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  • Macrolide Antibioticsby Satoshi Omura

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 165.00

    Macrolide Antibiotics: Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Practice, Second Edition explores the discovery of new macrolide antibiotics, their function, and their clinical use in diseases such as cancer, AIDS, cystic fibrosis and pneumonia. This book discusses the creation of synthetic macrolides and the mechanisms of antibiotic activity. The uses for antimicrobial... more...

  • Groundwater Management in Asian Citiesby Satoshi Takizawa

    Springer Japan 2008; US$ 153.54

    In 2007, the world's urban population surpassed the number of people living in rural areas and is still growing. The number of city dwellers who do not have access to piped water and rely on groundwater is also increasing. In many Asian cities, groundwater is not only the source of domestic water but also an important resource for industrial development,... more...

  • Rescue Roboticsby Satoshi Tadokoro

    Springer London 2009; US$ 153.54

    Rescue Robotics presents the major findings of the DDT Project on robots and systems for urban search and rescue. The book discusses the development and testing of these robotic systems, and technologies including serpentine robots and traced vehicles. more...

  • Asia Beyond the Global Economic Crisisby Satoshi Inomata

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    The characteristic feature of the recent Global Economic Crisis is the speed and extent of the shock transmission. The development of cross-national production networks in recent years has significantly deepened the economic interdependency between countries, and a shock that occurs in one region can be swiftly and extensively transmitted to the rest... more...

  • Dirac Spectra in Dense QCDby Takuya Kanazawa

    Springer Japan 2012; US$ 106.30

    This book reviews dense quark matter in QCD with gauge group SU(2) using low-energy effective theoretical methods, and connections of statistical properties of the Dirac operator spectrum at high baryon chemical potential and a class of random matrix theories. more...

  • Beyond Global Capitalismby Satoshi Fujii

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 62.59

    This book compiles the presentations and discussions from the international symposium “Beyond Global Capitalism” that was held with the contributions of Emmanuel Todd, Ha-Joon Chang, and other scholars in Kyoto, Japan, in 2013. The book is intended make the reader aware that global capitalism, or globalism, has increased its power in recent years,... more...

  • Golden Rulesby Mark Kanazawa

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 55.00

    Fresh water has become scarce and will become even more so in the coming years, as continued population growth places ever greater demands on the supply of fresh water. At the same time, options for increasing that supply look to be ever more limited. No longer can we rely on technological solutions to meet growing demand. What we need is better management... more...

  • Charge and Heat Transport Phenomena in Electronic and Spin Structures in B20-type Compoundsby Naoya Kanazawa

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 102.75

    This thesis presents systematic experimental research on chiral-lattice crystals referred to as B20-type germanium compounds, especially focusing on skyrmion spin textures and Dirac electrons. An emergent electromagnetic field observed in MnGe demonstrates a formation of three-dimensional skyrmion crystals. Detection of skyrmions in nanoscale Hall... more...

  • Prescription for Social Dilemmasby Satoshi Fujii

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 118.11

    This book provides a theoretical, empirical, and pragmatic understanding of social dilemmas (SDs). A SD is a social situation where cooperation maximizing collective or social profit is different from defection maximizing individual profit. Problems arise when too many group members choose to pursue individual profit and immediate satisfaction rather... more...

  • Introduction to Astrochemistryby Satoshi Yamamoto

    Springer Japan 2017; US$ 106.30

    This book draws on fundamental physics and chemistry to furnish an overview of the exotic and complex chemistry occurring in star-forming clouds. It describes chemical evolution from interstellar clouds to planetary systems. more...