Harper's Illustrated Biochemistry (LANGE Basic Science)

By Robert K. Murray

Commonly revised and up-to-date, this authoritative biochemistry textual content is understood world wide for its complete and up to date assurance. greatly illustrated and straight forward, the textual content deals examples pf how wisdom of biochemistry is vital for figuring out the molecular foundation of overall healthiness and ailment. The twenty sixth variation additionally gains extended content material on result of the Human Genome venture. excellent as either textual content and USMLE evaluate.

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"Harper's Illustrated Biochemistry (LANGE Basic Science)"

In The Blink Of An Eye: How Vision Sparked The Big Bang Of Evolution

By Andrew Parker

Approximately 550 million years in the past, there has been actually an explosion of existence varieties, as the entire significant animal teams by surprise and dramatically seemed. even if numerous books were written approximately this magnificent occasion, referred to as the Cambrian explosion, none has defined why it happened. certainly, none was once in a position to. the following, for the 1st time, Oxford zoologist Andrew Parker finds his thought of this nice flourishing of lifestyles. Parker's debatable yet more and more accredited "Light swap Theory" holds that it used to be the advance of imaginative and prescient in primitive animals that brought on the explosion. Drawing on proof not only from biology, but additionally from geology, physics, chemistry, heritage, and paintings, within the Blink of a watch is the interesting account of a tender scientist's highbrow trip, and a party of the medical procedure.

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"In The Blink Of An Eye: How Vision Sparked The Big Bang Of Evolution"

Froth!: The Science of Beer

By Mark Denny

Ever ask yourself the place the bubbles on your beer got here from, which method they're going, and why? have you ever thought of the actual ameliorations between ales, lambics, and lagers? Do you give some thought to your pint?

Accomplished homebrewer and physicist Mark Denny has crafted a scientifically sound and witty research of the physics and chemistry of beer. He recounts and explains the historical past of and key technological advances in brewing, offers easy directions for making your own―including a scientific-yet-accessible account of the adjustments in visual appeal in the course of each one degree of the process―and seems on the interesting actual phenomena contained inside of a pint of beer. alongside the way in which he defines the most ideas and phrases thinking about the method and indicates how one can topic the technical facets of brewing to clinical research. If you have ever been occupied with how beer is made, why it froths so good, and what makes diverse types... well... assorted, then Froth! is for you.

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"Froth!: The Science of Beer"

The Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations, Volume 6, Part 3: Musculoskeletal System (2nd Edition)

By Joseph P. Iannotti, Richard D. Parker

Simple technology and Systemic affliction, half three of The Netter selection of scientific Illustrations:Musculoskeletal method, 2d variation, presents a hugely visible consultant to this physique approach, from foundational easy technological know-how and anatomy to orthopaedics and rheumatology. This spectacularly illustrated quantity within the masterwork referred to as the (CIBA) "Green Books" has been increased and revised by way of Dr. Joseph Iannotti, Dr. Richard Parker, and different specialists from the Cleveland hospital to reflect the various interesting advances in musculoskeletal drugs and imaging - delivering wealthy insightsinto embryology; body structure; metabolic issues; congenital and improvement problems; rheumatic ailments; tumors of musculoskeletal process; damage to musculoskeletal approach; tender tissue infections; and fracture complications.
• Get entire, built-in visible suggestions at the musculoskeletal process with thorough, richly illustrated coverage.
• Quickly comprehend advanced subject matters due to a concise text-atlas structure that offers a context bridge among basic and really expert medicine.
• Clearly visualize how middle thoughts of anatomy, body structure, and different uncomplicated sciences correlate throughout disciplines.
• Benefit from matchless Netter illustrations that supply precision, readability, aspect and realism as they supply a visible method of the medical presentation and care of the patient.
• Gain a wealthy scientific view of embryology; body structure; metabolic problems; congenital and improvement issues; rheumatic ailments; tumors of musculoskeletal procedure; damage to musculoskeletal approach; smooth tissue infections; and fracture issues in a single finished quantity, conveyed via attractive illustrations in addition to updated radiologic and laparoscopic images.
• Benefit from the services of Drs. Joseph Iannotti, Richard Parker, and esteemed colleagues from the Cleveland hospital, who make clear and extend at the illustrated concepts.
• Clearly see the relationship among simple technology and medical perform with an built-in evaluation of ordinary constitution and serve as because it pertains to pathologic conditions.
• See present medical options in orthopaedics and rheumatology captured in vintage Netter illustrations, in addition to new illustrations created particularly for this quantity by means of artist-physician Carlos Machado, MD, and others operating within the Netter type.

