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Glimpses of Creatures in Their Physical Worlds

Glimpses of Creatures in Their Physical Worlds( )
Author: Vogel, Steven
ISBN:978-0-691-13806-0
Publication Date:Sep 2009
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $87.50
Book Description:

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...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Biophysics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 2.668 Inches
Book Weight:1.312 Pounds



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