Living at micro scale : the unexpected physics of being small / David B. Dusenbery.

Edition
  • First Harvard University Press paperback ed.
Published
  • Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press 2011, c2009
Physical description
xxx, 416 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780674060210
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 393-406) and index.
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Background -- Microscopy -- Fluids -- Molecules -- Brownian motion -- Ellipsoids -- Information -- Energy -- Physical consequences -- Chemical transport -- Signal detection -- Consequences for locomotion -- Dispersal -- Sedimentation -- Swimming -- Consequences for orientation to stimulus gradients -- Gradient guiding -- Size limit for locomotion -- Optimal shapes -- Consequences for interactions between organisms -- Encounter rates -- Predation -- Pheromone attraction -- Gametes.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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University of Birmingham Libraries: Main Library, Collection QR41.2 .D88
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British Library: General Reference Collection, St Pancras Reading Rooms YK.2009.a.18524
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