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Analog Electronics for Radiation Detection

1st Edition

Renato Turchetta
March 29, 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...

Nanotoxicology: Toxicity Evaluation, Risk Assessment and Management

1st Edition

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...

Healthcare Using Marine Organisms

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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...

Orthopaedic Biomaterials in Research and Practice

2nd Edition

Kevin L. Ong, Scott Lovald, Jonathan Black
March 09, 2018

Revised, expanded, and updated, Orthopaedic Biomaterials in Research and Practice, Second Edition introduces materials science and applies it to medical research and treatment. This book incorporates math and engineering, which makes it accessible to trainees and others working in the industry who...

Multiobjective Optimization Methodology: A Jumping Gene Approach

1st Edition

K.S. Tang, T.M. Chan, R.J. Yin, K.F. Man
March 09, 2018

The first book to focus on jumping genes outside bioscience and medicine, Multiobjective Optimization Methodology: A Jumping Gene Approach introduces jumping gene algorithms designed to supply adequate, viable solutions to multiobjective problems quickly and with low computational cost. Better...

Biomechanics of Soft Tissues: Principles and Applications

1st Edition

Adil Al Mayah
March 05, 2018

This book addresses the need of practitioners and researchers in the biomedical sciences to better understand the principles of biomechanics of soft tissue. This book will thoroughly incorporate a number of applications and examples of biomechanics both from an engineering and clinical standpoint....

MicroRNA: Perspectives in Health and Diseases

1st Edition

Jaishree Paul, Rohini Muthuswami
March 01, 2018

This book explores the role of miRNA as therapeutic agents, the progress made in this direction and the problems that need to be addressed for miRNA based therapies to become successful. It also discusses the basic biology of miRNA sythesis, regulation, and their role in disease biology....

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