Univ Of California Pr Books
Books editi da Univ Of California Pr con argomento Adaptation
edizioni Univ of California Pr collana Univ of California Pr (Hardcover) , 2010
Life, the spectacular companion volume to the new Discovery Channel/BBC series, tells a majestic and compelling story of survival and of the amazing behaviors animals and plants adopt to stay alive and to pass their genes through a new generation. Beautifully written and illustrated with more than 300 high definition...
Sagarin Raphael D. (EDT)
Taylor Terence (EDT)
edizioni Univ of California Pr collana Univ of California Pr (Hardcover) , 2008
Arms races among invertebrates, intelligence gathering by the immune system and alarm calls by marmots are but a few of nature's security strategies that have been tested and modified over billions of years. This provocative book applies lessons from nature to our own toughest security problems--from global terrorism...
Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree
Losos Jonathan B.
edizioni Univ of California Pr collana (Hardcover)
Adaptive radiation, which results when a single ancestral species gives rise to many descendants, each adapted to a different part of the environment, is possibly the single most important source of biological diversity in the living world. One of the best-studied examples involves Caribbean Anolis lizards. With about...