Journey to the Ants

Author: Bert Hölldobler,Edward O. Wilson

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674485266

Category: Science

Page: 240

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Richly illustrated and delightfully written, Journey to the Ants combines autobiography and scientific lore to convey the excitement and pleasure the study of ants can offer. Bert Hölldobler and E. O. Wilson interweave their personal adventures with the social lives of ants, building, from the first minute observations of childhood, a remarkable account of these abundant insects’ evolutionary achievement.

Journey to the Ants

Author: Bert Hölldobler,Edward O. Wilson

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674254589

Category: Science

Page: 240

View: 8344


Richly illustrated and delightfully written, Journey to the Ants combines autobiography and scientific lore to convey the excitement and pleasure the study of ants can offer. Bert Hölldobler and E. O. Wilson interweave their personal adventures with the social lives of ants, building, from the first minute observations of childhood, a remarkable account of these abundant insects’ evolutionary achievement.

Journey to the Ants

Author: Foundation Professor of Biology Bert Holldobler,Bert Hölldobler,Edward O. Wilson

Publisher: Belknap Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 228

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Combining autobiographical accounts with scientific lore, an in-depth study of the world of ants describes the myrmecological society and its relevance to human existence

The Correspondence of Charles Darwin:

Author: Charles Darwin

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 110772984X

Category: Science

Page: 784

View: 1102


This volume is part of the definitive edition of letters written by and to Charles Darwin, the most celebrated naturalist of the nineteenth century. Notes and appendixes put these fascinating and wide-ranging letters in context, making the letters accessible to both scholars and general readers. Darwin depended on correspondence to collect data from all over the world, and to discuss his emerging ideas with scientific colleagues, many of whom he never met in person. The letters are published chronologically: Volume 21 includes letters from 1873, the year in which Darwin received responses to his work on human and animal expression. Also in this year, Darwin continued his work on carnivorous plants and plant movement, finding unexpected similarities between the plant and animal kingdoms, raised a subscription for his friend Thomas Henry Huxley, and decided to employ a scientific secretary for the first time - his son Francis.

Journey Into Wonder

Author: Norman John Berrill

Publisher: New York : Collier Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Natural history

Page: 338

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Part played by famous voyages from Columbus to Scott and Shackleton in the advance of biological knowledge.

Weird Science

Author: Jim Wiese

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 122

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Presents unusual scientific facts about substances, plants, and animals, and simple experiments that young readers can do to demonstrate those facts.

Pamphlets on Biology

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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Desert Navigator

Author: Rüdiger Wehner

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674247922

Category: Science

Page: 400

View: 6388


Cataglyphis ants can set out across vast expanses of desert terrain in search of prey, and then find the shortest way home. Rüdiger Wehner has devised elegant experiments to unmask how they do it. Through a lively and lucid narrative, he offers a firsthand look at the extraordinary navigational skills of these charismatic creatures.