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- Wiley 2013; US$ 149.95
A cutting-edge look at the application of micro and nanotechnologies in regenerative medicine The area at the interface of micro/nanotechnology and stem cells/tissue engineering has seen an explosion of activity in recent years. This book provides a much-needed overview of these exciting developments, covering all aspects of micro and nanotechnologies,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 143.00
Agri-food bio-technology policy and regulation is transitioning from an early period focused on genetic engineering technologies to ?next-generation? rules and regulatory processes linked to challenges originating in a wide variety of new technological processes and applications. Can lessons learned from past and current regulatory oversights of agricultural... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 142.00
Published since 1959, Advances in Applied Microbiology continues to be one of the most widely read and authoritative review sources in microbiology. The series contains comprehensive reviews of the most current research in applied microbiology. Recent areas covered include bacterial diversity in the human gut, protozoan grazing of freshwater biofilms,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 30.00
The implicit questions that inevitably underlie German bioethics are the same ones that have pervaded all of German public life for decades: How could the Holocaust have happened? And how can Germans make sure that it will never happen again? In Reasons of Conscience , Stefan Sperling considers the bioethical debates surrounding embryonic stem cell... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 34.95
A guide to the rapidly progressing Age of Biotechnology, Brutes or Angels provides basic information on a wide array of new technologies in the life sciences, along with the ethical issues raised by each. With stem cell research, Dolly the cloned sheep, in vitro fertilization, age retardation, and pharmaceutical mind enhancement, humankind is... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 169.95
With the advent of modern tools of molecular biology and genetic engineering and new skills in metabolic engineering and synthetic biology, fermentation technology for industrial applications has developed enormously in recent years. Reflecting these advances, Fermentation Processes Engineering in the Food Industry explores the state of the art of... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 149.95
Nucleic acid (NA) therapeutics has been extensively studied both in the academia and in the pharmaceutical industry and is still considered the promise for new therapeutic modalities, especially in personalized medicine. The only hurdle that limits the translation of NA therapeutics from an academic idea to the new therapeutic modality is the lack... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.99
The genome's been mapped. But what does it mean? Arguably the most significant scientific discovery of the new century, the mapping of the twenty-three pairs of chromosomes that make up the human genome raises almost as many questions as it answers. Questions that will profoundly impact the way we think about disease, about longevity, and about free... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 216.95
This collection of high-profile contributions provides a unique insight into the development of novel, successful biopharmaceuticals. Outstanding authors, including Nobel laureate Robert Huber as well as prominent company researchers and CEOs, present valuable insider knowledge, limiting their scope to those procedures and developments with proven... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 69.95
Transistors using one electron at a time. Seemingly transparent sunscreens made with titanium dioxide particles that block harmful UV rays. Nanometer-sized specks of gold that change color to red and melt at 750 C instead of 1,064 C. Nanotechnology finds the unique properties of things at the nanometer scale and then puts them to use! Although nanotechnology... more...