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Truly Human EnhancementA Philosophical Defense of Limits

Truly Human Enhancement: A Philosophical Defense of Limits

Nicholas Agar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262026635
eISBN:
9780262318976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026635.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

The transformative potential of genetic and cybernetic technologies to enhance human capabilities is most often either rejected on moral and prudential grounds or hailed as the future salvation of ... More

Tundra-Taiga Biology

Tundra-Taiga Biology

Robert M. M. Crawford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199559404
eISBN:
9780191810053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199559404.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The Arctic Tundra and adjacent Boreal Forest or Taiga support the most cold-adapted flora and fauna on Earth. The evolutionary capacity of both plants and animals to adapt to these thermally limiting ... More

TupaiA Field Study of Bornean Treeshrews

Tupai: A Field Study of Bornean Treeshrews

Louise Emmons

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222915
eISBN:
9780520925045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222915.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Treeshrews suffer from chronic mistaken identity: they are not shrews, and most are not found in trees. These squirrel-sized, brownish mammals with large, dark, lashless eyes were at one time thought ... More

Understanding Flowers and FloweringAn integrated approach

Understanding Flowers and Flowering: An integrated approach

Beverley Glover

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198565970
eISBN:
9780191714009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565970.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Flowers are the beautiful and complex reproductive structures of the angiosperms, one of the most diverse and successful groups of living organisms. The underlying thesis of this book is that to ... More

Understanding Flowers and Flowering, Second Edition

Understanding Flowers and Flowering, Second Edition

Beverley Glover

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199661596
eISBN:
9780191779473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661596.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

This book takes a uniquely integrated approach to the study of floral biology. Flowers are the beautiful and complex reproductive structures of the angiosperms, one of the most diverse and successful ... More

Urban Bird Ecology and Conservation

Urban Bird Ecology and Conservation

Christopher A. Lepczyk and Paige S. Warren (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273092
eISBN:
9780520953895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273092.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

During the past decade, the study of birds in urban systems has come to the forefront of ornithology. As a result, urban bird research is widespread and covers numerous topics, from population ... More

Urban EcologyPatterns, Processes, and Applications

Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Jürgen H. Breuste, Thomas Elmqvist, Glenn Guntenspergen, Philip James, and Nancy E. McIntyre (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This book deals with urbanisation which is a global phenomenon that is increasingly challenging human society and ecosystems. It is therefore crucially important to ensure that the expansion of ... More

The Vanishing Present: Wisconsin's Changing Lands, Waters, and Wildlife

The Vanishing Present: Wisconsin's Changing Lands, Waters, and Wildlife

Donald M. Waller and Thomas P. Rooney (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226871714
eISBN:
9780226871745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226871745.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Straddling temperate forests and grassland biomes and stretching along the coastline of two Great Lakes, Wisconsin contains tallgrass prairie and oak savanna, broadleaf and coniferous forests, ... More

Venerable TreesHistory, Biology, and Conservation in the Bluegrass

Venerable Trees: History, Biology, and Conservation in the Bluegrass

Tom Kimmerer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813165660
eISBN:
9780813166681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165660.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

When the Bluegrass region of Kentucky was settled, early farmers found natural woodland pastures of open-grown trees shading grass and cane. The same trees that shaded the natural pastures remain ... More

Video Surveillance of Nesting Birds

Video Surveillance of Nesting Birds

Christine Ann Ribic and Frank Richard Thompson III (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520273139
eISBN:
9780520954090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273139.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Concern about declining populations of bird species that breed in the grasslands and other habitats of North America has spurred extensive research on factors that may affect their reproductive ... More

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