Bioscience round-up

February 25, 2010

Animal Behavior: An Evolutionary Approach

Author: John Alcock

Edition: Ninth

Publisher: Sinauer Associates

Pages: 546

Price: £45.99

ISBN 9780878932252

Alcock's best-selling text provides a balanced view of the mechanisms and evolutionary bases of behaviour. Chapters examine neural mechanisms, neurons and hormones, adaptations for survival, reproductive behaviour and parental care. This edition has been extensively revised.

The Cell: A Molecular Approach

Authors: Geoffrey M. Cooper and Robert E. Hausman

Edition: Fifth

Publisher: Sinauer Associates

Pages: 771

Price: £49.99

ISBN 9780878933006

In this freshly updated edition, the authors aim to provide a comprehensive text suitable for introductory cellular biology courses, from an overview of cells and cell research, through cell metabolism and fundamentals of molecular biology, cell structure and function, and cell regulation and cancer.

Microbiology: An Introduction

Authors: Gerard Tortora, Berdell Funke and Christine Case

Edition: Tenth

Publisher: Pearson Education

Pages: 960

Price: £49.99

ISBN 9780321584205

The top-selling Microbiology aims to present complex topics in a straightforward manner at different levels by using visual approaches to signal core content, study outlines, workbook and online practice and assessment materials at the mymicrobiologyplace.com website. This edition includes revised immunity chapters and additional emphasis on antimicrobial resistance, bioterrorism and biofilms.

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