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  • Biocompatibility of Dental Biomaterialsby Richard Shelton

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 200.00

    Biocompatibility of Dental Biomaterials details and examines the fundamentals of biocompatibililty, also including strategies to combat it. As biomaterials used in the mouth are subject to different problems than those associated with the general in vivo environment, this book examines these challenges, presenting the latest research and forward-thinking... more...

  • Biological Adhesivesby Andrew M. Smith

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 163.30

    Many plants, animals, and microbes use adhesive polymers and structures to attach to inert substrates, to each other, or to other organisms. This is the first major review that brings together research on many of the well-known biological adhesives. Emphasizing the diversity of biological adhesives and associated adhesion processes, it deals with... more...

  • Basic and Applied Aspects of Biotechnologyby Varsha Gupta; Manjistha Sengupta; Jaya Prakash; Baishnab Charan Tripathy

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 185.07

    This book explores the journey of biotechnology, searching for new avenues and noting the impressive accomplishments to date. It has harmonious blend of facts, applications and new ideas. Fast-paced biotechnologies are broadly applied and are being continuously explored in areas like the environmental, industrial, agricultural and medical sciences.... more...

  • Polyethylene-Based Biocomposites and Bionanocompositesby Visakh P. M.; Sigrid Lüftl

    Wiley 2016; US$ 225.00 US$ 195.00

    Biodegradable polymers have experienced a growing interest in recent years for applications in packaging, agriculture, automotive, medicine, and other areas. One of the drivers for this development is the great quantity of synthetic plastic discarded improperly in the environment. Therefore, R&D in industry and in academic research centers, search... more...

  • A Study on Antimicrobial Effects of Nanosilver for Drinking Water Disinfectionby Yang Xu

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 94.71

    This thesis examines the feasibility of using silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) as a viable disinfectant. It explores the opportunities and challenges of using AgNPs as an antimicrobial agent, and includes the latest research findings. It compares three kinds of AgNPs with regard to their antibacterial and antiviral effects; their sustainability in real... more...

  • Reliability in Biomechanicsby Ghias Kharmanda; Abdelkhalak El Hami

    Wiley 2016; US$ 135.00 US$ 117.00

    In this book, we present in detail several recent methodologies and algorithms that we have developed during the last fifteen years. The deterministic methods account for uncertainties through empirical safety factors,  which implies that the actual uncertainties in materials, geometry and loading are not truly considered. This problem becomes much... more...

  • M-Healthby Robert S. H. Istepanian; Bryan Woodward

    Wiley 2016; US$ 125.00 US$ 108.33

    Addresses recent advances from both the clinical and technological perspectives to provide a comprehensive presentation of m-Health This book introduces the concept of m-Health, first coined by Robert S. H. Istepanian in 2003. The evolution of m-Health since then—how it was transformed from an academic concept to a global healthcare technology... more...

  • Environmental Biotechnologyby Jeyabalan Sangeetha; Devarajan Thangadurai; Muniswamy David; Mohd Azmuddin Abdullah

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 159.95

    With focus on the practical use of modern biotechnology for environmental sustainability, this book provides a thoughtful overview of molecular aspects of environmental studies to create a new awareness of fundamental biological processes and sustainable ecological concerns. It covers the latest research by prominent scientists in modern biology and... more...

  • DNA Nanoscienceby Kenneth Douglas

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 69.95

    DNA Nanoscience: From Prebiotic Origins to Emerging Nanotechnology melds two tales of DNA. One is a look at the first 35 years of DNA nanotechnology to better appreciate what lies ahead in this emerging field. The other story looks back 4 billion years to the possible origins of DNA which are shrouded in mystery. The book is divided into three... more...

  • Marine Glycobiologyby Se-Kwon Kim

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 209.95

    Marine glycobiology is an emerging and exciting area in the field of science and medicine. Glycobiology, the study of the structure and function of carbohydrates and carbohydrate-containing molecules, is fundamental to all biological systems and represents a developing field of science that has made huge advances in the last half-century. This book... more...