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...

A History of Nerve, Muscle and Synapse Physiology

Sunday, April 30th, 2017 - Ebook
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JAK-STAT Signalling: Methods and Protocols (Method…

Sunday, April 30th, 2017 - Ebook
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The receptor-associated JAK protein kinases and their substrates, the STAT transcriptional activators, transmit signals following cytokine and growth factor binding to receptors expressed on the cell surface, to result in specific transcriptional and cellular responses. Over the last two decades, the field has progressed from identification...

Evolution’s Bite: A Story of Teeth, Diet, and Huma…

Saturday, April 29th, 2017 - Ebook
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What teeth can teach us about the evolution of the human species Whether we realize it or not, we carry in our mouths the legacy of our evolution. Our teeth are like living fossils that can be studied and compared to those of our ancestors...