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Biomedical Engineering Principles, Second Edition

Arthur B. Ritter, Vikki Hazelwood, Antonio Valdevit, Alfred N. Ascione
June 23, 2018

Current demand in biomedical sciences emphasizes the understanding of basic mechanisms and problem solving rather than rigid empiricism and factual recall. Knowledge of the basic laws of mass and momentum transport as well as model development and validation, biomedical signal processing,...

Big Data in Omics and Imaging: Integrated Analysis and Causal Inference

Momiao Xiong
June 19, 2018

Big Data in Omics and Imaging: Integrated Analysis and Causal Inference addresses the recent development of integrated genomic, epigenomic and imaging data analysis and causal inference in big data era. Despite significant progress in dissecting the genetic architecture of complex diseases by...

Bioactive Compounds of Medicinal Plants: Properties and Potential for Human Health

Megh R. Goyal, Ademola O. Ayeleso
June 18, 2018

This volume sheds new light on the immense potential of medicinal plants for human health from different technological aspects. It presents new research on bioactive compounds in medicinal plants that provide health benefits, including those that have proven especially effective in treating and...

Bio-Imaging: Principles, Techniques, and Applications

Rajagopal Vadivambal, Digvir S. Jayas
June 08, 2018

Highlights the Emergence of Image Processing in Food and Agriculture In addition to uses specifically related to health and other industries, biological imaging is now being used for a variety of applications in food and agriculture. Bio-Imaging: Principles, Techniques, and Applications fully...

Advanced and Emerging Technologies in Radiation Oncology Physics

Siyong Kim, John W. Wong
June 06, 2018

This new book educates readers about new technologies before they appear in hospitals, enabling medical physicists and clinicians to prepare for new technologies thoroughly and proactively, and provide better patient care once new equipment becomes available. Emerging technologies in imaging,...

Statistics for Biotechnology Process Development

Todd Coffey, Harry Yang
June 05, 2018

Written specifically for biotechnology scientists, engineers, and quality professionals, this book describes and demonstrates the proper application of statistical methods throughout Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls (CMC). Filled with case studies, examples, and easy-to-follow explanations of...

Applications of Laser-Driven Particle Acceleration

Paul Bolton, Katia Parodi, Jörg Schreiber
June 05, 2018

The first book of its kind to highlight the unique capabilities of laser-driven acceleration and its diverse potential, Applications of Laser-Driven Particle Acceleration presents the basic understanding of acceleration concepts and envisioned prospects for selected applications. As the main focus,...

Advances in Particle Therapy: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Manjit Dosanjh, Jacques Bernier
June 01, 2018

Hadron therapy is a groundbreaking new method of treating cancer. Boasting greater precision than other therapies, this therapy is now utilised in many clinical settings and the field is growing. More than 50 medical facilities currently perform (or are planned to perform) this treatment, with this...

The Handbook of Marketing Strategy for Life Science Companies: Formulating the Roadmap You Need to Navigate the Market

Jean-Francois Denault
June 01, 2018

The proposed book is follows in the same steps as the first book in the series, The Handbook of Market Research for Life Sciences. While the first book focused on the techniques and methodologies to collect the market data you need to evaluate your market as well as presentation models for your...

Fundamentals of Fluorescence Imaging

Guy Cox
May 31, 2018

Fluorescence imaging, at macro, micro and sub-micro scales, has revolutionized biological science in the past 30 years. Immuno-labeling has provided the precise targeting of molecules in the fixed tissue, while fluorescent proteins have enabled localization in living tissues. Fluorescent indicators...

The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 17

Lodewijk C Palm, Huib J. Zuidervaart, Douglas Anderson, Elisabeth W. Entjes
May 30, 2018

The contents of the letters published here, again show the great range of subjects that occupied Van Leeuwenhoek: from sugar candy, the shape and crystal structure of diamonds, the dissolution of silver crystals in aqua fortis to gold dust from Guinea dissolved in aqua regia and the...

Bayesian Disease Mapping: Hierarchical Modeling in Spatial Epidemiology, Third Edition

Andrew B. Lawson
May 24, 2018

Since the publication of the second edition, many new Bayesian tools and methods have been developed for space-time data analysis, the predictive modeling of health outcomes, and other spatial biostatistical areas. Exploring these new developments, Bayesian Disease Mapping: Hierarchical Modeling in...