New Biology Acquisitions

Materials below were selected by George Fox library and teaching faculty during the 2015-16 academic year.
 

Subject Areas:

Religions, Mythology, Rationalism

The illusion of Gods presence : the biological origins of spiritual longing

Wathey, John C., 1953-

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Biology--Religious aspects--Christianity; Biology--Religious aspects; Experience (Religion); Religion and science

Anthropology

Out of Eden : the surprising consequences of polygamy

Barash, David P., author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Polygamy--History; Human behavior; Polygamy; History

Recreation, Leisure

Exercise-cognition interaction : neuroscience perspectives

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Cognitive neuroscience; Brain--physiology; Cognition--physiology; Exercise; Neuronal Plasticity--physiology; Cognitive neuroscience; Sports--Psychological aspects

Industries, Land Use, Labor

The biological foundations of organizational behavior

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS--Organizational Behavior; Organizational behavior

Science (General)

McGraw-Hill concise encyclopedia of science technology

Format: Print Book

Date: 2009

Subjects:
Science--Encyclopedias; Technology--Encyclopedias; Science; Technology; Encyclopedias; Reference works

Teaching undergraduate science : a guide to overcoming obstacles to student learning

Hodges, Linda C., 1951- author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Science--Study and teaching (Higher)

Mathematics & Computer Science

Lab math : a handbook of measurements, calculations, and other quantitative skills for use at the bench

Adams, Dany Spencer.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2014

Subjects:
Mathematics--Laboratory manuals; Mathematics; Matematik--Laboratorieteknik; Laboratory manuals

Chemistry

How life works : the inside word from a biochemist

Elliott, William H. (Biochemist), author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Biochemistry--Popular works; Biochemistry; Life--Origin; Popular works

A world from dust : how the periodic table shaped life

McFarland, Ben (Benjamin J.)

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Chemical elements; Periodic law; Periodic table of the elements

Geology

Earths deep history : how it was discovered and why it matters

Rudwick, M. J. S., author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2014

Subjects:
Earth sciences--History; Natural history--History; SCIENCE--Earth Sciences--General; Earth sciences; Natural history; Religion and science; Geowissenschaften; Erdzeitalter; Evolution; Naturwissenschaften; Religion; Historische Geologie; Scienc

Living with thunder : exploring the geologic past, present, and future of the Pacific Northwest

Bishop, Ellen Morris, author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2014

Subjects:
Geology--Northwest, Pacific; Geology; Pacific Northwest

Natural history - Biology

A short guide to writing about biology

Pechenik, Jan A.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Biology--Authorship; Report writing

Forensic biology

Li, Richard.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Forensic biology; Forensic genetics; Forensic serology

Mathematics for the life sciences

Bodine, Erin N.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2014

Subjects:
Biology--statistics & numerical data; MATHEMATICS--Applied; SCIENCE--Life Sciences--Biology--General; SCIENCE--Biotechnology; Biology--Mathematical models; Mathematics; Biomathematik; Mathematik

Bioinformatics data skills

Buffalo, Vince.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Computational Biology; Database Management Systems; Biology; Automatic Data Processing; Information Science; Big data; Bioinformatics; Biology--Data processing; Database management; Information science

Python programming for biology : bioinformatics, and beyond

Stevens, Tim, 1976- author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Biology--Data processing; Python (Computer program language)

Physical models of living systems

Nelson, Philip Charles, author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Biology--Mathematical models--Textbooks; Biological systems--Mathematical models--Textbooks; Biological systems--Mathematical models; Biology--Mathematical models; Biologi; Matematiska modeller; Textbooks

A brief history of creation : science and the search for the origin of life

Mesler, Bill, author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Life--Origin--Research--History; Life--Origin--Philosophy--History; Life--Origin--Philosophy; Life--Origin--Research; Livets uppkomst; History

Biogeochemistry : an analysis of global change

Schlesinger, William H.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2013

Subjects:
Biogeochemistry; Biogeochemie; Klimaatveranderingen; Paleoklimatologie

Evolution : the whole story

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Evolution (Biology)--Popular works; Evolution (Biology); Popular works

Interaction and Coevolution

Thompson, John N.

