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Flower Induction in Arabidopsis thaliana

Beverley J. Glover

in Understanding Flowers and Flowering: An integrated approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198565970
eISBN:
9780191714009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565970.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Research into flower development is conducted through a molecular genetic approach. Such an approach uses the backwards-seeming logic of searching for a plant with a mutation which prevents a process ... More


The initial evolution of warning displays

Graeme D. Ruxton, Thomas N. Sherratt, and Michael P. Speed

in Avoiding Attack: The Evolutionary Ecology of Crypsis, Warning Signals and Mimicry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528609
eISBN:
9780191713392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528609.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter considers the mechanisms by which aposematic signals might evolve and be maintained. Of particular importance are the roles of spatial aggregation and kin selection in the evolution of ... More


Conserved developmental processes and the evolution of novel traits: wounds, embryos, veins, and butterfly eyespots

Patrícia Beldade and Suzanne V. Saenko

in Animal Evolution: Genomes, Fossils, and Trees

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199549429
eISBN:
9780191721601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549429.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Developmental Biology

The origin and diversification of morphological novelties is a key issue in evolutionary developmental biology. Possibilities for comparative analysis of the genetic and developmental bases of such ... More


An Art Scene as Big as the Ritz: The Logic of Scenes

David Burrows

in Deleuze and Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638376
eISBN:
9780748652662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638376.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter analyses Gilles Deleuze's Foucault to explore the seeable and the sayable of the art world's logic of scenes, arguing that art scenes in general should be understood as diagrammatic, as ... More


The Big Machine

Frederic Lawrence Holmes

in Meselson, Stahl, and the Replication of DNA: A History of "The Most Beautiful Experiment in Biology"

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085402
eISBN:
9780300129663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085402.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses Stahl's success in his initial efforts to produce mutant stocks of 5-BU substituted T4 phage, which encouraged him to elaborate his plans for their genetic characterization. ... More


“Where No X-Man Has Gone Before!”: Mutant Superheroes and the Cultural Politics of the Comic Book Space Opera

Ramzi Fawaz

in New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American Comics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479814336
eISBN:
9781479840021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814336.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the rise of the science fiction space opera as the dominant storytelling genre of 1970s superhero comics books. It appeared in two forms: The Messianic Melodrama told tales of ... More


Lost in the Badlands: Radical Imagination and the Enchantments of Mutant Solidarity in The New Mutants

Ramzi Fawaz

in New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American Comics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479814336
eISBN:
9781479840021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479814336.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter 7 develops a case study of The New Mutants (1984), analyzing how in the late 1980s the series reinvented the trope of demonic possession as a metaphor for American historical ... More


The Traumatic Secret: Bataille and the Comparative Erotics of Mystical Literature

Jeffrey J. Kripal

in Negative Ecstasies: Georges Bataille and the Study of Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265190
eISBN:
9780823266890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265190.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Identifying a link between trauma and mysticism as a thread that connects his body of work, this essay also explains the ways in which the work of Georges Bataille has been an implicit point of ... More


Radium Genetics

Luis A. Campos

in Radium and the Secret of Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226238272
eISBN:
9780226238302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226238302.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the uses of radium by two of leaders of classical genetics: the Columbia University geneticist T. H. Morgan and his work on the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster, and the Cold ... More


Reciprocity

Richard Mcelreath and Robert Boyd

in Mathematical Models of Social Evolution: A Guide for the Perplexed

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226558264
eISBN:
9780226558288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226558288.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

In most primate societies, individuals have long-lasting relationships with other members of their groups. Individual monkeys often have preferred grooming partners and reliable allies. If allies and ... More


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