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"The Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations, Volume 6, Part 3: Musculoskeletal System (2nd Edition)"

Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation: A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk

An A-Z directory of gear via commonplace identify. every one monograph summarizes the identified and/or attainable results of the drug at the fetus. It additionally summarizes the known/possible passage of the drug into the human breast milk.

A cautious and exhaustive summarization of the realm literature because it pertains to medications in being pregnant and lactation. each one monograph comprises six parts:

  • Generic US name
  • Pharmacologic class
  • Risk factor
  • Fetal chance summary
  • Breast feeding summary
  • References

 Features for this version include:

  • 1200 ordinarily prescription drugs together with one hundred and five new drugs
  • New cellular program to entry the content material at the go*
  • Cross-referenced mix drugs
  • New checklist of gear contraindicated in the course of breastfeeding
  • New checklist of gear contraindicated in pregnancy
  • List of substances recognized to reason human developmental toxicity
  • More summaries firstly for being pregnant and breastfeeding
  • Brand new trim dimension 8.5 x 11
  • 4-color design
  • Consistently formatted throughout
  • Companion web site contains absolutely searchable textual content and updates from the Briggs newsletter

*App integrated with the publication is a loose model with constrained content material. An in-app buy is on the market for an improve to the entire app content.

With the ever altering drug details and instructions, ensure you have the most up-tp-date version of Briggs medications in being pregnant and Lactation to supply your sufferers with the simplest care.

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"Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation: A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk"

Robotics: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

By Alan Winfield

Robotics is a key expertise within the sleek global, a well-established a part of production and warehouse automation, assembling autos or washing machines, or relocating items to and from garage racks for net mail order. Robots have taken their first steps into houses and hospitals, and feature noticeable striking good fortune in planetary exploration. but regardless of those successes, robots have didn't dwell as much as the predictions of the Fifties and 60s, whilst it was once greatly thought--by scientists in addition to the public--that we might have, by means of now, clever robots as butlers, partners, or co-workers. This Very brief Introduction explains the way it is that robotics should be either a hit tale and a sadness, and the way robots might be either usual and memorable. Alan Winfield introduces the topic by way of the components that jointly make a robotic. now not unusually, those components each one have a organic identical: a robot's digital camera is like an animal's eyes, a robot's microcomputer is reminiscent of an animal's mind, and so forth. through introducing robots during this means this publication builds a conceptual, non-technical photo of what a robotic is, the way it works, and the way "intelligent" it is.

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"Robotics: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)"

The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe without Design (Reissued in 2006 and 1996)

"The top normal account of evolution i've got learn in fresh years."―E. O. Wilson. With a brand new introduction.

two decades after its unique book, The Blind Watchmaker, framed with a brand new creation by way of the writer, is as prescient and well timed a e-book as ever. The watchmaker belongs to the eighteenth-century theologian William Paley, who argued that simply as an eye fixed is just too complex and useful to have sprung into life by chance, so too needs to all residing issues, with their a ways higher complexity, be purposefully designed. Charles Darwin’s impressive discovery challenged the creationist arguments; yet merely Richard Dawkins can have written this based riposte. common selection―the subconscious, automated, blind, but basically nonrandom procedure Darwin discovered―has no objective in brain. If it may be stated to play the position of a watchmaker in nature, it's the blind watchmaker in nature.