Format: eBook

Date: 2014

Subjects:
Biology; Coevolution; Evolution (Biology);

Evolution by natural selection : confidence, evidence and the gap

Michael, Michaelis, author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Evolution (Biology); Natural selection; Evolution; Natürliche Auslese

The society of genes

Yanai, Itai, 1975- author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Genetic Phenomena; Sociological Factors; Genetics; Genetics--Research; Genetics--Social aspects; Mensch; Gen; Genom; Popular Works

GMO sapiens : the life-changing science of designer babies

Knoepfler, Paul, 1967- author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Organisms, Genetically Modified; Humans--genetics; Genetic Engineering--ethics; Cloning, Organism--ethics; Cloning--Moral and ethical aspects; Genetic engineering--Moral and ethical aspects; Human cloning; Human genetics; Transgenic organisms

Junk DNA : a journey through the dark matter of the genome

Carey, Nessa, author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Eukaryotic cells; Gene therapy; Human genome; Insertion elements, DNA; Non-coding RNA; Recombinant DNA; Genome, Human; DNA; Genomics

Landscape genetics : concepts, methods, applications

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Genetics; Biodiversity; Ecology; Ecological genetics; Landscape ecology; Population genetics

Humanity in a creative universe

Kauffman, Stuart A., author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Evolution (Biology); Evolutionary developmental biology

The Serengeti rules : the quest to discover how life works and why it matters

Carroll, Sean B., author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Biology--Research--Anecdotes; Biologists--Anecdotes; Life; Biology; Nature; Research; Biological control systems; Biologists; Biology--Research; Ecology; Life (Biology); Nature--Effect of human beings on; Anecdotes

Organism and environment : ecological development, niche construction, and adaption

Sultan, Sonia E., author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Adaptation (Biology); Developmental biology; Ecology; Evolution (Biology); Niche (Ecology)

In search of cell history : the evolution of lifes building blocks

Harold, Franklin M., author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2014

Subjects:
Cells--Evolution--Popular works; Cytology--Popular works; Life (Biology)--Popular works; Cells; Cell Biology; SCIENCE--Life Sciences--Cytology; Cells--Evolution; Cytology; Life (Biology); Popular Works; Popular works

The cell : a visual tour of the building block of life

Challoner, Jack, author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Cell Biology; Cells; Cytology

Navigating metabolism

Chandel, Navdeep S. (Navdeep Singh)

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biochemistry; SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology; SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics; Metabolism--physiology; Cell metabolism; Primärstoffwechsel

Conservation planning : informed decisions for a healthier planet

Groves, Craig, author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Ecosystem management; Nature conservation

Patterns in nature : the analysis of species co-occurrences

Sanderson, James G., 1949- author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Biogeography; Biotic communities; Null models (Ecology); Pattern formation (Biology); Biogeografi

Marine biodiversity conservation : a practical approach

Hiscock, Keith.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2014

Subjects:
Biodiversity; Marine Biology; Conservation of Natural Resources; Marine biodiversity conservation; Marine ecology; Biodiversität; Biotopschutz; Meeresökologie; Meeresökosystem; Meeresverschmutzung

Botany

Flora of North America : north of Mexico

Format: Print Book

Date: 19932015

Subjects:
Botany--North America; Plants--United States; Plants--Canada; Botánica--América del Norte; Botánica--EUA; Botánica--Canadá; Botanique--Amérique du Nord; Botanique--États-Unis; Botanique--Canada; Botany; Canada; United States; Flora (bi

Identifying trees of the West : an all-season guide to western North America

DeMarco, Lois, author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Trees--North America--Identification; Trees; North America; Guidebooks

How the Earth turned green : a brief 38-billion-year history of plants

Armstrong, Joseph E. author. (Joseph Everett),

Format: Print Book

Date: 2014

Subjects:
Plants--History; Botany; Plants; Botanik; Pflanzen; History

The cabaret of plants : botany and the imagination

Mabey, Richard, 1941- author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Botany--History; Human-plant relationships; Plants--History; Imagination--History; Human-plant relationships; Botany; Imagination; Plants; History

Trees : their natural history

Thomas, Peter, 1957-

Format: Print Book

Date: 2014

Subjects:
Trees; Baum

Wonders of the plant kingdom : a microcosm revealed

Stuppy, Wolfgang, author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2014

Subjects:
Botany; Plants; Seeds

Mushroom biotechnology : developments and applications

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Mushroom culture; Mushrooms--Biotechnology--Research; Mushrooms--Biotechnology--Industrial applications

Leaf Defence

Farmer, Edward E., author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2014

Subjects:
Leaves; Plant defenses; Blatt; Abwehrreaktion; Biologie végétale; Feuilles

Pollination power

Angel, Heather, author, photographer.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Pollination--Pictorial works; Pollinators--Pictorial works; Pollination; Pollinators; Pictorial works

