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  • Micro and Nanotechnologies in Engineering Stem Cells and Tissuesby Murugan Ramalingam; Esmaiel Jabbari; Seeram Ramakrishna; Ali Khademhosseini

    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...

  • Mathematics for the Life Sciencesby Erin N. Bodine; Suzanne Lenhart; Louis J. Gross

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 85.00

    The life sciences deal with a vast array of problems at different spatial, temporal, and organizational scales. The mathematics necessary to describe, model, and analyze these problems is similarly diverse, incorporating quantitative techniques that are rarely taught in standard undergraduate courses. This textbook provides an accessible introduction... more...

  • The Molecular Biology and Biochemistry of Fruit Ripeningby Graham Seymour; Gregory A. Tucker; Mervin Poole; James Giovannoni

    Wiley 2013; US$ 199.95

    A comprehensive and mechanistic perspective on fruit ripening, emphasizing commonalities and differences between fruit groups and ripening processes. Fruits are an essential part of the human diet and contain important phytochemicals that provide protection against heart disease and cancers. Fruit ripening is of importance for human... more...

  • Cloneby Gina Kolata

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    The birth of Dolly -- the world's first clone -- placed in our hands the secret of creation. Few discoveries have so altered our notion of what it means to be human, or presented such a Gordian knot of ethical, spiritual, and scientific questions. Noted science journalist Gina Kolata broke the news nationally in The New York Times and was the first... more...

  • Outstanding Marine Moleculesby Stephane La Barre; Jean-Michel Kornprobst

    Wiley 2014; US$ 215.00

    Using a number of outstanding examples, this text introduces readers to the immense variety of marine natural compounds, the methodologies to characterize them and the approaches to explore their industrial potential. Care is also taken to discuss the function and ecological context of the compounds. Carefully produced and easy to read, this book... more...

  • CO2 Biofixation by Microalgaeby Sihem Tebbani; Rayen Filali; Filipa Lopes; Didier Dumur; Dominique Pareau

    Wiley 2014; US$ 95.00

    Due to the consequences of globa l warming and significant greenhouse gas emissions, several ideas have been studied to reduce these emissions or to suggest solut ions for pollutant remov al. The most promising ideas are reduced consumption, waste recovery and waste treatment by biological systems. In this latter category, studies have demonstrated... more...

  • Concepts in Biotechnologyby Klaus Buchholz; John Collins

    Wiley 2014; US$ 75.00

    Adopting a unique approach, this novel textbook integrates science and business for an inside view on the biotech industry. Peering behind the scenes, it provides a thorough analysis of the foundations of the present day industry for students and professionals alike: its history, its tools and processes, its markets and products. The authors, themselves... more...

  • Germs Gone Wildby Kenneth King

    Pegasus Books 2011; US$ 15.99

    A shocking exposť of the reckless proliferation of bioweapon research and development facilities across the U.S.?and the threat this poses to everyday Americans † Battling a new generation of corporate giants and uncovering threats right in our own backyard, Kenneth King?s Germs Gone Wild reveals the massive expansion of America?s biodefense... more...

  • Investigationsby Stuart A. Kauffman

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 29.99

    Offers an investigation of the basis of life itself. By defining and explaining autonomous agents and work in the contexts of thermodynamics and of information theory, this work explores the requirements for the emergence of a general biology that transcends terrestrial biology to seek laws governing biospheres anywhere in the cosmos. more...

  • Managing Plant Genetic Diversityby J. Engels; V. Ramanatha Rao; A.H.D. Brown; M. Jackson

    CABI 2001; US$ 155.00

    This text contains edited and revised papers from a conference on ''Science and Technology for Managing Plant Genetic Diversity in the 21st Century'' held in Malaysia in June 2000, organised by the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI). more...