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  • Epidermale Mikrostrukturen von Blütenblätternby Saskia Wilmsen

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 37.62

    Saskia Wilmsen charakterisiert die Epidermiszellformen von 37 Blütenpflanzen, um einerseits den Einfluss epidermaler Mikrostrukturen in optisch wirksamen Bereichen von Petalen hinsichtlich ihrer Attraktivität auf Hummeln zu untersuchen und andererseits deren Unterschiede in Bezug auf spektrale Reflexion und Glanzeffekte zu analysieren. Die Autorin... more...

  • Erythropoietinby Gerald Litwack

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 210.00

    Erythropoietin , the latest volume in the Vitamins and Hormones series first published in 1943, and the longest-running serial published by Academic Press, provides up-to-date information on crystal structures and basic structural studies on neurotrophins and their receptors, neurotrophin functions and the biological actions of neurotrophins related... more...

  • Mabberley's Plant-Bookby David J. Mabberley

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 60.00

    With 1400 additional entries, this fully updated edition is a comprehensive reference for anyone studying, growing or writing about plants. more...

  • The Rewiring Brainby Arjen van Ooyen; Markus Butz-Ostendorf

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 150.00

    The adult brain is not as hard-wired as traditionally thought. By modifying their small- or large-scale morphology, neurons can make new synaptic connections or break existing ones (structural plasticity). Structural changes accompany memory formation and learning, and are induced by neurogenesis, neurodegeneration and brain injury such as stroke.... more...

  • Milestones in Immunologyby Domenico Ribatti

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 79.95

    Milestones in Immunology: Based on Collected Papers contains scientific milestones relating to the history of medicine over the past two centuries. The book highlights the contributions of pioneering scientists whose discoveries have paved the way for researchers working in the field of immunology. As the science of immunology grew from knowledge... more...

  • Shark Drunkby Morten Stroksnes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2017; US$ 18.66

    A salty story of friendship, adventure, and the explosive life that teems beneath the ocean   The Lofoten archipelago, just North of the Arctic Circle, is a place of unsurpassed beauty—the skyline spikes with dramatic peaks; the radiant greens and purples of the Northern Lights follow summers where the sun never sets. It’s a place of small villages,... more...

  • Extremophilic Enzymatic Processing of Lignocellulosic Feedstocks to Bioenergyby Rajesh K. Sani; R. Navanietha Krishnaraj

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 83.94

    This book introduces fundamentals of enzymatic processes, various renewable energy resources and their pretreatment processes.  It presents in-depth review of extremophilic enzymes (e.g., Cellulases, Xylanases, Lytic Polysaccharide Monooxygenases, Amylases, Ligninases, Pectinases, Esterases, and Chitinases) which can be used in several biotechnological... more...

  • Advances in Computational Intelligenceby Ignacio Rojas; Gonzalo Joya; Andreu Catala

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 89.53

    This two-volume set LNCS 10305 and LNCS 10306 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 14th International Work-Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, IWANN 2017, held in Cadiz, Spain, in June 2017. The 126 revised full papers presented in this double volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 199 submissions. The papers are organized in... more...

  • Quantum Theory and Free Willby Henry P. Stapp

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 33.57

    This book explains, in simple but accurate terms, how orthodox quantum mechanics works. The author, a distinguished theoretical physicist, shows how this theory, realistically interpreted, assigns an important role to our conscious free choices. Stapp claims that mainstream biology and neuroscience, despite nearly a century of quantum physics,... more...

  • Forest Inventory-based Projection Systems for Wood and Biomass Availabilityby Susana Barreiro; Mart-Jan Schelhaas; Ronald E. McRoberts; Gerald Kändler

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 156.69

    This book provides detailed descriptions of the forest biomass projection systems used in 22 countries in Europe and North America, as well as four European-wide systems. Separate chapters focus on the concepts of estimation of availability of woody biomass, compare and classify the different projection systems, and discuss the challenges and opportunities... more...