintage papers or chapters through Dr. Alexander, each one thinking about a massive subject matter from his paintings. Introductions via Dr. Alexander's former scholars and co-workers spotlight the significance of his paintings to the sphere, describe more moderen paintings at the subject, and talk about present problems with competition and curiosity.

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Applications of Intelligent Optimization in Biology and by Aboul-Ella Hassanien, Crina Grosan, Mohamed Fahmy Tolba

By Aboul-Ella Hassanien, Crina Grosan, Mohamed Fahmy Tolba

This quantity offers up to date, in-depth fabric at the software of clever optimization in biology and drugs. the purpose of the publication is to provide options to the demanding situations and difficulties dealing with biology and medication purposes. This quantity contains of thirteen chapters, together with an outline bankruptcy, offering an up to date and state-of-the examine at the software of clever optimization for bioinformatics purposes, DNA dependent Steganography, a converted Particle Swarm Optimization set of rules for fixing Capacitated Maximal masking place challenge in Healthcare structures, Optimization tools for clinical picture great answer Reconstruction and breast melanoma category. additionally, a few chapters that describe a number of bio-inspired methods in MEDLINE textual content Mining, DNA-Binding Proteins and periods, Optimized Tumor Breast melanoma type utilizing Combining Random Subspace and Static Classifiers choice Paradigms, and Dental photograph Registration. The e-book might be an invaluable compendium for a vast variety of readers—from scholars of undergraduate to postgraduate degrees and likewise for researchers, execs, etc.—who desire to enhance their wisdom on clever Optimization in Biology and drugs and purposes with one unmarried book.

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Membrane Transporters in Drug Discovery and Development: by Qing Yan (auth.), Qing Yan (eds.)

By Qing Yan (auth.), Qing Yan (eds.)

Studies of membrane transporters have had a superb influence on our figuring out of human ailments and the layout of potent medications. In Membrane Transporters in Drug Discovery and improvement: equipment and Protocols, specialist researchers offer functional methodologies of the continuing learn on membrane transporters, contemplating purposes of transporter applied sciences in drug discovery and improvement. Chapters contain new and beneficial fields and methodologies, together with pharmacogenomics, nutrigenomics, structures biology, bioinformatics, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), imaging, and quantitative real-time-PCR. Transporter experiences in drug discovery and improvement for varied ailments are mentioned, together with neuropsychiatric problems, cardiovascular illnesses, ophthalmic ailments, melanoma, and diabetes. Composed within the hugely winning Methods in Molecular Biology™ sequence structure, every one bankruptcy encompasses a short creation, step by step equipment, a listing of helpful fabrics, and a Notes part which stocks tips about troubleshooting and fending off recognized pitfalls.

Wide-ranging and present, Membrane Transporters in Drug Discovery and improvement: equipment and Protocols can provide a set of sensible protocols that may be used instantly within the lab, besides severe surveys of key subject matters through prime researchers within the field.

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Darwin y las ciencias del comportamiento by German Gutierrez, Mauricio Papini

By German Gutierrez, Mauricio Papini

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Charles Darwin es considerado uno de los científicos más importantes de l. a. historia de l. a. humanidad. Con los angeles publicación de El origen de las especies (1859), l. a. forma en que todos entienden su lugar en el mundo ha pasado de l. a. visión en los angeles que el destino period controlar l. a. naturaleza a una visión integrada en los angeles que el ser humano se ve a sí mismo como parte de una historia que no tiene un destino ultimate y divino, sino causas explicables en forma typical. Las ciencias del comportamiento han incorporado las implicaciones del pensamiento evolutivo de forma creciente en el planteamiento de sus problemas y en el conjunto de explicaciones de los fenómenos que estudian.

En este libro —editado por Germán Gutiérrez y Mauricio Papini—, autores de múltiples nacionalidades y diversas disciplinas abordan las implicaciones del trabajo de Darwin para l. a. comprensión del comportamiento animal y humano.

Este libro se compone de cuatro partes. l. a. primera, «Contexto biográfico», presenta las circunstancias que dieron origen al desarrollo de las rules evolutivas de Darwin. En los angeles segunda parte, «Legado teórico y áreas de influencia», autores de disciplinas como l. a. psicología, los angeles ecología, los angeles sociología, l. a. economía y los angeles pedagogía muestran las diversas formas en que estas disciplinas han sido impactadas por el pensamiento evolutivo. En l. a. tercera parte, «Conducta, desarrollo y sistema nervioso», se analizan desarrollos clásicos y recientes de procesos psicológicos como el aprendizaje y el condicionamiento, el desarrollo y el funcionamiento del sistema nervioso, entre otros, derivados de l. a. evolución de las especies. los angeles cuarta parte, «Cognición, lenguaje y cultura», presenta las claves para comprender l. a. conducta social en humanos y otras especies animales.

