Nature-Inspired Fluid Mechanics: Results of the DF…

Friday, May 12th, 2017 - Ebook
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This book is the closing report of the national priority program Nature-Inspired Fluid Mechanics (Schwerpunktprogramm SPP 1207: Strömungsbeeinflussung in der Natur und Technik). Nature-inspired fluid mechanics is one subset of biomimetics, a discipline which has received increased attention over the last decade, with numerous faculties...

Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology (12th Edi…

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 - Ebook
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For one-semester Anatomy & Physiology courses.   Focus on the Essential What, How, & Why of Human Anatomy & Physiology With the 12th Edition of Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology, science educator Suzanne Keller joins bestselling author Elaine Marieb in helping learners focus on...

Horticultural Nematology

Monday, May 8th, 2017 - Ebook
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The major objective of this book is to highlight the significance of phytonematodes in horticulture. Detailed and latest information on major aspects of phytonematodes associated exclusively with horticultural crops, which is the need of the day, is lacking. Hence, the book has been written mainly...

Practical Applications of Chlorophyll Fluorescence…

Sunday, May 7th, 2017 - Ebook
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The technique of chlorophyll fluorescence has a relatively short history, beginning with the observations by Kautsky (Kautsky and Hirsch, 1931). Since that time there have been several· reviews devoted to the subject, with most of them highly theoretical (Bohlar-Nordenkampf and Oquist, 1993; Dau, 1994; Schreiber...

Applied Bioelectricity: From Electrical Stimulatio…

Saturday, May 6th, 2017 - Ebook
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Electric currents and electromagnetic fields have been applied to biological systems, particularly humans, with both therapeutic and pathological results. This text discusses biological responses to electric currents and electromagnetic fields, including medical applications and shock hazards. It covers fundamental physical and engineering principles of responses...

Aizoaceae (Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plant…

Thursday, May 4th, 2017 - Ebook
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About 15 years after the first edition of the Handbook of Aizoaceae, a wealth of changes can be reported for the family Aizoaceae, and this second edition brings a completely new survey over all taxonomic units from subfamilies down to species and subspecies; each critically...

Flavor: The Science of Our Most Neglected Sense

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 - Ebook
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A journey into the surprising science behind our flavor senses. Can you describe how the flavor of halibut differs from that of red snapper? How the taste of a Fuji apple differs from a Spartan? For most of us, this is a difficult task: flavor...

Hormesis: A Revolution in Biology, Toxicology and …

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 - Ebook
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Hormesis is a poorly understood phenomenon affecting all forms of life on earth. This groundbreaking book summarizes and analyzes the various positives of hormesis in an attempt to reveal hormesis as a fundamental principle of biomedical sciences as a whole.

The Mind and the Brain: Neuroplasticity and the Po…

Monday, May 1st, 2017 - Ebook
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A groundbreaking work of science that confirms, for the first time, the independent existence of the mind–and demonstrates the possibilities for human control over the workings of the brain. Conventional science has long held the position that ‘the mind’ is merely an illusion, a side...

Cryotechniques in Biological Electron Microscopy

Monday, May 1st, 2017 - Ebook
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To preserve tissue by freezing is an ancient concept going back pre­ sumably to the practice of ice-age hunters. At first glance, it seems as simple as it is attractive: the dynamics of life are frozen in, nothing is added and nothing withdrawn except thermal...