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Developmental Plasticity and Evolution

Developmental Plasticity and Evolution

Mary Jane West-Eberhard

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195122343
eISBN:
9780197561300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195122343.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Palaeontology: Earth Sciences

The first comprehensive synthesis on development and evolution: it applies to all aspects of development, at all levels of organization and in all organisms, taking advantage of ... More

Late Cretaceous and Cenozoic History of North American Vegetation (North of Mexico)

Late Cretaceous and Cenozoic History of North American Vegetation (North of Mexico)

Alan Graham

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195113426
eISBN:
9780197561126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195113426.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Palaeontology: Earth Sciences

This book is a unique and integrated account of the history of North American vegetation and paleoenvironments over the past 70 million years. It includes discussions of the ... More

The Major Transitions in Evolution

The Major Transitions in Evolution

John Maynard Smith and Eors Szathmary

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198502944
eISBN:
9780191919237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198502944.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Palaeontology: Earth Sciences

Over the history of life there have been several major changes in the way genetic information is organized and transmitted from one generation to the next. These transitions ... More

Morphogenesis and Evolution

Morphogenesis and Evolution

Keith Stewart Thomson

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195049121
eISBN:
9780197560051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195049121.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Palaeontology: Earth Sciences

Today developmental and evolutionary biologists are focussing renewed attention on the developmental process--those genetic and cellular factors that influence variation in ... More

The Origin and Evolution of Mammals

The Origin and Evolution of Mammals

T.S. Kemp

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198507604
eISBN:
9780191916588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198507604.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Palaeontology: Earth Sciences

Mammals are the dominant large animals of today, occurring in virtually every environment. This book is an account of the remarkable fossil records that document their origin ... More

The People of SunghirBurials, Bodies, and Behavior in the Earlier Upper Paleolithic

The People of Sunghir: Burials, Bodies, and Behavior in the Earlier Upper Paleolithic

Erik Trinkaus, Alexandra P. Buzhilova, Maria B. Mednikova, and Maria V. Dobrovolskaya

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199381050
eISBN:
9780197562956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199381050.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Palaeontology: Earth Sciences

In this latest volume in the Human Evolution Series, Erik Trinkaus and his co-authors synthesize the research and findings concerning the human remains found at the Sunghir ... More

Pleistocene Amphibians and Reptiles in Britain and Europe

Pleistocene Amphibians and Reptiles in Britain and Europe

J. Alan Holman

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195112320
eISBN:
9780197561096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195112320.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Palaeontology: Earth Sciences

The Pleistocene epoch or Ice Age, an extended period of advancing and retreating ice sheets, is characterized by striking climatic oscillations and sea level fluctuations. This ... More

The Skull of Australopithecus afarensis

The Skull of Australopithecus afarensis

William H. Kimbel, Yoel Rak, Donald C. Johanson, Ralph L. Holloway, and Michael S. Yuan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195157062
eISBN:
9780197561973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195157062.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Palaeontology: Earth Sciences

The book is the most in-depth account of the fossil skull anatomy and evolutionary significance of the 3.6-3.0 million year old early human species Australopithecus afarensis. ... More

Unfinished SynthesisBiological Hierarchies and Modern Evolutionary Thought

Unfinished Synthesis: Biological Hierarchies and Modern Evolutionary Thought

Niles Eldredge

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195036336
eISBN:
9780197559970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195036336.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Palaeontology: Earth Sciences

This study provides a stimulating critique of contemporary evolutionary thought, analyzing the Modern Synthesis first developed by Theodosius Dobzhansky, Ernst Mayr, and George ... More

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