By Joanne Baker
During this, the second one quantity in a big new sequence providing middle suggestions throughout a number serious components of human wisdom, writer Joanne Baker unravels the complexities of 20th-century medical idea for a common readership. She explains principles on the state of the art of clinical enquiry, making them understandable and obtainable to the layperson.
By Richard Rhodes
During this magnificent and gripping clinical detective tale. Richard Rhodes follows virus hunters on 3 continents as they music the emergence of a dangerous new mind sickness that first kills cannibals in New Guinea, then livestock and teens in Britain and France -- and that has already been traced to foodstuff animals within the usa. In a brand new Afterword for the paperback, Rhodes experiences the most recent U.S. and world wide advancements of a burgeoning worldwide hazard.
By Dan Hooper
The 20th century used to be astounding in all regards, shaking the rules of essentially each point of human lifestyles and proposal, physics now not least of all. starting with the e-book of Albert Einstein's idea of relativity, in the course of the wild revolution of quantum mechanics, and up till the physics of the trendy day (including the excellent revelation, in 1998, that the Universe isn't just increasing, yet doing so at an ever-quickening pace), a lot of what physicists have obvious in our Universe means that a lot of our Universe is unseen-that we are living in a depressing cosmos.
Everyone understands that there are issues nobody can see-the air you're respiring, for instance, or, to be extra unique, a black gap. yet what everybody doesn't understand is that what we will be able to see-a booklet, a cat, or our planet-makes up purely five percentage of the Universe. The rest-fully ninety five percent-is completely invisible to us; its presence discernible purely via the vulnerable results it has on seen topic round it.
This invisible stuff is available in varieties-dark topic and darkish strength. One holds the Universe jointly, whereas the opposite tears it aside. What those forces relatively are has been a secret for so long as someone has suspected they have been there, however the newest discoveries of experimental physics have introduced us toward that wisdom. Particle physicist Dan Hooper takes his readers, with wit, grace, and a willing knack for explaining the hardest rules technology has to provide, on a quest few may have ever anticipated: to find what makes up our darkish cosmos.
By Richard Drake, A. Wayne Vogl, Adam W. M. Mitchell
Gray’s easy Anatomy equips you with the entire crucial anatomy details you want to be aware of, in part the size of the unique Gray’s Anatomy for college students! This new scientific textbook allows you to research successfully whereas being convinced on your mastery of an important anatomical concepts.
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By Robert Mikesell, MeeCee Baker
Animal technology Biology and expertise, third variation is the correct animal technological know-how ebook that mixes the empirical and the sensible in a publication appropriate for readers of every age and levels. This booklet takes the reader from the fundamentals of construction via to review, whereas offering a modern evaluation. Readers will locate the possibilities for experiential studying present in this booklet may be particularly beneficial in making plans supervised agricultural event tasks and FFA profession improvement occasions. The occupation concentration sections present in Animal technological know-how Biology and know-how, third variation current possibilities in a narrative layout that might pique the reader's curiosity. The accompanying laboratory handbook and extra actions will offer readers with palms on engagement that reinforces studying. This amazing e-book used to be written via nationally well known educators, MeeCee Baker and Robert Mikesell, who additionally personal and function a pork livestock farm and produce academia into the pasture.
By Christian Jarrett
Great Myths of the Brain introduces readers to the sphere of neuroscience through studying renowned myths in regards to the human brain.
- Explores commonly-held myths of the mind throughout the lens of clinical learn, backing up claims with reports and different facts from the literature
- Looks at enduring myths reminiscent of "Do we merely use 10% of our brain?", "Pregnant ladies lose their mind", "Right-brained individuals are extra creative" and plenty of more.
- Delves into myths on the subject of particular mind issues, together with epilepsy, autism, dementia, and others
- Written engagingly and accessibly for college students and lay readers alike, offering a distinct creation to the research of the brain
- Teaches readers tips to spot neuro hype and neuro-nonsense claims within the media
By Nahum Gershon, William Ruh, Brian Dickens, Joshua Levasseur, Joel Winstead (auth.), Professor Dr. Jacques-Emile Dubois, Dr. Nahum Gershon (eds.)
