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Advances in Computer Science and Information Technology. by Devendra Kumar Sharma, Brajesh Kumar Kaushik, R. K. Sharma

By Devendra Kumar Sharma, Brajesh Kumar Kaushik, R. K. Sharma (auth.), Natarajan Meghanathan, Nabendu Chaki, Dhinaharan Nagamalai (eds.)

The 3 quantity set LNICST eighty four - LNICST 86 represent the refereed complaints ofthe moment overseas convention on machine technological know-how and InformationTechnology, CCSIT 2012, held in Bangalore, India, in January 2012. The 70 revised complete papers provided during this quantity have been carefullyreviewed and chosen from various submissions and tackle all significant fields ofthe laptop technology and knowledge expertise in theoretical, methodological,and sensible or applicative features. The papers characteristic state of the art developmentand present learn in machine technological know-how and engineering.

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Science through children's literature: an integrated by Carol M Butzow;John W Butzow

By Carol M Butzow;John W Butzow

The Butzows' groundbreaking, severely acclaimed, and best-selling source has been completely revised and up-to-date for trendy school room with new titles and new actions. greater than 30 fascinating tutorial devices combine all parts of the curriculum and function types to educators in any respect degrees. With each one bankruptcy there's additionally a listing of similar sources-including websites. followed as a supplementary textual content in faculties of schooling national, this source good points impressive kid's fiction books which are wealthy in medical options but both renowned for his or her powerful tale strains and common attraction. actions can be utilized with acceptable titles for larger grades.

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Basic Science of Cancer by Wen-Ching Lee, Joseph R. Testa (auth.), Gary D. Kruh MD,

By Wen-Ching Lee, Joseph R. Testa (auth.), Gary D. Kruh MD, PhD, Kenneth D. Tew PhD, DSc (eds.)

In contemporary years, nice strides were made within the box of melanoma examine. Now, with uncomplicated technological know-how of melanoma, various interrelated subject matters corresponding to tumor suppressor genes, apoptosis, transcriptional legislation, pharmacology of anticancer medications, cytogenetic thoughts, oncogenes, and sign transduction are completely addressed. Written for oncologists and healthcare pros, this new finished reference additionally discusses glossy examine strategies used to enquire the molecular etiology and remedy of human melanoma. issues are defined utilizing nontechnical phrases. jointly, whole reference listings and over 2 hundred illustrations supply an intensive, but introductory, investigate the complicated box of cancer.

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The Man Who Touched His Own Heart: True Tales of Science, by Rob Dunn

By Rob Dunn

The key background of our most crucial organ—the human heart.

The guy Who Touched His personal center tells the raucous, gory, captivating tale of the guts, from the 1st "explorers" who dug up cadavers and plumbed their hearts' chambers, throughout the first center surgeries-which needed to be accomplished in 3 mins earlier than dying arrived-to center transplants and the most recent scientific efforts to extend our hearts' lives, virtually defying nature within the process.
Thought of because the seat of our soul, then as a mysteriously lively item, the center continues to be extra a secret than it's understood. Why do such a lot animals simply get a billion beats? (And how did sleek people get to over billion-effectively letting us dwell out lives?) Why are victims of gingivitis likely to have middle assaults? Why will we frequently suffer pricey techniques whilst more cost-effective ones are only as potent? What do Da Vinci, Mary Shelley, and modern Egyptian archaeologists have in universal? And what does it feel prefer to contact your individual middle, or to have anyone else's beating within your chest?

Rob Dunn's interesting historical past of our hearts brings us deep contained in the technological know-how, heritage, and tales of the 4 chambers we rely on such a lot.

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Fascinating Insects: Some Aspects of Insect Life by Pierre Jolivet, Krishna K. Verma

By Pierre Jolivet, Krishna K. Verma

This publication highlights the very winning and lots more and plenty diverse team of organisms, the bugs, and offers with a few fascinating points of insect lifestyles, that are usually overlooked in entomology textbooks. There are chapters on ants making "slaves;" insect migrations; chemical defence thoughts; parental care and love; AIDS and bugs; killer bees; and intelligence. The booklet additionally contains first-hand studies of the good traveler-naturalist Prof. P. Jolivet, who narrates the re-emergence of the 17-year-cycle cicada within the united states in might 2004; the incidence of bugs at the nice tepuys of Venezuela; marching of military ants within the tropical Africa; and masses extra.

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Chemistry, Physics, and Materials Science of Thermoelectric by M. S. Dresselhaus, Y.-M. Lin, O. Rabin (auth.), M. G.

By M. S. Dresselhaus, Y.-M. Lin, O. Rabin (auth.), M. G. Kanatzidis, S. D. Mahanti, T. P. Hogan (eds.)

This quantity: Chemistry, Physics and fabrics technological know-how of Thermoelectric fabrics: past Bismuth Telluride encompasses a sequence of topical articles that have been awarded as invited lectures by means of famous leaders during this box at a workshop held in Traverse urban, Michigan in the summertime of 2002. those articles position the cutting-edge, concerning layout ideas, candidate fabrics and platforms and present advances in context and will function an invaluable resource of insights into this box for either starting scholars and practitioners alike.

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The Arctic Climate System (2nd Edition) by Roger G. Barry, Mark C. Serreze

By Roger G. Barry, Mark C. Serreze

This moment variation brings this definitive e-book thoroughly brand new with the various advances in our figuring out of Arctic weather because the first variation used to be released in 2005. The e-book has additionally been greatly reorganized to weave problems with Arctic switch in the course of the textual content, instead of confining them to a unmarried bankruptcy. it's the first to supply an built-in overview of the Arctic weather approach, spotting real realizing of ways the Arctic capabilities lies in appreciating the interactions and linkages between its numerous elements. The publication starts off with a historic viewpoint, by way of dialogue of the fundamental actual and climatic features of the Arctic. Following a overview of previous climates (paleoclimates), the publication closes with an evaluate of the Arctic's doubtful destiny. even though certain more often than not at complicated scholars and researchers, this e-book is out there to a person with an curiosity within the Arctic and a easy realizing of weather technology.

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Japanese Science Fiction: A View of a Changing Society by Robert Matthew

By Robert Matthew

After the Meiji recovery of 1868 Japan modernized speedily, remodeling itself might be extra quick than the other kingdom in background. even though, the swap was once now not with out its conflicts, a lot of them nonetheless unresolved because the pleasures of contemporary society vie with a recognize for the normal eastern way of life. because the literature of switch and of the younger, technological know-how fiction acts as a window to the trendy brain and the uneasy alliance of the previous and new. This publication, choked with specified connection with various tales, lines the beginning and improvement of the style from the mid-nineteenth century to at the present time, hence exploring particular insights into jap attitudes to commercialism, spirituality, the media, conflict and diplomacy.

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