NMR-Based Metabolomics: Methods and Protocols
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NMR-Based Metabolomics: Methods and Protocols

This book provides broad coverage of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy-based methods and applications for the analysis of metabolites in a wide range of biological samples, from biofluids, cells, animal models, human, to plants and foods. The applications range from mechanistic understanding, biomarker discovery, environmental studies, and drug discovery to nutrition, while NMR methods include global, targeted, and isotop...

Translation Sites: A Field Guide
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Translation Sites: A Field Guide

"A novel genre – a translation 'guidebook' - part travelogue, part diary, part meditation on sites of memory, this poignant study uses translation as a medium to communicate the affective charge of linguistic encounters and political conflicts past and present. Hotels, markets, churches, museums, checkpoints, gardens, bridges and streets – each location is mobilized as a zone of polyphonic expression and cultural difference. A must-r...

Ngugi: Reflections on his Life of Writing
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Ngugi: Reflections on his Life of Writing

This collection of essays reflects on the life and work of Ngugi wa Thiong'o, who celebrated his 80th birthday in 2018. Drawing from a wide range of contributors, including writers, critics, publishers and activists, the volume traces the emergence of Ngugi as a novelist in the early 1960s, his contribution to the African culture of letters at its moment of inception, and his global artistic life in the twenty-first century. Here we ...

Wheels, life, and other mathematical amusements
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Wheels, life, and other mathematical amusements

Gathers mathematical puzzles, problems, games, and anecdotes about mathematical and scientific discoveries. Wheels, Life and ... is an enthralling and thoroughly enjoyable book for anyone interesed in math brainteasers. It covers a wide range of intriguing topics, from simple word puzzles to complex mathematical ideas. Knotted threads and geometric fantasies mingle effortlessly with Zeno's paradox and the challenging game of life! I ...

The Cambridge Springs
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The Cambridge Springs

There is very little literature on the solid and yet trappy Cambridge Springs variation, a defense for black to the popular Queens Gambit. As a result of this book I have adopted the opening as black in some of my games, and have found my opponents are frequently surprised. As a bonus, there are some nasty pitfalls that white can fall for. During the 1985 world championship Kasparov sprang the Cambridge Springs on Karpov, and won in ...

Concrete Design for the Civil PE and Structural SE Exams, Second Edition
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Concrete Design for the Civil PE and Structural SE Exams, Second Edition

Not an engineer and I certainly do not have the intelligence to do anything with structural engineering beyond the makeshift tree house I built as a kid. When given the opportunity to review this manual for engineering students hoping to pass the NCEES exam I saw an opportunity for me to expand my knowledge into a field I had no real expertise in. After attempting to read the introduction and barely making it through the first two ch...

The Architecture of Industry: Changing Paradigms in Industrial Building and Planning
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The Architecture of Industry:(Ashgate Studies in Architecture)

From the Rust Belt to Silicon Valley, the intersection between architecture and industry has provided a rich and evolving source for historians of architecture. In a historical context, industrial architecture evokes the smoking factories of the nineteenth century or Fordist production complexes of the twentieth century. This book documents the changing nature of industrial building and planning from the end of the nineteenth century...

7 Weeks to 10 Pounds of Muscle: The Complete Day-by-Day Program to Pack on Lean, Healthy Muscle Mass
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7 Weeks to 10 Pounds of Muscle

This is a great guide that can help you accomplish the title’s stated mission – building muscle. In concise language the authors have outlined a nutritional foundation and exercise plan that will deliver results. Here are 5 reasons why this book is a 5-Star read: 1) Writing style – conversational and clear 2) Content – supported by science, research and results 3) Knowledge base – authors have a proven track record in fitness 4) Focu...