Human Body Size And The Laws Of Scaling

Author: Thomas T. Samaras
Publisher: Nova Publishers
ISBN: 9781600213182
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This book is an exploration not only of the lessons that Abraham Lincoln, America's sixteenth president, drew from the founders of the United States, especially, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, but also how others abroad have ...

The Truth About Your Height

Author: Thomas T. Samaras
Publisher: Reventropy Assoc
Size: 28.40 MB
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Harper's Magazine, Vice President Al Gore, and many scientists have given it high praise. "This is an incredible book... absolutely phenomenal... an encyclopedia of knowledge about the human body... I just can't put it down".

Scaling In Biology

Author: James H. Brown
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195131428
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Many more examples are included within this text to complete the broader picture.


Author: Geoffrey West
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
ISBN: 9780297609476
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Geoffrey West's research centres on a quest to find unifying principles and patterns connecting everything from cells and ecosystems to cities, social networks and businesses.

The Major Transitions In Evolution

Author: John Maynard Smith
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198502944
Size: 50.16 MB
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This is the first book to discuss all these major transitions and their implications for our understanding of evolution.Clearly written and illustrated with many original diagrams, this book will be welcomed by students and researchers in ...

The Ecological Implications Of Body Size

Author: Robert Henry Peters
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521288866
Size: 35.94 MB
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Describes in detail how the physical size of an organism affects its biology. Presents the largest single compilation of inter-specific size relations and instructs the reader on their comparison, combination, and criticism.

The Human Advantage

Author: Suzana Herculano-Houzel
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262333201
Size: 17.24 MB
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The Human Advantage is an engaging and original look at how we became remarkable without ever being special.

Basic Finite Element Method As Applied To Injury Biomechanics

Author: King-Hay Yang
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128098325
Size: 75.43 MB
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In addition, the book focuses on how to apply material properties and loading conditions to the model, how to arrange the information in the order of head, neck, upper torso and upper extremity, lower torso and pelvis and lower extremity.

Optima For Animals

Author: R. McNeill Alexander
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691027982
Size: 34.76 MB
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In this revised edition of R. McNeill Alexander's widely acclaimed 'Optima for Animals, ' we see how extraordinarily diverse branches of biology are illuminated by the powerful methods of optimization theory.