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Annelida

Annelida

Greg Rouse, Fredrik Pleijel, and Ekin Tilic

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780199692309
eISBN:
9780191885778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199692309.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Aquatic Biology

Annelids (the segmented worms) exist in a remarkably diverse range of mostly marine but also freshwater and terrestrial habitats, varying greatly in size and form. This text provides. This text ... More

BeaversEcology, Behaviour, Conservation, and Management

Beavers: Ecology, Behaviour, Conservation, and Management

Frank Rosell and Róisín Campbell-Palmer

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780198835042
eISBN:
9780191872860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835042.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Today, beavers are represented by two species, the Eurasian beaver and the North American beaver. Though these are the last remaining representatives of a once much larger consortium of animals, they ... More

Conservation and the Genomics of Populations

Conservation and the Genomics of Populations

Fred W. Allendorf, W. Chris Funk, Sally N. Aitken, Margaret Byrne, and Gordon Luikart

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780198856566
eISBN:
9780191889912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856566.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Loss of biodiversity is among the greatest problems facing the world today. Conservation and the Genomics of Populations gives a comprehensive overview of the essential background, concepts, and ... More

The Dharma in DNAInsights at the Intersection of Biology and Buddhism

The Dharma in DNA: Insights at the Intersection of Biology and Buddhism

Dee Denver

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780197604588
eISBN:
9780197604618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197604588.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

The Dharma in DNA has three objectives: (1) to share the rich but underappreciated history of biology–Buddhism intersections and surprising harmonies between the two traditions, (2) to evaluate ... More

Evolution and Phylogeny of PancrustaceaA Story of Scientific Method

Evolution and Phylogeny of Pancrustacea: A Story of Scientific Method

Frederick R. Schram and Stefan Koenemann

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780195365764
eISBN:
9780197521854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195365764.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The understanding of arthropod phylogeny and evolution in the past three decades has undergone major changes. These have arisen from new sources of data applicable across several fields of study. ... More

From Breakthrough to BlockbusterThe Business of Biotechnology

From Breakthrough to Blockbuster: The Business of Biotechnology

Donald L. Drakeman, Lisa N. Drakeman, and Nektarios Oraiopoulos

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780195084009
eISBN:
9780197626313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195084009.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biotechnology

Beginning in the 1970s, several scientific breakthroughs promised to transform the creation of new medicines. As investors sought to capitalize on these Nobel Prize–winning discoveries, the biotech ... More

Infectious Disease Ecology and Conservation

Infectious Disease Ecology and Conservation

Johannes Foufopoulos, Gary A. Wobeser, and Hamish McCallum

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780199583508
eISBN:
9780191867019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199583508.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Emerging infectious diseases pose an increasingly serious threat to a number of endangered or sensitive species. Despite the significant impact of pathogens on conservation, no single book has yet ... More

Invertebrate Pathology

Invertebrate Pathology

Andrew F. Rowley, Christopher J. Coates, and Miranda W. Whitten (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780198853756
eISBN:
9780191888182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853756.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Animal Biology

Many invertebrates are serious pests of agriculture (e.g., mites and locusts), vectors of disease (e.g., mosquitoes and aquatic snails) and venomous (e.g., scorpions), whilst others are beneficial to ... More

Microbiology of Infectious DiseaseIntegrating Genomics with Natural History

Microbiology of Infectious Disease: Integrating Genomics with Natural History

Sandy R. Primrose

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780192863843
eISBN:
9780191954559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192863843.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Microbiology

In the late 1990s, the first complete sequences of two bacterial genomes were published. From the analysis of the sequence data, it became possible to elucidate all the biochemical reactions that ... More

Nature RemadeEngineering Life, Envisioning Worlds

Nature Remade: Engineering Life, Envisioning Worlds

Luis A. Campos, Michael R. Dietrich, Tiago Saraiva, and Christian C. Young (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226783260
eISBN:
9780226783574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226783574.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

“Engineering” has firmly taken root in the entangled bank of biology even as proposals to remake the living world have sent tendrils in every direction, and at every scale. Nature Remade explores ... More

Responsible Conduct of Research

Responsible Conduct of Research

Adil E. Shamoo and David B. Resnik

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197547090
eISBN:
9780197547120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197547090.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Responsible Conduct of Research provides an overview of ethical, legal, and social issues in scientific research for science students, trainees, and professional scientists. Written by two leading ... More

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