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Glimpses of creatures in their physical worlds, Steven Vogel

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Glimpses of creatures in their physical worlds
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Glimpses of creatures in their physical worlds
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Steven Vogel
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Language
eng
Summary
Glimpses of Creatures in Their Physical Worlds offers an eye-opening look into how the characteristics of the physical world drive the designs of animals and plants. These characteristics impose limits but also create remarkable and subtle opportunities for the functional biology of organisms. In particular, Steven Vogel examines the size and scale, and trade-offs among different physical processes. He pays attention to how the forms and activities of animals and plants reflect the materials available to nature, and he explores the unique constraints and possibilities provided by fluid flow, s
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  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Glimpses of creatures in their physical worlds, Steven Vogel
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Glimpses of creatures in their physical worlds, Steven Vogel
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7rhs6
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-287) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Two ways to move material -- The bioballistics of small projectiles -- Getting up to speed -- Moving heat around -- Maintaining temperature -- Gravity and life in the air -- Gravity and life on the ground -- Gravity and life in water -- Making and maintaining liquid water -- Pumping fluids through conduits -- To twist or bend when stressed -- Keeping up upward and down downward
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1 online resource (xii, 302 pages, [8] pages of plates)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400833863
Lccn
2008049338
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote

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