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Wish You Were Here
Come Again
Laptop from Hell
Leviathan Falls
The Judge's List
Atlas of the Heart
The Dark Hours
Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone
How Not to Mess with a Millionaire
Fear No Evil
Fundamental Processes in Ecology
  • Author : David M Wilkinson
  • Release : 13 September 2007
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Pages : 200 Pages
  • ISBN : 0191551856
  • Category : Science

Fundamental Processes in Ecology presents a way to study ecosystems that is not yet available in ecology textbooks but is resonant with current thinking in the emerging fields of geobiology and Earth System Science. It provides an alternative, process-based classification of ecology and proposes a truly planetary view of ecological science. To achieve this, it asks (and endeavours to answer) the question, "what are the fundamental ecological processes which would be found on any planet with Earth-like, carbon based, life?" The author demonstrates how the idea of fundamental ecological processes can be developed at the systems level, specifically their involvement in control and feedback mechanisms. This approach allows us to reconsider basic ecological ideas such as energy flow, guilds, trade-offs, carbon cycling and photosynthesis; and to put these in a global context. In doing so, the book puts a much stronger emphasis on micr

Breast Cancer
  • Author : W.P. Peters
  • Release : 25 August 1998
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 252 Pages
  • ISBN : 9780080526423
  • Category : Medical

Breast cancer research has never been in such an exciting and hopeful phase as today. From a clinical perspective, the discovery of genetic markers of risk in a proportion of familial breast cancer cases has opened up new vistas for understanding and ultimately preventing this disease. On the other hand, aggressive - even daring - therapies are being proven to be effective against advanced breast cancer. For the breast cancer experimentalist, this is also a time of great advance. Although animal and cell culture breast cancer models have proven to be of great use, there are now increasing opportunities to test the concepts developed in these models in actual clinical samples and cases. It is gratifying to see how well these concepts "translate" into the clinical setting. A very active area of research that is linking the laboratory to the clinic is the dissection of the biology and elucidation of the significance of proliferate

Patterns of Personality Judgment
  • Author : Rudolf Cohen
  • Release : 22 January 2016
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 376 Pages
  • ISBN : 1483271463
  • Category : Psychology

Patterns of Personality Judgment focuses on the significant lines of development that deals with systematic tendencies in personality judgments. This book consists of four chapters. Chapter 1 deals with the meaning of judgments in terms of their structural interrelations. The second chapter examines what degrees of agreement and extent different judges evaluate one another or evaluate persons whom they know only by photographs, handwriting, and self-descriptions. The utilization of individual items of information in judgment is deliberated in Chapter 3, while the subjective patterns of judgment are described in Chapter 4. This publication is a good source for students and researchers intending to acquire knowledge of personality judgment.

Advances in Ecological Research
  • Author : Anonim
  • Release : 03 October 1995
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 404 Pages
  • ISBN : 9780080567105
  • Category : Science

This volume contains papers highlighting the diverse interests of modern ecologists. All areas of ecology are covered: from the current concerns over changes in CO2 levels and its affects on the Earth's vegetation to the unique Cichlid fish populations in Lake Tanganika, whose structure is important for other organismal populations, including humans. Other theoretical and applied ecological studies are also discussed, making this volume essential for all ecologists.

Qu  bec Studies in the Philosophy of Science
  • Author : Mathieu Marion
  • Release : 06 December 2012
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Pages : 308 Pages
  • ISBN : 9400901135
  • Category : Science

By North-American standards, philosophy is not new in Quebec: the first men tion of philosophy lectures given by a Jesuit in the College de Quebec (founded 1635) dates from 1665, and the oldest logic manuscript dates from 1679. In English-speaking universities such as McGill (founded 1829), philosophy began to be taught later, during the second half of the 19th century. The major influence on English-speaking philosophers was, at least initially, that of Scottish Empiricism. On the other hand, the strong influence of the Catholic Church on French-Canadian society meant that the staff of the facultes of the French-speaking universities consisted, until recently, almost entirely of Thomist philosophers. There was accordingly little or no work in modern Formal Logic and Philosophy of Science and precious few contacts between the philosophical communities. In the late forties, Hugues Leblanc was a young student wanting to learn Form

Advances in Organometallic Chemistry
  • Author : Anonim
  • Release : 10 February 2004
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 470 Pages
  • ISBN : 9780080522388
  • Category : Science

