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  • Cellular Analysis by Atomic Force Microscopy

    By Malgorzata Lekka

    Despite substantial evidence showing the feasibility of Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) to identify cells with altered elastic and adhesive properties, the use of this technique as a complementary diagnostic method remains controversial. This book is designed to be a practical textbook that teaches…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Pan Stanford

  • Multi-State Survival Models for Interval-Censored Data

    By Ardo van den Hout

    Multi-State Survival Models for Interval-Censored Data introduces methods to describe stochastic processes that consist of transitions between states over time. It is targeted at researchers in medical statistics, epidemiology, demography, and social statistics. One of the applications in the book…

    Hardback – 2016-08-19 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics & Applied Probability

  • The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture

    Edited by Charissa N. Terranova, Meredith Tromble

    The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture collects thirty essays from a transdisciplinary array of experts on biology in art and architecture. The book presents a diversity of hybrid art-and-science thinking, revealing how science and culture are interwoven. The book situates…

    Hardback – 2016-08-19 
    Routledge

  • Using the R Commander

    A Point-and-Click Interface for R

    By John Fox

    This book provides a general introduction to the R Commander graphical user interface (GUI) to R for readers who are unfamiliar with R. It is suitable for use as a supplementary text in a basic or intermediate-level statistics course. It is not intended to replace a basic or other statistics text…

    Paperback – 2016-08-18 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series

  • Human Sciences and Human Interests

    Integrating the Social, Economic, and Evolutionary Sciences

    By Mikael Klintman

    Within the disciplines of social, economic, and evolutionary science, a proud ignorance can often be found of the other areas’ approaches. This text provides a novel intellectual basis for breaking this trend. Certainly, Human Sciences and Human Interests aspires to open a broad debate about what…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Aging is a Group-Selected Adaptation

    Theory, Evidence, and Medical Implications

    By Joshua Mitteldorf

    Although books exist on the evolution of aging, this is the first book written from the perspective of again as an adaptive program. It offers an insight into the implications of research on aging genetics, The author proposes the Demographic Theory of Senescence, whereby aging has been…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15 
    CRC Press

  • Basic Pathology, Fifth Edition

    An introduction to the mechanisms of disease

    By Sunil R. Lakhani, Caroline Finlayson, Susan A. Dilly, Mitesh Gandhi

    An accessible and enjoyable introduction to pathology and the mechanisms of disease, this book puts pathology into its historical, scientific and clinical context. Organized in four main themes - What is a Disease, Defense Against Disease, Circulatory Disorders and Disorders of Cell Growth - the…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2016-08-11 
    CRC Press

  • Gap Junction Channels and Hemichannels

    Edited by Donglin Bai, Juan C. Sáez

    Gap junction channels are a group of intercellular channels expressed in tissues and organs to synchronize many physiological processes. Gap junction channel is formed by docking of two hemichannels and each hemichannel is a hexamer of connexins. The field of gap junction channel and hemichannel…

    Hardback – 2016-07-27 
    CRC Press
    Methods in Signal Transduction Series

  • The Biological Foundations of Action

    By Derek M Jones

    Philosophers have traditionally assumed that the difference between active and passive movement could be explained by the presence or absence of an intention in the mind of the agent. This assumption has led to the neglect of many interesting active behaviors that do not depend on intentions,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Evolution and Social Life

    By Tim Ingold

    Evolution is among the most central and most contested of ideas in the history of anthropology. This book charts the fortunes of the idea from the mid-nineteenth century to recent times. By comparing biological, historical, and anthropological approaches to the study of human culture and social…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Classic Texts in Anthropology

  • Polyploidy and Hybridization for Crop Improvement

    Edited by Annaliese S. Mason

    Many of our current agricultural crops are natural or agricultural hybrids (between two or more species), or polyploids (containing more than one genome or set of chromosomes). These include potato, oats, cotton, oilseed rape, wheat, strawberries, kiwifruit, banana, seedless watermelon, triticale…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    CRC Press

  • Glossary of Biotechnology and Agrobiotechnology Terms, Fifth Edition

    By Kimball Nill

    The 5th edition of Glossary of Biotechnology and Nanobiotechnology Terms will be a significant expansion of the previous 4th edition. In the past decade, many new terms have been introduced due to the appearance and application of new methods as well as technical advances in genetics, molecular…

    Hardback – 2016-07-06 
    CRC Press

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