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- Gerald Duckworth & Co 2010; US$ 19.99
Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil examines the next step in the evolutionary process of the union of human and machine. He foresees the dawning of a new civilization where we will be able to transcend our biological skills with the vastly greater capacity, speed and knowledge-sharing abilities of our creations. In practical terms, human aging and... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 94.00 US$ 81.47
"I recommend that you read and use the information in this book to provide your athletes with the best chances of performing at their best" from the foreword by Sir Clive Woodward, Olympic Performance Director, British Olympic Association This book provides the latest scientific and practical information in the field of strength and conditioning.... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36
Whether our personality, intelligence, and behavior are more likely to be shaped by our environment or our genetic coding is not simply an idle question for today's researchers. There are tremendous consequences to understanding the crucial role that environment and genes each play. How we raise and educate our children, how we treat various mental... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 34.95 US$ 30.06
This is true, for he does show theoretically why there is no need for us to age, i.e. that there is no "death gene" that determines, more or less precisely, our longevity. Just don't expect any miracle cures. From a layman's viewpoint, the evolutionary argument he constructs for the development of aging in species is well elucidated and highly convincing.... more...
- IOS Press 2005; US$ 112.00
In occupational safety and health acts, ordinances, regulations, directives, standards and guidelines, A-weighted sound exposures, varying in level and duration, are traditionally converted to an 8-hour-average sound level by applying the 3-dB exchange rate. Under the prerequisite that the energy equivalent rating level does not exceed 85 dB(A)/8 h,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1981; US$ 67.50
This volume explores the significant contributions of animals to our understanding of aging, to improving geriatric medicine, adn to providing companionship and assistance to the elderly. Leo L. Bustad discusses what can be learned from animal life-span s more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 188.00 US$ 162.93
Prominent contributors address issues regarding the toxicity of aluminum which causes an encephalopathy in renal dialysis patients and is also known to damage animals and plants via acid rain. Examines the chemistry and biology of aluminum compounds focusing on the evidence for and against aluminum's role in Alzheimer's disease. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 115.95 US$ 100.49
Proteomics provides an introductory insight on proteomics, discussing the basic principles of the field, how to apply specific technologies and instrumentation, and example applications in human health and diseases. With helpful study questions, this textbook presents an easy to grasp and solid overview and understanding of the principles, guidelines,... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1987; US$ 18.75
À la recherche de l'apaisement - Histoire de quelques récupérations - Le stress de la vie - L'inhibition réflexe musculaire : première solution motrice contre les effets du stress - La réponse d'apaisement : dernier niveau de la réponse anti-stress - Du simple au complexe : une organisation en boucle de... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 105.00
A collection of stimulating studies on the past, the present, and the future of consciousness, Consciousness Evolving contributes to understanding some of the most important conceptual problems of our time. The advent of the modern synthesis together with the human genome project affords a platform for considering what it is that makes humans distinctive.... more...