By James Mark Baldwin
By James Mark Baldwin
By Naoyuki Fuse,Tasuku Kitamura,Takashi Haramura,Kentaro Arikawa,Michio Imafuku
By Rui Diogo,Christopher M. Smith,Janine M. Ziermann,Julia Molnar,Marjorie C. Gondre-Lewis,Corinne Sandone,Edward T. Bersu,Mohammed Ashraf Aziz
This e-book specializes in human anatomy and medication and in particular on either muscular and skeletal delivery defects in people with trisomy. in addition, this publication additionally offers with Down syndrome, that's some of the most studied human syndromes and, as a result of its excessive prevalence and the truth that people with this syndrome usually reside till maturity, is of precise curiosity to the clinical and scientific community.
This new line of inquiry is addressed to a large viewers, together with clinical researchers, physicians, surgeons, scientific and dental scholars, pathologists, and pediatricians, between others, whereas additionally being of curiosity to developmental and evolutionary biologists, anatomists, practical morphologists, and zoologists.
By Thomas C.G. Bosch
Much of our wisdom of stem cells has been inferred from stories of exceptional few species. the facility to govern stem cells in “model” organisms similar to the mouse and some different vertebrate species has pushed our realizing of easy biology of stem cells. the facility and potency of learning version organisms, although, comes at a value when you consider that a number of species, evidently, don't mirror nature´s real range. regrettably, even if all multicellular organisms appear to depend on stem cells, and even though this appears to be like a question of key value for knowing the evolution of animal lifestyles, little is understood approximately stem cells in early-branching taxa.
“Stem Cells: From Hydra to guy” illustrates that there's greater than human and mouse stem cells to benefit from. Reflecting a major progress within the wisdom of stem cells in a number of organisms, the ebook offers the conceptual language and the character of questions, in addition to a precis of the advances in our figuring out of stem cells from a comparative perspective that has resulted from the improvement of latest know-how and the improvement of novel version organisms during the last few many years. As such this booklet is basically a horizon research of a frontier instead of a retrospective. It offers an integrative method of animal stem cells and covers the main contributions, instruments and traits in a newly rising box: comparative stem mobilephone biology.
By P. Kaufmann,M. Davidoff
By Kwang W. Jeon
By Francisco J. Ayala
Evolution, rationalization, Ethics and Aesthetics: in the direction of a Philosophy of Biology focuses at the dominant organic subject of evolution. It offers with the present philosophical topics of ways to give an explanation for the variation of organisms, the interaction of probability and necessity, and the recurrent issues of emergence, reductionism, and development. additionally, the broadly handled subject of ways to provide an explanation for human nature due to typical procedures and the encompassed problems with the principles of morality and the brain-to-mind transformation is discussed.
The philosophy of biology is a speedily increasing box, no more than part a century previous at such a lot, and to a wide volume is changing the curiosity within the philosophy of physics that prevailed within the first two-thirds of the 20th century. Few texts on hand get pleasure from being written through an eminent biologist who occurs to be additionally a thinker, as during this work.
This e-book is an invaluable source for seminar classes and faculty classes at the philosophy of biology. Researchers, teachers, and scholars in evolutionary biology, habit, genetics, and biodiversity can be attracted to this paintings, as will these in human biology and concerns comparable to ethics, faith, and the human brain, in addition to expert philosophers of technology and people all in favour of such concerns as no matter if evolution is suitable with faith and/or the place morality comes from.
By Rui Diogo,Josep M. Potau,Juan F. Pastor,Felix J. de Paz,Mercedes Barbosa,Eva M. Ferrero,Gaëlle Bello,Mohammed Ashraf Aziz,Julia Arias-Martorell,Bernard Wood
Orangutans, including chimpanzees and gorillas, are our closest dwelling kinfolk. Photographic and Descriptive Musculoskeletal Atlas of Orangutans, the first photographic and descriptive musculoskeletal atlas of the genus Pongo, adopts an analogous layout because the photographic atlases of Gorilla, Pan and Hylobates formerly released via a similar authors. those 4 books are a part of a chain of monographs that may set out the comparative and phylogenetic context of the gross anatomy and evolutionary historical past of the gentle tissue morphology of recent people and their closest relations.
The current atlas, consisting of precise fine quality images of musculoskeletal buildings from such a lot anatomical areas of the physique in addition to textual information regarding the attachments, innervation, functionality and weight of the respective muscular tissues, is predicated on dissections of 5 orangutans and on an intensive assessment of the literature. It presents an up-to-date evaluation of the anatomical adaptations inside of orangutans in addition to an in depth checklist of the synonyms utilized in the literature to designate the buildings we speak about. will probably be of curiosity to scholars, lecturers and researchers learning primatology, comparative anatomy, practical morphology, zoology, and actual anthropology and to clinical scholars, medical professionals and researchers who're interested in the beginning, evolution, homology and adaptations of the musculoskeletal buildings of recent humans.
By Lars Østnor
Is it applicable from a moral standpoint to exploit stem cells from human embryos for clinical learn and scientific treatment? And what are the weaknesses and strengths of varied reviews and positions after they are seriously evaluated? those are the most difficulties handled during this publication. some of the chapters as a complete provide a finished, many-sided and balanced dialogue of the topic. The ebook includes contributions from organic, scientific, social, political, philosophical and theological perspectives.
The authors were selected due to their expert competence, a lot of them being revered students on a most sensible foreign point. they provide an up to date contribution from their very own self-discipline so as to enlighten different features of the typical topic. The authors disguise a variety of positions and reviews in regards to the query of using embryonic stem cells for examine and therapy.
The publication is written for numerous audiences: a) students and execs operating with stem mobilephone learn or with the moral questions bobbing up from this box (people from biology, medication, legislations, philosophy, theology etc.), b) complicated and graduate scholars in the related specialist disciplines and c) politicians and most people drawn to the burning moral difficulties that are intensively debated in lots of countries.
By Kwang W. Jeon