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Eels and Man
In this book, the author, an expert in his field, describes the most fascinating stages in the eels biological cycle, its migrations and the modifications it undergoes during its life. Eels interest us not only because of their life and breeding cycles, but also because of the questions they raise concerning our ideas about evolution. Does the notion of adaptation suffice to explain everything the eel has become? Doesnt a living creature maintain a certain amount of independence in relation to the world that surrounds it? Or is the relationship between a living creature and the environment which surrounds it more complex that we have generally realised ?
At the Heart of Life Rhythms Oscillating Life
A thorough review of all the mechanisms that regulate the principal life rhythms. In a jargon-free style this book examines the origin of various types of oscillation and shows what unites them, beyond their specific mechanisms.
Oscillating Life At the Heart of Life Rhythms
This book offers the first synthesis of existing knowledge on the rhythms of life, as observed at different levels of biological organisation.
Jean-Louis Dessalles, Cédric Gaucherel, Pierre-Henri Gouyon
The Thread of Life The Immaterial Side of Existence
A true revolution in the understanding of life, the thesis put forward here is based on the scientific concept of information, the operation of detection and reading carried out by every living being.
From Penicillin to genomics
The life of a scientist, one of the discoverers of how genes function, and an explorer of the future of biology