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3. The —omics revolution

3. The —omics revolution  

Eberhard O. Voit

in Systems Biology: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2020
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Mar 2020
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9780191866975
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10.1093/actrade/9780198828372.003.0003
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In the past, experiments were time consuming and expensive, and data were therefore often scarce. The so-called —omics revolution has changed this situation to a point where we often have ... More
5. Signals for survival

5. Signals for survival  

Tristram D. Wyatt

in Animal Behaviour: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2017
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Feb 2017
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9780191780691
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10.1093/actrade/9780198712152.003.0005
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Animals communicate in numerous ways. Usually, when animals communicate, the receiver of the communication responds by changing its behaviour. Communication can use any one or more of the ... More
4. Computational systems biology

4. Computational systems biology  

Eberhard O. Voit

in Systems Biology: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2020
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Mar 2020
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9780191866975
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10.1093/actrade/9780198828372.003.0004
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9780198828372
The new methods of —omics biology, combined with more traditional experiments, have the capacity of generating more high-quality data than ever before. So, why isn’t that sufficient? What ... More
4. Smell, location, and memory

4. Smell, location, and memory  

Matthew Cobb

in Smell: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2020
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May 2020
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9780191863967
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10.1093/actrade/9780198825258.003.0004
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9780198825258
Is there scientific evidence that smells can unlock memories? ‘Smell, location, and memory’ demonstrates that there are connections. These connections can be positive or interesting (babies ... More
4. Learning and animal culture

4. Learning and animal culture  

Tristram D. Wyatt

in Animal Behaviour: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2017
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Feb 2017
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10.1093/actrade/9780198712152.003.0004
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Learning is an animal’s capacity to change behaviour, as the result of individual experience, so that it is better adapted to the animal’s physical and social environments. Learning helps ... More
Animal Behaviour: A Very Short Introduction

Animal Behaviour: A Very Short Introduction  

Tristram D. Wyatt

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Feb 2017
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Feb 2017
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9780191780691
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10.1093/actrade/9780198712152.001.0001
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9780198712152
How animals behave is crucial to their survival and reproduction. Animal Behaviour: A Very Short Introduction discusses how animal behaviour has evolved, how behaviours develop in each ... More
8. Applying behaviour

8. Applying behaviour  

Tristram D. Wyatt

in Animal Behaviour: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2017
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10.1093/actrade/9780198712152.003.0008
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Our behaviour as humans has profound effects on the lives of other animals. ‘Applying behaviour’ explores some of the ways that we can use an understanding of animal behaviour to reduce our ... More
2. Sensing and responding

2. Sensing and responding  

Tristram D. Wyatt

in Animal Behaviour: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2017
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Feb 2017
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10.1093/actrade/9780198712152.003.0002
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How an animal behaves is coordinated by nerves and hormones in different, complementary ways. Stimuli, such as the sound of a predator, cause fast behavioural responses coordinated by nerve ... More

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