Category Archives: life sciences

Traces of Bygone Biospheres – Lapo

In this post, we will see the book Traces of Bygone Biospheres by A. V. Lapo. The book is an introduction to the ideas of the biosphere which were first proposed by remarkable Soviet scientist V. I. Vernadsky.  The book explores his ideas and … Continue reading

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Man and Animals – Dmitriyev

In this post we will see Man and Animals by Yuri Dmitriyev. Man’s life on Earth is bound up fast with animals, birds, and fish t insects and beasts, octopi and worms. But over the millennia Man’s relationships with animals … Continue reading

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Cells, Cells And More Cells – P. Katin

In this post we will see a wonderfully illustrated book Cells, Cells And More Cells by P. Katin. Do you have a mirror at home? Go and take a good look at yourself. There is your nose, your ears, your … Continue reading

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The Root System of Fruit Plants – Kolesnikov

In this post we will see a book titled The Root System of Fruit Plants by V. Kolesnikov. About the book: The Root System of Fruit Plants provides the horticulturist with the information he needs to be able to choose an … Continue reading

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In The Realm of Catalysis – Afanasiev, Zaikov

The phenomenon of changing the rate of a chemical reaction by the action of substances that do not alter their own chemical composition during this reaction is called catalysis. In this post we will see the book In The Realm … Continue reading

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Vegetable Growing In Home Gardens – Kononkov, Kiran

In this post we will see a book titled Vegetable Growing In Home Gardens of Tropical and Subtropical Areas by P. F. Konokov and V. Kiran. About the book: As the descriptive name suggests the book covers in detail how … Continue reading

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Science for Everyone – Ethology What Animals Do and Why?

Ethology is derived from two Greek words: “ethos”, meaning character, or custom; and “logos”, meaning study. In this post we will see another book in the series Science For Everyone. This one is titled Ethology – What Animals Do and … Continue reading

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