A Brief Atlas of the Human Body by Matt Hutchinson

By Matt Hutchinson

This full-color atlas comprises 107 bone and forty seven soft-tissue photos with easy-to-read labels. This re-creation of the atlas encompasses a fresh complete histology photomicrograph part that includes over 50 slides of simple tissue and organ structures. that includes photographs taken by way of popular biomedical photographer Ralph Hutchings, this fine quality photographic atlas makes a great source for the school room and laboratory, and is referenced in acceptable determine legends in the course of the textual content.

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Animal Cell Culture, 1st Edition by Mohamed Al-Rubeai (eds.)

By Mohamed Al-Rubeai (eds.)

​Animal cells are the popular “cell factories” for the construction of advanced molecules and antibodies to be used as prophylactics, therapeutics or diagnostics. Animal cells are required for the right kind post-translational processing (including glycosylation) of biopharmaceutical protein items. they're used for the construction of viral vectors for gene remedy. significant ambitions for this remedy comprise melanoma, HIV, arthritis, cardiovascular and CNS illnesses and cystic fibrosis. Animal cells are used as in vitro substrates in pharmacological and toxicological experiences. This ebook is designed to function a complete assessment of animal telephone tradition, protecting the present prestige of either examine and purposes. For the coed or R&D scientist or new researcher the protocols are vital to the functionality of mobilephone tradition paintings, but a wide figuring out is key for translation of laboratory findings into the commercial construction. in the vast scope of the e-book, every one subject is reviewed authoritatively by means of specialists within the box to supply cutting-edge selection of present learn. an immense reference quantity on telephone tradition study and the way it affects on construction of biopharmaceutical proteins all over the world, the booklet is vital interpreting for everybody operating in cellphone tradition and is a instructed quantity for all biotechnology libraries.

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Feeding: Form, Function and Evolution in Tetrapod by Kurt Schwenk

By Kurt Schwenk

Because the first four-legged vertebrates, known as tetrapods, crept up alongside the beaches of old primordial seas, feeding was once one of the such a lot paramount in their matters. in retrospect into the mists of evolutionary time, fish-like ancestors will be noticeable remodeled via normal choice and different evolutionary pressures into animals with feeding habitats as various as an anteater and a whale. From frog to pheasant and salamander to snake, each lineage of tetrapods has developed certain feeding anatomy and behaviour. Similarities in broadly divergent tetrapods vividly illustrate their shared universal ancestry. whilst, a variety of transformations among and between tetrapods record the facility and majesty that contains organismal evolutionary historical past. Feeding is an in depth survey of the numerous ways in which land vertebrates collect meals. The useful anatomy and the keep an eye on of advanced and dynamic structural parts are recurrent issues of this quantity. Luminaries within the self-discipline of feeding biology have joined forces to create a ebook sure to stimulate destiny reviews of animal anatomy and behaviour.

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Wrestling the Hulk: My Life on the Ropes by Linda Hogan

By Linda Hogan

Wrestling the Hulk

How many of us can say they stood up opposed to wrestler Hulk Hogan and got here out successful? Linda Hogan did simply that. After twenty-four years of facing his dishonest, mistreatment, and lies, Linda had to step out of her marriage ring and begin a brand new life.

In Wrestling the Hulk, the girl who was once enjoyed through tv audiences for being the supportive spouse and mom on VH1's hit exhibit Hogan is aware Best is now revealing for the 1st time what lifestyles with the wrestling icon used to be fairly like behind the curtain. Linda takes readers via a few of her so much own moments: from her first intimate studies with Terry Bollea (aka Hulk Hogan) to their ringside courtship, from aiding him release a profitable profession and begin a kinfolk to the crumbling in their marriage due to infidelity.

After twenty years of being “Mrs. Hulk Hogan,” Linda eventually summoned the braveness to maneuver on and love her lifestyles. She has stumbled on happiness in a brand new courting with a more youthful guy, proving that it's by no means too overdue to begin over.

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Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex by Leymah Gbowee

By Leymah Gbowee


In a time of loss of life and terror, Leymah Gbowee introduced Liberia’s ladies together—and jointly they led a country to peace.

