Category Archives: life sciences

Nonlinear Phenomena in Plasma Physics and Hydrodynamics – Sagdeev (Ed.)

In this post, we will see the book Nonlinear Phenomena in Plasma Physics and Hydrodynamics edited by R.Z.Sagdeev. This book is part of the Advances in Science and Technology in the USSR Physics Series About the book (From the Preface) … Continue reading

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Origin and Chemical Evolution of the Earth (Science for Everyone) – Voitkevich

In this post, we will see the book Origin and Chemical Evolution of the Earth by G.V. Voitkevich.  Earlier, we had seen Origin and Development of Life on Earth by the same author, which can be seen as a companion … Continue reading

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What The Bat Told Us – Zubkov

In this post, we will see the book What the Bat Told Us by Boris Zubkov. About the book The book describes physiology and adaptations in animals which have inspired human inventions. There is a term for these innovations called as Biomimetics. … Continue reading

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The Green Island – Datskevich

In this post, we will see the book The Green Island by Victor Datskevich. About the book In the book, a father and son (Vadik) explore botanical gardens of Moscow. The book is a nice introduction to nature watch for children which … Continue reading

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The World Of The Amphibians (Scientists To School Children) – Sergeev

In this post, we will see the book The World Of The Amphibians (Scientists To School Children) by B. F. Sergeev. This is a series of books in which some of the leading scientists in their field write popular expositions … Continue reading

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Cybernetics Of Living Matter: Nature, Man, Information – Markov (Ed.)

In this post, we will look at the book Cybernetics Of Living Matter: Nature, Man, Information edited by I. M. Markov. About the book: The book has been written by a team of leading Soviet authorities in the field of … Continue reading

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Neuropathology for Everyone – Umansky

In this post, we will see the book Neuropathology for Everyone by K. G. Umansky. About the book  The author, Professor K. G. Umansky, is a neuropathologist of high repute with many years of research and practice in this field of … Continue reading

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Physiology for Everyone – Sergeev

In this post, we will see the book Physiology for Everyone by B. F. Sergeev. About the book Our planet, the Earth, is the home of hundreds of thousands of living creatures. Life has permeated everywhere. It has ascended to the … Continue reading

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This Amazingly Symmetrical World – Tarasov

In this post, we will see the book This Amazingly Symmetrical World by Lev Tarasov. As we had written in the earlier post with Tarasov’s Calculus, which was remade electronically using LaTeX typesetting engine, this is another of his books which have … Continue reading

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Electricity And Man – Manoilov

In this post, we will see the book Electricity And Man by V. Manoilov. About the book: “… Life on Earth originated and developed in interaction with electromagnetic fields. Electricity is inherent in the living in its most complicated form – … Continue reading

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