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Analog Electronics for Radiation Detection

Renato Turchetta
April 05, 2018

Analog Electronics for Radiation Detection showcases the latest advances in readout electronics for particle, or radiation, detectors. Featuring chapters written by international experts in their respective fields, this authoritative text: Defines the main design parameters of front-end circuitry...

Analysis of Correlated Data with SAS and R, Fourth Edition

Mohamed M. Shoukri
April 02, 2018

Analysis of Correlated Data with SAS and R: 4th edition presents an applied treatment of recently developed statistical models and methods for the analysis of hierarchical binary, count and continuous response data. It explains how to use procedures in SAS and packages in R for exploring data,...

Antioxidant Nutraceuticals: Preventive and Healthcare Applications

Chuanhai Cao, Sarvadaman Pathak, Kiran Patil
March 29, 2018

This book addresses various clinical and sub clinical applications of antioxidant nutraceuticals, with a primary focus on preventive use for general wellness, common ailments, and such chronic illnesses as cancer and neurological applications. This unique book captures the applications of natural...

Microbial Cell Factories

Deepansh Sharma, Baljeet Singh Saharan
March 29, 2018

Microbial Cell Factories is a conceptual, reference-based source including chapters covering microbial cell factories for industrial developments, microbial biotechnology, sustainable environmental solutions, agriculture practices, microorganisms in food processing, metabolites as next generation...

Nanotoxicology: Toxicity Evaluation, Risk Assessment and Management

Vineet Kumar, Nandita Dasgupta, Shivendu Ranjan
March 26, 2018

As the application of nanotechnology in the myriad disciplines of science and engineering--from agriculture, pharmaceuticals, material science, and biotechnology to sensors, electronics, and mechanical and electrical engineering--brings benefits it also can produce serious threats to human health...

An Ebola Outbreak: Lessons from the 2014-2015 Epidemic

Gene Garrard Olinger, Jr.
March 26, 2018

This book recounts the Ebola Virus Outbreak of 2014-2015 by merging clinical and diagnostic issues with behavioral and political factors. Lessons learned are intended to help future respondents by improving coordination and collaboration. The book begins with a report of an earlier prediction of an...

Healthcare Using Marine Organisms

Se-Kwon Kim
March 23, 2018

This book provides a broad range of applications and recent advances in the search for healthcare materials from the sea. A narrative description of fundamentals as well as technological acumen are interesting features of this new work. It discusses in detail various aspects of healthcare products...

Thermophilic Fungi: Basic Concepts and Biotechnological Applications

Raj Kumar Salar
March 23, 2018

This book aims to fill the gap by documenting thermophilic fungi discovered over the past five decades. The chapters spans from covering basic aspects, taxonomy and classification including molecular phyologeny and biotechnological applications of thermophilic fungi....

Hip Joint in Adults: Advances and Developments

K. Mohan Iyer
March 13, 2018

This book gives important details of how surgery of the hip joint has evolved around the world. The 22 original chapters are written by experienced consultants, including Drs. John O'Donnell (Melbourne, Australia), Manfred Krieger and Ilan Elias (Frankfurt, Germany), and Nicholas Goddard (London,...

Dermoscopy Image Analysis

M. Emre Celebi, Teresa Mendonca, Jorge S. Marques
March 09, 2018

Dermoscopy is a noninvasive skin imaging technique that uses optical magnification and either liquid immersion or cross-polarized lighting to make subsurface structures more easily visible when compared to conventional clinical images. It allows for the identification of dozens of morphological...

Hydroxyapatite Coatings for Biomedical Applications

Sam Zhang
March 09, 2018

Hydroxyapatite coatings are of great importance in the biological and biomedical coatings fields, especially in the current era of nanotechnology and bioapplications. With a bonelike structure that promotes osseointegration, hydroxyapatite coating can be applied to otherwise bioinactive implants to...

Lung Imaging and Computer Aided Diagnosis

Ayman El-Baz, Jasjit S. Suri
March 09, 2018

Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Early diagnosis can improve the effectiveness of treatment and increase a patient’s chances of survival. Thus, there is an urgent need for new technology to diagnose small, malignant lung nodules early as well as large...