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Quantitative Understanding of Biosystems: An Introduction to Biophysics, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Thomas M. Nordlund, Peter M. Hoffmann
April 30, 2019

Praise for the prior edition "The author has done a magnificent job… this book is highly recommended for introducing biophysics to the motivated and curious undergraduate student."―Contemporary Physics "a terrific text … will enable students to understand the significance of biological parameters...

Enzymatic Technologies for Marine Polysaccharides

1st Edition

Antonio Trincone
April 29, 2019

The bioactivity potential of marine polysaccharides has long been considered an underexploited aspect. These molecules found in seaweed, microalgae, bacteria, and animal fish (shellfish, mollusks, etc.) and the derived oligosaccharides need to be explored thoroughly with an interdisciplinary...

Designing for Safe Use: 100 Principles for Making Products Safer

1st Edition

Michael Wiklund, Jonathan Kendler, Jon Tilliss, Cory Costantino, Kimmy Ansems, Valerie Ng, Ruben Post, Brenda van Geel, Rachel Aronchick, Alix Dorfman
April 29, 2019

How do you prevent a critical care nurse from accidentally delivering a morphine overdose to an ill patient? Or ensure that people don't insert their arm into a hydraulic mulcher? And what about enabling trapped airline passengers to escape safely in an emergency? Product designers and engineers...

X-ray Contrast Agent Technology: A Revolutionary History

1st Edition

Christoph de Haen
April 22, 2019

This book documents the fascinating history of radiological techniques that use contrast agents. The text includes many of the fundamental documentary sources that bring to life the social and scientific background of the discoveries, the personalities of the discoverers, and implementation of new...

Immunoassays For Drugs Subject To Abuse

1st Edition

S. Joseph Mulé, Irving Sunshine, Monique C. Braude, R.E. Willette
April 18, 2019

First Published in 1974, this book offers a full, comprehensive guide into Drugs analysis and testing for drugs subject to abuse in samples from human subjects. Filled with a vast repertoire of factual data and statistics, this book serves as a useful reference for Students studying addiction and...

Advanced Radiation Protection Dosimetry

1st Edition

Shaheen Dewji, Nolan E. Hertel
April 15, 2019

Although many radiation protection scientists and engineers use dose coefficients, few know the origin of those dose coefficients. This is the first book in over 40 years to address the topic of radiation protection dosimetry in intimate detail. Advanced Radiation Protection Dosimetry covers all...

Enhancing Healthcare and Rehabilitation: The Impact of Qualitative Research

1st Edition

Christopher M. Hayre, Dave J. Muller
April 15, 2019

Summary Description This book is primarily a celebration of the qualitative work undertaken internationally by a number of experienced researchers. It also focuses on developing the use of qualitative research for health and rehabilitative practitioners by recognizing its value methodologically...

Analysis of Incidence Rates

1st Edition

Peter Cummings
April 15, 2019

Incidence rates are counts divided by person-time; mortality rates are a well-known example. Analysis of Incidence Rates offers a detailed discussion of the practical aspects of analyzing incidence rates. Important pitfalls and areas of controversy are discussed. The text is aimed at graduate...

Environmental Epidemiology: Exposure and Disease

1st Edition

Rodolfo Saracci, David A. Savitz, Michael D. Lebowitz, Roberto Bertollini
April 15, 2019

Published in 1996: Environmental Epidemiology: Exposure and Disease is a unique resource identifying priorities for public health research in selected areas of environmental epidemiology. Drawn from the proceedings of an international workshop on this topic, the book is a compilation of the...

Fundamentals of Fluorescence Imaging

1st Edition

Guy Cox
April 09, 2019

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

Controlled Drug Delivery: Volume 1 Basic Concepts

1st Edition

Stephen D. Bruck
April 04, 2019

Published in 1983: Volume 1 deals with basic pharmacological aspects of controlled drug delivery, transport of small molecules through polymers, biodegradation of polymers with or without enzymatic involvement, and drug carriers....

Drug Interaction & Lethality Analysis

1st Edition

Marshall N. Brunden, Thomas J. Vidmar, Joseph W. McKean
April 04, 2019

First Published in 1988, Drug Interaction and Lethality Analysis offers a well-structured insight into the relationship between the chemicals we use in everyday life and the environment. With an abundance of references and detailed statistics, this book is highly recommended for students...

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