2019-11-26T08:00:00Z Turn water scarcity into water abundance; as you enable your home, yard, school, place of worship, and/or neighborhood to generate more resources and life! Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond, Volume 1, 3rd Edition, is the best-selling, award-winning guide on how to conceptualize, design, and implement a diverse array of highly effective and ine...[Read More]
2013-06-18T07:00:00Z The oak tree was a boon companion as humans expanded their presence across much of the globe. While oak woodlands (Quercus spp.) come today in stunningly diverse forms, the stately dehesas of Spain and the dramatic oak-dominated ranchlands of California are working landscapes where cultivation and manipulation for a couple of millennia have shaped Mediterrane...[Read More]
2012-01-01T08:00:00Z Abstract: This research article discusses galls, the homes of insect larvae which are created by manipulating the host tree to build the homes for them. I will discuss identification and explanation of galls through their strange and beautiful arrangements, as well as understanding the life cycle of the gall-encased insects, and also the secondary uses of galls by h...[Read More]
2013-12-10T08:00:00Z Simon Wagstaff narrowly escapes the Deluge that destroys Earth when he happens upon an abandoned spaceship. A man without a planet, he gains immortality from an elixir drunk during an interlude with a cat-like alien queen. Now Simon must chart a 3,000-year course to the most distant corners of the multiverse, to seek out the answers to the questions no one can seem ...[Read More]
2019-11-04T08:00:00Z Cooking in the Caribbean and elsewhere equates to spices.
They were among the most demanded and expensive products available in Europe in the Middle Ages, the most common being black pepper, cinnamon, cumin, nutmeg, ginger and cloves. Given medieval medicine's main theory of humorism, spices and herbs were indispensable to balance "humors" in food, a da...[Read More]
1994-08-23T07:00:00Z Are men literally born to cheat? Does monogamy actually serve women's interests? These are among the questions that have made The Moral Animal one of the most provocative science books in recent years. Wright unveils the genetic strategies behind everything from our sexual preferences to our office politics--as well as their implications for our moral codes and publ...[Read More]
2017-06-27T07:00:00Z This publication is a radical departure from my previous twenty publications. It emphasizes the multimedia necessary it see, hear and feel all the homes and flowers of the incredible spring gardens of Virginia and the Carolinas. The only option not available to the reader is smelling and touching.
The research on site for this publication proved such a f...[Read More]
2005-04-15T07:00:00Z Auf Grund meiner eigenen Biographie habe ich ein starkes Interesse an und einen speziellen Zugang zu Kraftfahrzeugen. Durch meine Ausbildung als Kfz-Mechaniker erhielt ich auch konkrete Einblicke in die Entsorgung von Werk- und Gefahrenstoffen aus der Automobilbranche. Diese Einblicke möchte ich im Rahmen einer sozialwissenschaftlichen Arbeit nutzen beziehungsweise...[Read More]
2015-06-09T07:00:00Z Losing weight for good is truly possible with a science-based approach to gut health. Recent cutting-edge research shows that human intestinal microbiota influence metabolism, appetite, energy, hormones, inflammation, and insulin resistance. Because gut microflora plays a central role in weight management, losing weight is much more than cut...[Read More]
2016-11-11T08:00:00Z »Ein wahres Kleinod inmitten des gigantischen Krimiangebots.« Ingrid Müller-Münch in >Deutschlandfunk<
Die britische Physikerin Yasmin fliegt mit ihrer zehnjährigen Tochter Ruby nach Alaska, um ihren Mann Matt zu treffen, der dort einen Dokumentarfilm dreht. Doch die Polizei empfängt sie mit der Nachricht, dass Matt jenseits des Polarkreises umgeko...[Read More]
2015-06-05T07:00:00Z Freshwater Algae of North America: Ecology and Classification, Second Edition is an authoritative and practical treatise on the classification, biodiversity, and ecology of all known genera of freshwater algae from North America. The book provides essential taxonomic and ecological information about one of the most diverse and ubiquitous groups of organisms o...[Read More]
2014-11-17T08:00:00Z Climate Change Biology, 2e examines the evolving discipline of human-induced climate change and the resulting shifts in the distributions of species and the timing of biological events. The text focuses on understanding the impacts of human-induced climate change by drawing on multiple lines of evidence, including paleoecology, modeling, and current observati...[Read More]