Zoology

Insect physiology and biochemistry

Nation, James L., Sr., 1936- author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Insect biochemistry; Insects--Physiology

The bees in your backyard : a guide to North Americas bees

Wilson, Joseph S., 1980-

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Bees--North America--Identification; Bee culture--North America; Honeybee--North America; Bumblebees--North America; Bee culture; Bees; Bumblebees; Honeybee; North America; Guidebooks

Amphibian survey and monitoring handbook

Wilkinson, J. W. Dr., author. (John W.),

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Amphibian surveys--Methodology; Amphibians--Monitoring--Handbooks, manuals, etc; Amphibians--Conservation--Handbooks, manuals, etc; Amphibian populations--Research--Methodology; Groddjur

Welcome to subirdia : sharing our neighborhoods with wrens, robins, woodpeckers, and other wildlife

Marzluff, John M., author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2014

Subjects:
Bird watchers--Anecdotes; Bird watching--Washington (State)--Seattle; Birds--Washington (State)--Seattle--Identification; Bird watchers; Bird watching; Birds; Birds--Effect of human beings on; Birds--Habitat; Human-animal relationships; Urban ani

Better birding : tips, tools, and concepts for the field

Armistead, George L., author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Birds--United States--Identification; Birds--Canada--Identification; Birds; Vögel; Canada; United States; Nordamerika; Guidebooks

North American hummingbirds : an identification guide

West, George C.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Hummingbirds--North America--Identification; Hummingbirds; North America; Guidebooks

Lions in the balance : man-eaters, manes, and men with guns

Packer, Craig, author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Lion--Conservation--Tanzania--Serengeti National Park; Lion--Ecology--Tanzania--Serengeti National Park; Lion--Conservation; Lion--Ecology; Packer, Craig--Diaries

Of wilderness and wolves

Errington, Paul L. 1902-1962. (Paul Lester),

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Philosophy of nature; Wolves; Wolves--Ecology; Wolf

The cultural lives of whales and dolphins

Whitehead, Hal, author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
SCIENCE--Life Sciences--Zoology--General; Animal communication; Dolphins; Social behavior in animals; Whales; Delphine; Wale; Sozialverhalten; Tiersprache

Creatures of the night

McDonald, Joe, photographer, writer of added text.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Nocturnal animals--Pictorial works; Night photography; Nocturnal animals; Wildlife photography; Pictorial works

Beyond words : what animals think and feel

Safina, Carl, 1955-

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Animal psychology; Animal behavior; Elephants--Psychology; Wolves--Psychology; Whales--Psychology; Psychology, Comparative; Afrikanischer Elefant; Säugetiere; Schwertwal; Tierpsychologie; Wolf

Cephalopod cognition

Format: Print Book

Date: 2014

Subjects:
Cephalopoda--Behavior; Cognition in animals; Invertebrates--Behavior; Kognition; Kopffüßer; Verhalten; Cephalopoda; Behavior, Animal; Cognition

Man swarm : how overpopulation is killing the wild world

Foreman, Dave, 1946-

Format: Print Book

Date: 2014

Subjects:
Conservation of natural resources; Extinction (Biology); Nature--Effect of human beings on; Overpopulation; Wildlife conservation

Cosmopolitan animals

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Cosmopolitanism; Human-animal relationships; Weltbürgertum; Mensch-Tier-Beziehung; Anthropomorphismus; Tierethik; Hundezucht; Pferdezucht; Rinderzucht

The historical animal

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Human-animal relationships--History; Animals--Social aspects--History; Animals--Social aspects; Human-animal relationships; Djur och människor--historia; Djur--sociala aspekter--historia; Mensch; Tier; History

How to clone a mammoth : the science of de-extinction

Shapiro, Beth Alison.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Extinct animals--Genetics; Extinct animals--Cloning; DNA, Fossil; Extinction (Biology); Ausgestorbene Tiere; Klonierung

Physiology

Biomechanics and motor control : defining central concepts

Latash, Mark L., 1953- author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Motor Activity--physiology; Movement--physiology; Human mechanics; Motor ability; Activité motrice--physiologie; Biomécanique; Mécanique humaine

Foundational concepts in neuroscience : a brain-mind odyssey

Presti, David E.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Nervous System Physiological Phenomena; Psychophysiology; Mental Processes--physiology; Brain; Neurobiology; Neurosciences

