Conceptual Breakthroughs in Comparative Animal Physiology

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Comparative Physiology focuses on milestones and research achievements in comparative animal physiology. The book looks at the future of the field, illustrating how advances in technology continue to help us understand how animals work and adapt to their environments. Written by a leading expert in comparative physiology, the book follows the chronological order of discoveries and developments in the field. It covers the origins of comparative physiology in the 16th century, moving on to describe new topics such as developmental, diving and renal physiology. In addition, it examines new developments in ecological physiology and the birth of evolutionary physiology. This is an essential resource for undergraduates, graduate students and researchers interested in physiology with its comprehensive synopsis on the field's foundational history and significant advances. Provides a single-source, historical overview of the field Examines more than 70 significant achievements in the history of comparative animal physiology Written in a comprehensive and easy-to-read format

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  • Author : James Hicks
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 276 pages
  • ISBN : 9780128173664
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Conceptual Breakthroughs in Comparative Animal Physiology

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Comparative Animal Physiology
  • Author : James Hicks,Tobias Wang
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 December 2021
GET THIS BOOKConceptual Breakthroughs in Comparative Animal Physiology

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Comparative Physiology focuses on milestones and research achievements in comparative animal physiology. The book looks at the future of the field, illustrating how advances in technology continue to help us understand how animals work and adapt to their environments. Written by a leading expert in comparative physiology, the book follows the chronological order of discoveries and developments in the field. It covers the origins of comparative physiology in the 16th century, moving on to describe new topics

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Ethology and Animal Behavior

Conceptual Breakthroughs in Ethology and Animal Behavior
  • Author : Michael D. Breed
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 25 January 2017
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Conceptual Breakthroughs in Ethology and Animal Behavior highlights, through concise summaries, the most important discoveries and scientific revolutions in animal behavior. These are assessed for their relative impact on the field and their significance to the forward motion of the science of animal behavior. Eighty short essays capture the moment when a new concept emerged or a publication signaled a paradigm shift. How the new understanding came about is explained, and any continuing controversy or scientific conversation on the issue

Analytical Techniques

Analytical Techniques
  • Author : T.P. Mommsen,Peter W. Hochachka
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 02 December 2012
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This third volume in the series covers such topics as anaesthetics, cannulation and injection techniques, and surgery. The book will be invaluable to fisheries scientists, aquaculturists, and animal biochemists, physiologists and endocrinologists; it will provide researchers and students with a pertinent information source from theoretical and experimental angles.

Phylogenetic and Biochemical Perspectives

Phylogenetic and Biochemical Perspectives
  • Author : T.P. Mommsen,Peter W. Hochachka
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 02 December 2012
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This new series on The Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Fishes grew out of the demand for state-of-the-art review articles in a rapidly expanding field of research. Up to the present, most research literature on biochemistry involved rats and humans, but new breakthroughs in the piscine setting have indicated that the field is ready for a review series of its own. Because of funding and experimental availability restrictions, most research in the field has dealt with fish and insects. Within

Globalization, Biosecurity, and the Future of the Life Sciences

Globalization, Biosecurity, and the Future of the Life Sciences
  • Author : National Research Council,Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Policy and Global Affairs,Development, Security, and Cooperation,Committee on Advances in Technology and the Prevention of Their Application to Next Generation Biowarfare Threats
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 07 June 2006
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Biomedical advances have made it possible to identify and manipulate features of living organisms in useful ways--leading to improvements in public health, agriculture, and other areas. The globalization of scientific and technical expertise also means that many scientists and other individuals around the world are generating breakthroughs in the life sciences and related technologies. The risks posed by bioterrorism and the proliferation of biological weapons capabilities have increased concern about how the rapid advances in genetic engineering and biotechnology could

Development and Evolution of Brain Size

Development and Evolution of Brain Size
  • Author : Martine Hahn
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 02 December 2012
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Development and Evolution of Brain Size: Behavioral Implications contains the proceedings of a symposium entitled ""Development and Evolution of Brain Size: Behavioral Implications,"" held at William Paterson College in Wayne, New Jersey, in April 1978. The papers explore the relationship between evolution and development and its implications for brain size and behavior. This book is comprised of 18 chapters and begins with an overview of the brain-behavior relationship, with emphasis on the importance of brain size for behavior; the effects of genetic

The Evolution of Molecular Biology

The Evolution of Molecular Biology
  • Author : Kensal Van Holde,Jordanka Zlatanova
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 February 2018
GET THIS BOOKThe Evolution of Molecular Biology

The Evolution of Molecular Biology: The Search for the Secrets of Life provides the historical knowledge behind techniques founded in molecular biology, also presenting an appreciation of how, and by whom, these discoveries were made. It deals with the evolution of intellectual concepts in the context of active research in an approachable language that accommodates readers from a variety of backgrounds. Each chapter contains a prologue and epilogue to create continuity and provide a complete framework of molecular biology. This

Analytical Techniques

Analytical Techniques
  • Author : Peter W. Hochachka,T.P. Mommsen
  • Publisher : Elsevier Science Limited
  • Release : 08 November 1994
GET THIS BOOKAnalytical Techniques

This third volume in the series covers such topics as anaesthetics, cannulation and injection techniques, and surgery. The book will be invaluable to fisheries scientists, aquaculturists, and animal biochemists, physiologists and endocrinologists; it will provide researchers and students with a pertinent information source from theoretical and experimental angles.

Molecular Biology Frontiers

Molecular Biology Frontiers
  • Author : T.P. Mommsen,Peter W. Hochachka
  • Publisher : Elsevier Science
  • Release : 15 December 1993
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This second volume in the series covers such topics as DNA fingerprinting of fishes, the cytochromes P450 in fish, the molecular biology of bacterial fish diseases, and new insights into the origins of the diversity and distribution of fish antifreeze proteins. The book will be of great value to fisheries scientists, animal biochemists, physiologists and endocrinologists, and aquaculturists. It will provide researchers and students alike with a pertinent information source from theoretical and experimental angles.

Environmental and Ecological Biochemistry

Environmental and Ecological Biochemistry
  • Author : Peter W. Hochachka,T. P. Mommsen
  • Publisher : Elsevier Science Limited
  • Release : 16 May 1995
GET THIS BOOKEnvironmental and Ecological Biochemistry

This third volume in the series covers such topics as anaesthetics, cannulation and injection techniques, and surgery. The book will be invaluable to fisheries scientists, aquaculturists, and animal biochemists, physiologists and endocrinologists; it will provide researchers and students with a pertinent information source from theoretical and experimental angles.

Environmental and Ecological Biochemistry

Environmental and Ecological Biochemistry
  • Author : Mommes E.
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 16 May 1995
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This fifth volume in this established series deals with the biochemical responses of fish to different environmental/ecological factors. Topics covered include oxygen availability, effects of temperature and pressure, adverse effects of metabolites, effects of stress and many more. P The book should be of interest to fish biochemists and physiologists, aquaculturists and many other fisheries and animal scientists.

A New Biology for the 21st Century

A New Biology for the 21st Century
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Life Sciences,Committee on a New Biology for the 21st Century: Ensuring the United States Leads the Coming Biology Revolution
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 20 November 2009
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Now more than ever, biology has the potential to contribute practical solutions to many of the major challenges confronting the United States and the world. A New Biology for the 21st Century recommends that a "New Biology" approach--one that depends on greater integration within biology, and closer collaboration with physical, computational, and earth scientists, mathematicians and engineers--be used to find solutions to four key societal needs: sustainable food production, ecosystem restoration, optimized biofuel production, and improvement in human health. The