J.-E. Dubois and N. Gershon This e-book used to be encouraged through the Symposium on "Communications and laptop Aided platforms" held on the 14th overseas CODATA convention in September 1994 in Chambery, France. It was once conceived and prompted by means of the discussions on the symposium and lots of the contributions have been written following the convention. this is often the 1st accomplished booklet, released in a single quantity, of concerns about the demanding situations and the important effect of the data revolution (including the web and the area extensive internet) on technological know-how and expertise. issues in regards to the influence of the knowledge revolution on technological know-how and know-how comprise: • Dramatic development in sharing of information and data between scientists and engineers worldwide • Collaborations (on-line and off-line) of scientists and engineers separated via distance . • Availability of visible instruments and strategies to view, comprehend, seek, and percentage details contained in facts • advancements in facts and data looking, seek and entry and • New methods of publishing medical and technological info and data. those adjustments have dramatically transformed the way in which learn and improvement in technological know-how and expertise are being conducted. although, to facilitate this data circulation nationally and across the world, the technology and know-how groups have to boost and installed position new criteria and rules and get to the bottom of a few criminal issues.
By Daniel M. Oppenheimer (ed.), Christopher Y. Olivola (ed.)
American citizens donate over three hundred billion funds a 12 months to charity, however the mental components that govern even if to provide, and what kind of to provide, are nonetheless now not good understood. Our knowing of charitable giving is predicated essentially upon the intuitions of fundraisers or correlational info which can't identify causal relationships. in contrast, the chapters during this ebook examine charity utilizing experimental tools during which the variables of curiosity are experimentally manipulated. therefore, it turns into attainable to spot the causal elements that underlie giving, and to layout potent intervention courses which may aid raise the chance and quantity that individuals give a contribution to a reason. For charitable companies, this e-book examines the efficacy of fundraising recommendations favourite by means of nonprofits and makes concrete techniques approximately find out how to make capital campaigns extra effective and powerful. furthermore, a couple of novel components that effect giving are pointed out and explored, establishing the door to interesting new avenues in fundraising. For researchers, this ebook breaks novel theoretical floor in our realizing of the way charitable judgements are made. whereas the chapters concentrate on functions to charity, the emotional, social, and cognitive mechanisms explored herein all have extra basic implications for the learn of psychology and behavioral economics. This booklet highlights one of the most fascinating, extraordinary, and enlightening experimental reviews with regards to donation habit, starting up fascinating pathways to cross-cutting the divide among conception and perform.
By Paulina Golinska, Carlos Andres Romano
The purpose of the ebook is to offer the rising environmental concerns in association and administration of complicated offer chains. The ebook contains set of suggestions which convey assorted stakeholders' viewpoints on sustainability. The scope of publication takes into account how the rising environmental legislation could be reworked into enterprise practices. for that reason, the authors current the cutting edge method of green association and coordination of logistics methods and provide chain configuration. A huge scope of useful suggestions from various nations and industries is supplied
By Arthur C. Clarke
Arthur C. Clarke has been essentially the most influential commentators on - and prophets of - the communications expertise which has created the worldwide village. Now, drawing partially on his personal occasionally very own writings, he offers an soaking up background and survey of contemporary communications. the tale starts with the tremendous struggles to put transatlantic telegraph cables within the 19th century. battling opposed to frequent scepticism, loss of money, technical mess ups and setbacks - and opposed to the Atlantic itself, above and less than the skin - the pioneers accomplished the possible most unlikely and by way of 1858 Britain and the US have been associated by means of Telegraph. approximately a century later, because the first transatlantic cellphone cable was once being laid, the expertise that may rival and maybe even supersede it used to be present process its painful delivery as scientists built the communications satellite tv for pc accurately as Clarke first defined in his well-known 1945 article instant global, 'Extra-terrestrial Relays', reprinted during this e-book. The contention among cable and satellite tv for pc endured throughout the many years. verbal exchange satellites (Comsats) played even past the main confident expectancies, yet cable fought again with the advance of the transistor. Then, in a single of the main dramatic and unforeseen breakthroughs in any expertise, the potential for cable platforms was once remodeled. the advance of fibre optics know-how intended that after extra the seabeds of the area started to be draped with the most recent and so much refined artefacts of human engineering. it really is a charming tale, choked with amazing occasions and folks, and Arthur C. Clarke brings all his storytelling aptitude and clinical services to endure on it. the result's a very good mix of historical past, remark and not easy speculation.