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  • Plant Transformation Technology Revolution in Last Three Decades - Vol. 1by Yinghui Dan; David Ow

    Bentham Science Publishers 2011; US$ 39.00

    Plant transformation technology has played a critical role in advancing biotechnology and fundamental research and evolved as a science. This book describes the breakthrough technologies in all aspects of plant transformation in the last 27 years, which have been contributed by the world leading experts in the field. This e-book is one of the first... more...

  • Process Monitoring and Quality by Design for Biotechnology Productsby Neslihan Delacruz

    Biota Publishing 2010; US$ 30.00

    Traditional pharmaceutical development is an unwieldy process requiring extensive experimentation and long lead times before process scientists can fully understand the effect that process parameters such as pH, temperature, cell viability, or process yield may have on the product acceptability. Implementation of quality by design is a science-based... more...

  • A Matter of Life and Deathby Sue Armstrong

    Canongate Books 2010; US$ 14.13

    A Matter of Life and Death tells fascinating stories of mysterious illnesses and miraculous scientific breakthroughs. But it is also crammed full of extraordinary characters ? from the forensic anthropologist with his own Body Farm in Tennessee to the doctor who had a heart-and-lung transplant and ended up using her own lungs for research. more...

  • Bonkby Mary Roach

    Canongate Books 2008; US$ 13.29

    Few things are as fundamental to human happiness as sex, and few writers are as entertaining about the subject as Mary Roach. Can a woman think herself to orgasm? Is your penis three inches longer than you think? Why doesn't Viagra help women - or, for that matter, pandas? Does orgasm boost fertility? Or cure hiccups? The study of sexual physiology... more...

  • That's Not in My Science Bookby Kate Kelly

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2006; US$ 9.99

    The follow-on to the best-selling That's Not in My American History Book explains in everyday language both the ordinary and the bizarre technological marvels that we take for granted and the laws of nature that serve as the baseline for life on earth. Beginning with clear, concise, and entertaining descriptions of the important discoveries that... more...

  • Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviationby Dilys Roe; Joanna Elliott; Chris Sandbrook; Matt Walpole

    Wiley 2012; US$ 85.95

    Biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation are both important societal goals demanding increasing international attention. While they may seem to be unrelated, the international policy frameworks that guide action to address them make an explicit assumption that conserving biodiversity  will help to tackle global poverty. Part of the ... more...

  • Modelling Nutrient Digestion and Utilisation in Farm Animalsby

    Wageningen Academic Publishers 2011; US$ 129.00

    Written by leading researchers from around the world, this book covers a number of current issues as well as showing how empirical meta-analysis of nutrient usage in farm animals can synthesize hitherto heterogeneous data on digestion and nutrient conversion. more...

  • NorFor -by

    Wageningen Academic Publishers 2011; US$ 89.95

    This book describes in detail the NorFor feed evaluation system used in Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, ranging in coverage from feed analysis to digestion and metabolism to formulation of feed rations and the physical structure of the diet. more...

  • Knowledge in Actionby

    Wageningen Academic Publishers 2011; US$ 69.95

    This book explores different types of transdisciplinary research that scientists engage in, offering several striking examples from The Netherlands (both successful and less effective), and also innovative examples from communities in Africa and Asia. more...

  • Modern Biotechnologyby J. Tramper; Yang Zhu

    Wageningen Academic Publishers 2011; US$ 69.95

    Modern biotechnology makes use of the recombinant DNA technology to genetically modify microorganisms, plants and animals in order to make them more suitable for all kinds of applications. This book examines controversial aspects of these applications. more...