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"The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe without Design (Reissued in 2006 and 1996)"

The Laboratory of the Mind: Thought Experiments in the Natural Sciences

By James Robert Brown

Newton's bucket, Einstein's elevator, Schrödinger's cat – those are the various best-known examples of inspiration experiments within the traditional sciences. yet what functionality do those experiments practice? Are they honestly experiments in any respect? Can they assist us achieve a better realizing of the usual world?  How is it attainable that we will examine new issues simply by thinking?  

In this revised and up-to-date re-creation of his vintage textual content The Laboratory of the Mind, James Robert Brown maintains to safeguard apriorism within the actual global. This version beneficial properties new chapters, one on “counter idea experiments” and one other at the improvement of inertial motion.  With lots of illustrations and up-to-date insurance of the controversy among Platonic rationalism and vintage empiricism, this can be a vigorous and interesting contribution to the sector of philosophy of science.

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Adventures Among Ants: A Global Safari with a Cast of Trillions

By Mark W. Moffett

Intrepid overseas explorer, biologist, and photographer Mark W. Moffett, "the Indiana Jones of entomology," takes us around the world on a wierd and colourful trip looking for the hidden international of ants. In stories from Nigeria, Indonesia, the Amazon, Australia, California, and in other places, Moffett recounts his entomological exploits and gives interesting info on how ants reside and the way they dominate their ecosystems via strikingly human behaviors, but at a distinct scale and a quicker pace. Moffett's magnificent close-up photos lessen us right down to dimension, in order that we will be able to become aware of ants in regularly occurring roles; warriors, developers, big-game hunters, and slave vendors. we discover them developing marketplaces and meeting traces and working with matters we expect of as uniquely human--including hygiene, recycling, and struggle. Adventures between Ants introduces a number of the world's such a lot awe-inspiring species and provides a startling new point of view at the limits of our personal perception.

* Ants are world-class street developers, dealing with complicated site visitors difficulties on thoroughfares that dwarf our street systems
* Ants take slaves from conquered armies and create societies depending on their labor
* Ants with the most important societies frequently set up advanced army tactics
* a few ants have advanced from hunter-gatherers into farmers, domesticating different animals and growing to be particular plants for food

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Ancestors in Our Genome: The New Science of Human Evolution

In 2001, scientists have been ultimately in a position to be sure the complete human genome series, and with the invention started a genomic voyage again in time. when you consider that then, we've got sequenced the entire genomes of a couple of mankind's primate relations at a extraordinary fee. The genomes of the typical chimpanzee (2005) and bonobo (2012), orangutan (2011), gorilla (2012), and macaque monkey (2007) have already been pointed out, and the decision of alternative primate genomes is easily underway. Researchers are starting to resolve our complete genomic heritage, evaluating it with heavily similar species to reply to age-old questions about how and once we developed. For the 1st time, we're discovering our personal ancestors in our genome and are thereby gleaning new information regarding our evolutionary past.

In Ancestors in Our Genome, molecular anthropologist Eugene E. Harris offers us with an entire and up to date account of the evolution of the human genome and our species. Written from the viewpoint of inhabitants genetics, and basically, the booklet strains human origins again to their resource between our earliest human ancestors, and explains a number of the such a lot exciting questions that genome scientists are at present operating to reply to. for instance, what does the excessive point of discordance one of the gene bushes of people and the African nice apes let us know approximately our respective separations from our universal ancestor? was once our separation from the apes speedy or sluggish, and while and why did it ensue? the place, while, and the way did our sleek species evolve? How will we seek throughout genomes to discover the genomic underpinnings of our huge and intricate brains and language skills? How do we locate the genomic bases for all times at excessive altitudes, for lactose tolerance, resistance to disorder, and for our diverse pores and skin pigmentations? How and while did we interbreed with Neandertals and the lately found old Denisovans of Asia? Harris attracts upon broad event discovering primate evolution in an effort to carry a full of life and thorough historical past of human evolution. Ancestors in Our Genome is the main whole dialogue of our present realizing of the human genome available.

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"Ancestors in Our Genome: The New Science of Human Evolution"