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  • Umamiby Ole G. Mouritsen; Klavs Styrbæk; Mariela Johansen; Jonas Drotner Mouritsen

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 33.99

    In the West, we have identified only four basic tastes—sour, sweet, salty, and bitter—that, through skillful combination and technique, create delicious foods. Yet in many parts of East Asia over the past century, an additional flavor has entered the culinary lexicon: umami, a fifth taste impression that is savory, complex, and wholly distinct. Combining... more...

  • Rhetoric of a Global Epidemicby Huiling Ding

    Southern Illinois University Press 2014; US$ 50.00

    In the past ten years, we have seen great changes in the ways government organizations and media respond to and report on emerging global epidemics. The first outbreak to garner such attention was SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome). In Rhetoric of a Global Epidemic , Huiling Ding uses SARS to explore how various cultures and communities made... more...

  • Surface Engineering and Technology for Biomedical Implantsby Yoshiki Oshida

    Momentum Press 2014; US$ 180.00

    This new book synthesizes a wide range of interdisciplinary literature to provide the state-of-the art of biomedical implants. It discusses materials and explains the three basic requirements for implant success from a surface engineering perspective: biological compatibility, biomechanical compatibility, morphological compatibility. Biomedical, mechanical,... more...

  • Novel Food Preservation and Microbial Assessment Techniquesby Ioannis S. Boziaris

    Science Publishers 2014; US$ 159.95

    Demand for minimally processed foods has resulted in the development of innovative, non-thermal food preservation methods, such as high-pressure sonication, ozone, and UV treatment. This book presents a summary of these novel food processing techniques. It also covers new methods used to monitor microbial activity, including spectroscopic methods... more...

  • Quick Reference for Otolaryngologyby Kim Scott; Richard Debo; Alan Keyes

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 75.00

    The only text of its kind for practicing clinicians, Quick Reference Guide: Otolaryngology is a comprehensive, quick-access reference written specifically for nurses, physician's assistants, and medical students. Not only is it useful as a pithy reference guide for clinicians, it is a learning system designed to foster retention and comprehension,... more...

  • Interfaces in Biomaterials Sciencesby D. Muster; G. Hastings

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    This volume presents a comprehensive review on the actual trends in basic and applied research on biomaterials, in hard tissue repair and reconstruction, as well as their consequences for both industry and society. The importance of methods for high-resolution characterization are highlighted, the crucial problem of interactions is illustrated by a... more...

  • A Handbook for DNA-Encoded Chemistryby Robert A. Goodnow

    Wiley 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book comprehensively describes the development and practice of DNA-encoded library synthesis technology. Together, the chapters detail an approach to drug discovery that offers an attractive addition to the portfolio of existing hit generation technologies such as high-throughput screening, structure-based drug discovery and fragment-based screening.... more...

  • The Clinical Biology of Sodiumby A. R. Michell

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

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  • Sexual Behaviour and HIV/AIDS in Europeby Nathalie Bajos; Michel Hubert; Theo Sandfort

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 173.95

    Sexual Behaviour and HIV/AIDS in Europe is the first book to compare the major population surveys on sexual behaviour and HIV/AIDS carried out in Europe in recent years. Leading European researchers explore the differences and similarities between European countries in patterns of sexual behaviour and responses to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. As well... more...

  • The Use of Psychological Testing for Treatment Planning and Outcomes Assessmentby Mark E. Maruish

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 200.00

    Test-based psychological assessment has been significantly affected by the health care revolution in the United States during the past two decades. Despite new limitations on psychological services across the board and psychological testing in particular, it continues to offer a rapid and efficient method of identifying problems, planning and monitoring... more...