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This e-book is a compilation of articles written via scientists from worldwide approximately varied points of behaviour (both in human and in non human animals) comparable to studying and conditioning, improvement of the frightened procedure, cognition, language and tradition, from an evolutionary perspective.

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Evolutionary Biology of Primitive Fishes by Carl Gans (auth.), R. E. Foreman, A. Gorbman, J. M. Dodd, R.

By Carl Gans (auth.), R. E. Foreman, A. Gorbman, J. M. Dodd, R. Olsson (eds.)

What, accurately, is a primitive fish? so much biologists could agree that the residing cyclostomes, selachians, crossopterygians, and so on. can't be thought of actually primitive. although, they and the fossil checklist have served to supply the data which kinds the foundation for hypothesis in regards to the nature of the unique vertebrates. This symposium of biologists from quite a few disciplines was once referred to as jointly to create jointly, from the easiest on hand present facts, an image of the possible line of evolution of the prototype primitive fishes. The symposium was once designed to stick with one who came about in Stockholm in 1967, convened for the same goal, with in regards to the comparable variety of individuals. it's a topic of curiosity that nearly the complete 1967 symposium (Nobel Symposium four) dealt in basic terms with the challenging tissues, even if fossil or smooth. In charting the process the current symposium it used to be felt that the intervening years have produced various traces of latest facts which may be hired within the comparable approach navigator determines his place. every one box, be it grownup morphology, geology, ecology, biochemistry, improvement or body structure, generates proof that may be extrapolated backward from current vertebrate types and ahead from invertebrate varieties. If the intersect of basically traces of proof produces a navigational "fix" of really low reliability, then an intersect, even though unfocussed, of a number of instructions from extra a number of disciplines may well offer a greater place from which to pass judgement on early vertebrate history.

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Bioinformatics: Structure, Function and Applications by Nicholas R. Markham, Michael Zuker (auth.), Jonathan M.

By Nicholas R. Markham, Michael Zuker (auth.), Jonathan M. Keith PhD (eds.)

Not purely is the amount of lifestyles technology facts increasing, yet new varieties of organic information stay brought due to technological improvement and a turning out to be realizing of organic platforms. equipment for interpreting those information are an more and more vital section of smooth organic examine. In Bioinformatics, prime researchers within the box offer a variety of the main helpful and extensively appropriate equipment, in a position to be utilized as is, or with minor adaptations, to many particular difficulties. Volume II: constitution, functionality and Applications comprises equipment pertinent to the prediction of protein and RNA constructions and the research and type of constructions, tools for inferring the functionality of formerly pointed out genomic components, mainly protein-coding genes, clinical purposes in diagnostics and drug discovery, and "meta-methods" for builders of bioinformatics algorithms. As a quantity of the hugely profitable Methods in Molecular Biology™ sequence, this paintings offers the type of particular description and implementation recommendation that's the most important for purchasing optimum results.

Comprehensive and state-of-the-art, Bioinformatics:Volume II: constitution, functionality and Applications is a perfect reference for all scientists concerned with the ever-growing array of information within the increasing box of lifestyles science.

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Sturgeon Fishes: Developmental Biology and Aquaculture by Professor Dr. Tatiana A. Dettlaff, Dr. Anna S. Ginsburg, Dr.

By Professor Dr. Tatiana A. Dettlaff, Dr. Anna S. Ginsburg, Dr. Olga I. Schmalhausen (auth.)

This booklet is the 1st accomplished description of improvement of the Acipenserid fish released within the English language. It con­ tains the result of greater than forty years of experiences by way of the authors and their colleagues. my very own existence in technology has been in detail comparable either with the authors and the fish, that are the topic of this booklet. for this reason, it offers me an excellent excitement to offer to the English reader an increased model of the ebook. these drawn to the heritage of biology needs to be good conscious of the truth that genetics within the USSR was once virtually demolished by means of Lysenko on the consultation of the Lenin All-Union Academy of Agricultural Sciences in 1948. notwithstanding, it really is less good­ recognized that different primary branches of biology have been additionally persecuted at the moment, experimental embryology (developmental mechanics) between them. for that reason, many embryologists, in­ cluding the authors of this e-book, have been compelled to show to extra ap­ plied difficulties, this being the single solution to proceed examine. they'd to desert amphibians and focus their efforts on sturgeon.

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