As a tender girl, Leymah Gbowee was once damaged by means of the Liberian civil battle, a brutal clash that tore aside her existence and claimed the lives of numerous kinfolk and associates. Years of struggling with destroyed her country—and shattered Gbowee’s girlhood hopes and goals. As a tender mom trapped in a nightmare of household abuse, she came upon the braveness to show her bitterness into motion, propelled via her attention that it's girls who are suffering such a lot in the course of conflicts—and that the ability of girls operating jointly can create an unstoppable strength. In 2003, the passionate and charismatic Gbowee helped arrange after which led the Liberian Mass motion for Peace, a coalition of Christian and Muslim girls who sat in public protest, confronting Liberia’s ruthless president and insurgent warlords, or even held a intercourse strike. With a military of ladies, Gbowee helped lead her state to peace—in the method rising as a global chief who replaced background. Mighty Be Our Powers is the gripping chronicle of a trip from hopelessness to empowerment that might contact all who dream of a higher world.


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See Right Through Me: An Imaging Anatomy Atlas by Savvas Andronikou (auth.), Savvas Andronikou (eds.)

By Savvas Andronikou (auth.), Savvas Andronikou (eds.)

This atlas demonstrates all parts of the physique via imaging, in a lot an analogous approach geographical atlas demonstrates elements of the area. each one physique process and organ is imaged in each aircraft utilizing all correct modalities, permitting the reader to achieve wisdom of density and sign depth. components and techniques no longer frequently featured in imaging atlases are addressed, together with the cranial nerve pathways, white topic tractography, and pediatric imaging. because the emphasis is particularly a lot on high quality photographs with specific labeling, there's no major written part; despite the fact that, ‘pearl containers’ are scattered in the course of the ebook to supply the reader with better perception. This atlas may be a useful reduction to scholars and clinicians with a radiological picture in hand, because it will let them to appear up an actual copy and establish the anatomical parts. The message to the reader is: decide on an organ, learn the ‘map,’ and revel in the journey!

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The Vision Revolution: How the Latest Research Overturns by Mark Changizi

By Mark Changizi

In The imaginative and prescient Revolution, Mark Changizi, well-known neuroscientist and imaginative and prescient professional, addresses 4 components of human imaginative and prescient and gives causes for why we've got these specific talents, entire with a couple of full-color illustrations to illustrate his conclusions and to have interaction the reader. Written for either the informal reader and the technological know-how buff hungry for brand new details, The imaginative and prescient Revolution is a source that dispels often believed perceptions approximately sight and gives solutions drawn from the field’s latest research.

Changizi specializes in 4 “why” questions:
1. Why will we see in color?
2. Why do our eyes face forward?
3. Why can we see illusions?
4. Why does analyzing come so evidently to us?

The imaginative and prescient Revolution explores phenomena akin to cyclopses, peeking and plenty of extra you hadn’t even concept to ask yourself approximately. Changizi indicates how deeply concerned those evolutionary elements of our imaginative and prescient are in why we see the best way we do—and what the long run holds for us.

The imaginative and prescient Revolution is a publication that eventually offers realization to what prior to has been principally overlooked through different works on human vision—a e-book that appears on the “why.”

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Neuroanatomy: text and atlas by John Martin

By John Martin

The main finished method of neuroanatomy from either a practical and nearby point of view! With over four hundred illustrations, this completely up to date 3rd version examines how components of the frightened procedure interact to control physique platforms and convey habit. The representation software beneficial properties mind perspectives produced by means of MRI and puppy imaging expertise, 2-color line illustrations, and myelin-stained sections in addition to an 80-page atlas of key perspectives of the skin anatomy of the significant fearful process.

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A Study of the Life and Works of Athanasius Kircher, by John Edward Fletcher; edited for publication by Elizabeth

By John Edward Fletcher; edited for publication by Elizabeth Fletcher

Athanasius Kircher, a German Jesuit in 17th-century Rome, was once an enigma. Intensely pious and a prolific writer, he was once additionally a polymath fascinated by every little thing from Egyptian hieroglyphs to the tiny creatures in his microscope. His correspondence with popes, princes and clergymen used to be a window into the stressed strength of the interval. It confirmed first-hand the seventeenth-centurys fight for wisdom in astronomy, microscopy, geology, chemistry, musicology, Egyptology, horology The record is going on. Kirchers books mirror the way of thinking of 17th-century students - never-ending interest and a considerable larding of naivet?©: Kircher scorned alchemy because the wishful deliberating charlatans, but believed in dragons.His existence and correspondence offer a key to the transition from the center a while to a brand new medical age. This publication, although unpublished, has been lengthy quoted and mentioned. Awaited via students and experts of Kircher, it really is ultimately on hand with this version.

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