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Published:
October 14, 2014
Editor(s):
Noureddine Benkeblia
Increased world population, decreased water supply, and climate change all put stresses on the global food supply. An exploration of the challenges and possible solutions to improve yields of the main crops, such as cereals, roots, tubers, and grasses, Omics Technologies and Crop Improvement 
Published:
October 08, 2014
Author(s):
Eugenio Iannone
Labs on Chip: Principles, Design and Technology provides a complete reference for the complex field of labs on chip in biotechnology. Merging three main areas— fluid dynamics, monolithic micro- and nanotechnology, and out-of-equilibrium biochemistry—this text integrates coverage of technology 
Published:
September 25, 2014
Editor(s):
James Giordano
Neurotechnology in National Security and Defense: Practical Considerations, Neuroethical Concerns is the second volume in the Advances in Neurotechnology series. It specifically addresses the neuroethical, legal, and social issues arising from the use of neurotechnology in national security and 
Published:
August 27, 2014
Editor(s):
John Haycock, Arti Ahluwalia, J. Malcolm Wilkinson
Growing cells in 2D under static conditions has long been the gold standard of cell culture, despite this method not being representative of the complex in vivo environment. The use of animal models also has clear ethical and scientific limitations, and increasingly the 3Rs (replacement, refinement 
Published:
July 29, 2014
Editor(s):
Vijaykumar B. Sutariya, Yashwant Pathak
An examination of the widespread application of nano materials in biology, medicine, and pharmaceuticals and the accompanying safety concerns, Bio-interactions of Nano Materials addresses the issues related to toxicity and safety of nano materials and nano systems. It covers the interactions in 
Published:
July 11, 2014
Editor(s):
Seila Selimovic
Nanoscale techniques and devices have had an explosive influence on research in life sciences and bioengineering. Reflecting this influence, Nanopatterning and Nanoscale Devices for Biological Applications provides valuable insight into the latest developments in nanoscale technologies for the 
Published:
June 26, 2014
Editor(s):
Vladimir Strezov, Tim J. Evans
Published:
May 08, 2014
Author(s):
Firdos Alam Khan
As the field of medical biotechnology grows with new products and discoveries, so does the need for a holistic view of biotechnology in medicine. Biotechnology in Medical Sciences fulfills that need by delivering a detailed overview of medical biotechnology as it relates to human diseases and 
Published:
April 02, 2014
Editor(s):
Bin Wang
In the past few decades there has been incredible growth in "bionano"-related research, which has been accompanied by numerous publications in this field. Although various compilations address topics related to deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and protein, there are few books that focus on determining 
Published:
April 01, 2014
Editor(s):
Kishan Gopal Ramawat, Jean-Michel Mérillon, M. R. Ahuja
Forest trees cover 30% of the earth's land surface, providing renewable fuel, wood, timber, shelter, fruits, leaves, bark, roots, and are source of medicinal products in addition to benefits such as carbon sequestration, water shed protection, and habitat for 1/3 of terrestrial species. However,