Wetlands (5th Edition)

The single most important book on wetlands, newly expanded and updated Wetlands is the definitive guide to this fragile ecosystem, providing the most comprehensive coverage and in-depth information available in print. Recently updated and expanded, this latest edition contains brand new information on Wetland Ecosystem Services and an updated discussion on Wetland, Carbon, and Climate Change and Wetland Creation and Restoration. Due ...

Mechanobiology Of The Endothelium

The endothelium is an excellent example of where biology meets physics and engineering. It must convert mechanical forces into chemical signals to maintain homeostasis. It also controls the immune response, drug delivery through the vasculature, and cancer metastasis. Basic understanding of these processes is starting to emerge and the knowledge gained from research is now being used in applications from drug delivery to imaging moda...

C. elegans: Methods and Applications (Methods in Molecular Biology)

The aim of this volume is to provide a step-by-step guide for implementing a selection of novel techniques in the lab. Each protocol in this volume is presented as a standalone chapter, specifically geared towards addressing practical needs without presuming prior knowledge of the technique at hand. Written in the highly successfulMethods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, l...

Fish And Amphibians (britannica Illustrated Science Library)

Updated for 2013, Fish and Amphibians, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that covers today's most popular science topics, from digital TV to microchips to touchscreens and beyond. Perennial subjects in earth science, life science, and physical science are all explored in detail. Amazing graphics-more than 1,000 per title-combined with concise summaries help students understand complex subjects. Correlat...

Tumor Necrosis Factor: Methods and Protocols

A comprehensive collection of readily reproducible techniques for TNF production, characterization, mutagenesis, and detection in biological specimens. Also included are several in vitro assays and animal models for studying the role of TNF in various TNF-related diseases and in cancer. The collection offers molecular and cellular biologists, pharmacologists, and toxicologists a diverse set of versatile, cutting-edge tools for illumi...

Woodpeckers Of The World: The Complete Guide

A beautiful book Daily Express This is by far the best and most comprehensive set of woodpecker images ever assembled and their overall standard is exceptional. Rare Bird Alert an attractive, accessible and inviting work Into the Woods and Elsewhere this is a great book...the only photographic guide to include all woodpecker species on the planet, and is replete with great photography. Avian Review a glossy and scholarly labour of lo...

Consumers And Nanotechnology: Deliberative Processes And Methodologies

The book is a highly relevant and important contribution to wider contemporary debates on the nature and division of responsibilities and the roles and influence of multiple actors and constituencies in contexts which bring together innovation under late modernity and plural governance within modern democracies. In recent years, questions about democratic influence on science and technology have received much attention. The lesson fr...

The Red Hourglass: Lives Of The Predators

Gordon Grice, a young essayist from rural western Oklahoma, writes winningly of insects in all their glory, basing his narrative on lifelong observations of creatures such as the black widow, praying mantis, brown recluse--and the occasional human being. For the black widow spider he professes an affectionate fascination, dangerous though the spider may be; for the brown recluse, a more dangerous creature still, he exhibits a healthy...

Jawetz Melnick & Adelbergs Medical Microbiology, 27 Edition

Jawetz, Melnick & Adelberg’s Medical Microbiology introduces you to basic clinical microbiology through the fields of bacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology, giving you a thorough yet understandable review of the discipline. Along with brief descriptions of each organism, you will find vital perspectives on pathogenesis, diagnostic laboratory tests, clinical findings, treatment, and epidemiology. The book also include...

Anatomy 101: From Muscles And Bones To Organs And Systems, Your Guide To How The Human Body Works

Beautiful book in print and a great resource for someone preparing to take Anatomy and Physiology courses An all-in-one guide to the human body! Anatomy 101 offers an exciting look into the inner workings of the human body. Too often, textbooks turn the fascinating systems, processes, and figures of anatomy into tedious discourse that even Leonardo Da Vinci would reject. This easy-to-read guide cuts out the boring details, and instea...