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  • The Strange Career of Jim Crowby C. Vann Woodward; William S. McFeely

    Oxford University Press, USA 2001; US$ 13.99

    C. Vann Woodward, who died in 1999 at the age of 91, was America's most eminent Southern historian, the winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Mary Chestnut's Civil War and a Bancroft Prize for The Origins of the New South. Now, to honor his long and truly distinguished career, Oxford is pleased to publish this special commemorative edition of Woodward's... more...

  • The Brain That Changes Itselfby Norman Doidge

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2008; US$ 20.99

    An astonishing new scientific discovery called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the adult human brain is fixed and unchanging. It is, instead, able to change its own structure and function, even into old age. Psychiatrist and researcher Norman Doidge, MD, travelled around the United States to meet the brilliant scientists... more...

  • The Life-Cycle of Pharmaceuticals in the Environmentby B.M. Peake; R. Braund; Alfred Tong; Louis A Tremblay

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 205.00

    The Life-Cycle of Pharmaceuticals in the Environment identifies pathways of entry of pharmaceuticals into the environment, beginning with the role of global prescribing and disposal practices. The book then discusses typical levels of common pharmaceuticals and how they can be determined in natural waters such as raw and treated sewage, and in potable... more...

  • Genomics and Societyby Dhavendra Kumar; Ruth Chadwick

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 89.95

    Genomics and Society; Ethical, Legal-Cultural, and Socioeconomic Implications is the first book to address the vast and thorny web of ELSI topics identified as core priorities of the NHGRI in 2011. The work addresses fundamental issues of biosociety and bioeconomy as the revolution in biology moves from research lab to healthcare system. Of... more...

  • Tears of the Cheetahby Stephen J. O'Brien

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 22.99

    The history of life on Earth is dominated by extinction events so numerous that over 99.9% of the species ever to have existed are gone forever. If animals could talk, we would ask them to recall their own ancestries, in particular the secrets as to how they avoided almost inevitable annihilation in the face of daily assaults by predators, climactic... more...

  • Nicotine Use in Mental Illness and Neurological Disordersby Mariella De Biasi

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 210.00

    Nicotine Use in Mental Illness and Neurological Disorders , a volume in the International Review of Neurobiology series, is a comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art research into nicotine use in mental illness and neurological disorders. It reviews current knowledge and understanding, also provides a starting point for researchers and... more...

  • Molecular Aspects of Exercise Biology and Exercise Genomicsby Claude Bouchard

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 171.00

    This volume of Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science includes a comprehensive summary of the evidence accumulated thus far on the molecular and cellular regulation of the various adaptations taking place in response to exercise. Changes in the cellular machinery are described for multiple tissues and organs in terms of signaling... more...

  • Efficient Livestock Handlingby Bonnie V. Beaver; Don Höglund

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 69.95

    Efficient Livestock Handling: The Practical Application of Animal Welfare and Behavioral Science brings together the science-based disciplines of animal behavior and welfare to discuss how knowledge of one area (behavior) can be used to promote the other. Emphasis is on cattle and horses, but swine, sheep, and goats are also covered. Three major... more...

  • The Laws of Medicineby . Instaread

    iDreamBooks Inc 2015; US$ 2.99

    Inside this Instaread of The Laws of Medicine: ? Overview of the book ? Important People ? Key Takeaways ? Analysis of Key Takeaways more...

  • Human Diversityby Bernard Charles Lamb

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2015; US$ 99.00

    Human diversity, with its myriad of different conditions involving biology, psychology, and social structures, remains one of the biggest challenges — and opportunities — facing the species. With many government and private firms now having diversity or equality officers, programmes or committees, it is clear that human diversity is a... more...