Grandmother Fish

  • Auteur: Jonathan Tweet
  • ISBN: 1250134110
  • Date de sortie: 2016-09-06
  • Collection: Feiwel & Friends
  • Total Download: 7958
  • Total Read: 1829

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Where did we come from? It's a simple question, but not so simple an answer to explain—especially to young children. Charles Darwin's theory of common descent no longer needs to be a scientific mystery to inquisitive young readers. Meet Grandmother Fish. Told in an engaging call and response text where a child can wiggle like a fish or hoot like an ape and brought to life by vibrant artwork, Grandmother Fish takes children and adults through the history of life on our planet and explains how we are all connected. The book also includes comprehensive backmatter, including: - An elaborate illustration of the evolutionary tree of life - Helpful science notes for parents - How to explain natural selection to a child

Hooray for Fish

  • Auteur: Lucy Cousins
  • ISBN: 0763693529
  • Date de sortie: 2017-03-28
  • Collection: Candlewick Press
  • Total Download: 4606
  • Total Read: 5409

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Swim with Little Fish and meet all his fishy friends in this splishy, splashy riot of color and rhyme under the sea.

The Founding Fish

  • Auteur: John McPhee
  • ISBN: 0374706344
  • Date de sortie: 2003-09-10
  • Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Total Download: 4772
  • Total Read: 9233

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John McPhee's twenty-sixth book is a braid of personal history, natural history, and American history, in descending order of volume. Each spring, American shad-Alosa sapidissima-leave the ocean in hundreds of thousands and run heroic distances upriver to spawn. McPhee--a shad fisherman himself--recounts the shad's cameo role in the lives of George Washington and Henry David Thoreau. He fishes with and visits the laboratories of famous ichthyologists; he takes instruction in the making of shad darts from a master of the art; and he cooks shad in a variety of ways, delectably explained at the end of the book. Mostly, though, he goes fishing for shad in various North American rivers, and he "fishes the same way he writes books, avidly and intensely. He wants to know everything about the fish he's after--its history, its habits, its place in the cosmos" (Bill Pride, The Denver Post). His adventures in pursuit of shad occasion the kind of writing--expert and ardent--at which he has no equal.

The River Cottage Fish Book

  • Auteur: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
  • ISBN: 9780747588696
  • Date de sortie: 2007
  • Collection: A&C Black
  • Total Download: 3989
  • Total Read: 3083

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The definitive guide to fish, fishing and fish cooking from the team behind the award-winning River Cottage Meat Book.

Gould s Book of Fish

  • Auteur: Richard Flanagan
  • ISBN: 1473524253
  • Date de sortie: 2016-05-26
  • Collection: Random House
  • Total Download: 1837
  • Total Read: 1684

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FROM THE WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014 Once upon a time that was called 1828, before all fishes in the sea and all living things on the land were destroyed, there was a man named William Buelow Gould, a white convict who fell in love with a black woman and discovered too late that to love is not safe. Silly Billy Gould, invader of Australia, liar, murderer and forger, condemned to the most feared penal colony in the British Empire and there ordered to paint a book of fish.

Fish Watching

  • Auteur: C. Lavett Smith
  • ISBN: 9780801480843
  • Date de sortie: 1994
  • Collection: Cornell University Press
  • Total Download: 8777
  • Total Read: 7655

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Smith presents habitat selection, food and feeding habits, defense adaptations, and reproductive mechanisms of freshwater fishes and tips on where, when, and how to find and watch fishes in their natural habitats.

Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization FISH Application Guide

  • Auteur: Thomas Liehr
  • ISBN: 9783540705819
  • Date de sortie: 2008-11-26
  • Collection: Springer Science & Business Media
  • Total Download: 9767
  • Total Read: 4514

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This book is a unique source of information on the present state of the exciting field of molecular cytogenetics and how it can be applied in research and diagnostics. The basic techniques of fluorescence in situ hybridization and primed in situ hybridization (PRINS) are outlined, the multiple approaches and probe sets that are now available for these techniques are described, and applications of them are presented in 36 chapters by authors from ten different countries around the world. The book not only provides the reader with basic and background knowledge on the topic, but also gives detailed protocols that show how molecular cytogenetics is currently performed by specialists in this field. The FISH Application Guide initially provides an overview of the (historical) development of molecular cytogenetics, its basic procedures, the equipment required, and probe generation. The book then describes tips and tricks for making different tissues available for molecular cytogenetic studies. These are followed by chapters on various multicolor FISH probe sets, their availability, and their pot- tial for use in combination with other approaches. The possible applications that are shown encompass the characterization of marker chromosomes, cryptic cytogenetic aberrations and epigenetic changes in humans by interphase and metaphase cyto- netics, studies of nuclear architecture, as well as the application of molecular cytogenetics to zoology, botany and microbiology.
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