Body Heat

Body Heat

Temperature and Life on Earth

eBook - 2002
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"Whether you're a polar bear giving birth to cubs in an Arctic winter, a camel going days without water in the desert heat, or merely a suburbanite without air conditioning in a heat wave, your comfort and even survival depend on how well you adapt to extreme temperatures." "In this book, the biopsychologist Mark Blumberg explores the many ways that temperature rules the lives of all animals (including us). He moves from the physical principles that govern the flow of heat in and out of our bodies to the many complex evolutionary devices animals use to exploit those principles for their own benefit."--Jacket.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2002
ISBN: 9780674023765
0674023765
9780674007628
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (240 pages) : illustrations

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