Almost all branches of chemistry and material science now interface with organometallic chemistry - the study of compounds containing carbon-metal bonds. The widely acclaimed serial Advances in Organometallic Chemistry contains authoritative reviews that address all aspects of organometallic chemistry, a field which has expanded enormously since the publication of Volume 1 in 1964. Provides an authoritative, definitive review addressing all aspects of organometallic chemistry Useful to all researchers within this active field and is a must for every modern library of chemistry High quality research book within this rapidly developing field

Recent Advances in Epilepsy Research
  • Author : Devin K. Binder
  • Release : 14 March 2013
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Pages : 248 Pages
  • ISBN : 147576376X
  • Category : Medical

Epilepsy research has entered an exciting phase as advances in molecular analysis have supplemented in vitro and in vivo electrophysiologic and phenotypic characterization. Recent Advances in Epilepsy Research sets forth a series of chapter reviews by researchers involved in these advances. This volume is a composite profile of some exciting recent investigations in select areas of enquiry. Key features: neurogenetics of seizure disorders, new developments in cellular and molecular neurobiology of seizure disorders, the role of growth factors in seizures, new advances in the roles of metabotropic glutamate receptors and GABA receptors and transporters, gap junctions, neuroimmunology of epilepsy, malformations of cortical development, neurogenesis, new animal models of epilepsy and the use of brain stimulation to treat epilepsy. This book should be of interest to a wide variety of audiences, including graduate students in neurobi

Apolipoprotein E and Alzheimer   s Disease
  • Author : A.D. Roses
  • Release : 06 December 2012
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Pages : 188 Pages
  • ISBN : 3642801099
  • Category : Medical

There is now considerable genetic evidence that the type 4 allele of the apolipoprotein E gene is a major susceptibility factor associated with late-onset Alzheimer's disease, the common form of the disease defined as starting after sixty years of age. The role of apolipoprotein E in normal brain metabolism and in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease are new and exciting avenues of research. This book, written by the most outstanding scientists in this new filed, is the first presentation of results concerning the implications of apolipoprotein E on the genetics, cell biology, neuropathology, biochemistry, and therapeutic management of Alzheimer's disease.

Gender  Health and Information Technology in Context
  • Author : E. Balka
  • Release : 09 October 2009
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 220 Pages
  • ISBN : 0230245390
  • Category : Social Science

This volume breaks new ground by asking how our understandings of gender can be informed by exploring the socio-technical relations of ICTs in health care, and how far an appreciation of the ways in which gender works can inform and improve our understanding of how ICTs are being developed, implemented, and used in health care contexts.

Journeys Through The Precision Frontier  Amplitudes For Colliders  Tasi 2014    Proceedings Of The 2014 Theoretical Advanced Study Institute In Elementary Particle Physics
  • Author : Dixon Lance
  • Release : 17 September 2015
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Pages : 636 Pages
  • ISBN : 9814678775
  • Category : Science

This volume is a compilation of the lectures at TASI 2014. The coverage focuses on modern calculational techniques for scattering amplitudes, and on the phenomenology of QCD in hadronic collisions. Introductions to flavor physics, dark matter, and physics beyond the Standard Model are also provided. The lectures are accessible to graduate students at the initial stages of their research careers.

Malignant Brain Tumours
  • Author : David G.T. Thomas
  • Release : 06 December 2012
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Pages : 377 Pages
  • ISBN : 1447118774
  • Category : Medical

Malignant Brain Tumours is an excellent compendium of current thought and practice for clinicians, surgeons, and scientists. Additionally, it is an invaluable reference for graduate and post-graduate students. This book could also be used as a very comprehensive teaching text.

Computational Approaches to Biochemical Reactivity
  • Author : Gábor Náray-Szabó
  • Release : 11 April 2006
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Pages : 381 Pages
  • ISBN : 0306469340
  • Category : Science

A quantitative description of the action of enzymes and other biological systems is both a challenge and a fundamental requirement for further progress in our und- standing of biochemical processes. This can help in practical design of new drugs and in the development of artificial enzymes as well as in fundamental understanding of the factors that control the activity of biological systems. Structural and biochemical st- ies have yielded major insights about the action of biological molecules and the mechanism of enzymatic reactions. However it is not entirely clear how to use this - portant information in a consistent and quantitative analysis of the factors that are - sponsible for rate acceleration in enzyme active sites. The problem is associated with the fact that reaction rates are determined by energetics (i. e. activation energies) and the available experimental methods by themselves cannot provide a correlation - tween