Neurobiology : a functional approach

Striedter, Georg F., 1962- author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Nervous system; Neural networks (Neurobiology); Neurobiology; Neurons; Neuroplasticity; Nervous System Physiological Phenomena; Neurons--physiology; Brain--physiology; Neurobiology--methods

Neurogenesis : a subject collection from Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Developmental Biology; SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience; MEDICAL / Neuroscience; Adult; Developmental neurobiology; Epilepsy; Nervous system--Degeneration; Nervous system--Regeneration; Neuroplasticity

The Oscillating Brain : How Our Brain Works

Sheehan, Timothy D.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Brain--Localization of functions; Brain--Human behavior

The neurology of consciousness : cognitive neuroscience and neuropathology

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Consciousness--physiology; Unconsciousness--physiopathology; Brain Diseases--physiopathology; Cognitive Neuroscience--methods; Brain damage; Cognitive neuroscience; Consciousness; Loss of consciousness; Neurology

The linguistic cerebellum

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Cerebellum--physiology; Speech--physiology; Cerebellum; Language and languages--Physiological aspects; Neurolinguistics; Hjärna; Språkvetenskap

Life unfolding : how the human body creates itself

Davies, Jamie A., author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Human body; Human growth

Life on the edge : the coming of age of quantum biology

McFadden, Johnjoe, author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2014

Subjects:
Quantum Theory; Life; Biophysical Phenomena; Biological Phenomena; Biochemistry; Physics; Quantum theory; Biology; Life cycles (Biology); Quantum biochemistry

RNA-protein interaction protocols

Format: Print Book

Date: 2008

Subjects:
RNA-protein interactions--Laboratory manuals; RNA-Binding Proteins--analysis; Ribonucleoproteins--analysis; RNA--chemistry; Interactions ARN-protéines--Manuels de laboratoire; Protéines de liaison de l'ARN; ARN--composition chimique; Ribonucléop

Tempests, poxes, predators, and people : stress in wild animals and how they cope

Romero, L. Michael.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Stress (Physiology); Veterinary physiology; Animal welfare; Animals--Effect of human beings on; Animals, Wild--psychology; Stress, Physiological

Size control in biology : from organelles to organisms

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Growth and Development; Cells; Cells--Growth--Regulation; Growth--Regulation; Organs (Anatomy); Wachstumsregulation

Microbiology

The hidden half of nature : the microbial roots of life and health

Montgomery, David R., 1961- author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Microbiology--Physiology; Conservation of natural resources; Crops; Health promotion; Soil microbiology; Microbiota--physiology; Soil Microbiology; Conservation of Natural Resources; Crops, Agricultural; Health Promotion

Microbiology : a very short introduction

Money, Nicholas P., author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2014

Subjects:
Microbiological Phenomena; Eukaryota; Archaea; Bacteria; Viruses; Microorganisms; Microorganisms; Microbiology; Mikrobiologie

Welcome to the microbiome : getting to know the trillions of bacteria and other microbes in, on, and around you

DeSalle, Rob, author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Microbiota; Human body--Microbiology; Medical microbiology; Microbiote; Microbiota; Popular Works

Internal medicine

Why we snap : understanding the rage circuit in your brain

Fields, R. Douglas.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2015

Subjects:
Brain--physiology; SCIENCE--Life Sciences--Neuroscience; MEDICAL--Research; Anger; Neurosciences; Violence

Surgery

Into the magic shop : a neurosurgeons quest to discover the mysteries of the brain and the secrets of the heart

Doty, James R. 1955- author. (James Robert),

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Doty, James R--(James Robert),--1955-; Neurosurgeons--United States--Biography; Compassion; Altruism; Mind and body; Autobiographies

Therapeutics, Pharmacology

Antibiotics : challenges, mechanisms, opportunities

Walsh, Christopher, author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Antibiotics; Drug resistance in microorganisms

Active phytochemicals from Chinese herbal medicines : anti-cancer activities and mechanisms

Ho, Wing Shing, author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Phytochemicals--therapeutic use; Drugs, Chinese Herbal--therapeutic use; Phytochemicals--pharmacology; Neoplasms--drug therapy; Antineoplastic Agents--pharmacology; Cancer--Alternative treatment; Herbs--Therapeutic use; Medicine, Chinese; Phytoche

Horticulture, Plant Propagation, Plant Breeding

Genetically modified crops and agricultural development

Qaim, Matin, author.

Format: Print Book

Date: 2016

Subjects:
Organismes génétiquement modifiés; Agriculture durable; Amélioration génétique; Plantes; Transgenic plants