Flora of the Pacific Northwest : An Illustrated Manual, Second Edition
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Flora of the Pacific Northwest : An Illustrated Manual, Second Edition

Thanks to all the people who worked and contributed to this very fine flora. I have been waiting a long time for it. My old blue copy is beat up and full of hand written notes. This new 2nd edition is much appreciated and a real tribute to Leo Hitchcock. Arthur Cronquist, and, of course, the amazing Jeanne R. Janish. I will actually be reading it page by page over the winter months. The book is awesome and inspiring. Good job!!!!!

Atlas of Living Cell Cultures
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Atlas of Living Cell Cultures

The first atlas in many years giving researchers a good visual reference of the status of their cell lines. Given the increasing importance of well defined cellular models in particular in biomedical research this is a sorely needed resource for everyone performing cell culture.

Microarray Analysis: Biochips and Eradication of all Disease
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Microarray Analysis: Biochips and Eradication of all Disease

Microarray Analysis is a natural outgrowth of the author’s teaching and research into the fi eld of microarray processing, a fast growing and developing fi eld. There has been a reduction in the genominomics of sequencing of DNA and proteins: from $3 billion in HGP costs down to $1000 per genome in 2014 using next-generation sequencers. Different sequencing methods in place and various applications of these methods are illustrated. Com...

"Treatment of Brachial Plexus Injuries" ed. by Vicente Vanaclocha, Nieves Sáiz-Sapena
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Treatment of Brachial Plexus Injuries

This book is an attempt to put the state of the art in some of these less known areas, to provide the reader with an insight into what is currently being done today and what might be the possible therapeutic strategies for the future. Authors attempt not only to provide information but also more importantly to awake the interest of as many researchers as possible to find new solutions to old problems. Despite immense advancements, br...

Pandas to Penguins : Ethical Encounters with Animals at Risk
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Pandas to Penguins : Ethical Encounters with Animals at Risk

“Melissa Gaskill’s new book Pandas to Penguins offers a vivid yet pragmatic snapshot many of the world’s most critically engendered species, most of which are threatened due to overpopulation or exploitation. While common wisdom would assume that visiting them in their natural habitats would further imperil them, Melissa suggests a more exhilarating solution which involves informed travel and adventure in a way that can actually bene...

The humongous book of statistics problems
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The humongous book of statistics problems (Humongous Books)

This book was not around in the 80's when I went to college or I would be a statistician today. Seriously though, I developed an interest in statistics after 30 years as a software engineer. Now retired - I have time to learn and this book is a great help. With books like this you can learn this stuff on your own. I have been reading up on the history of statistics & probability - that too is an interesting study...makes learning...

Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast (Timber Press Field Guide)
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Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast

Finding wildflowers has never been easier! Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast is an authoritative trail-side reference for hikers, naturalists, gardeners, and anyone wishing to learn more about the region’s diverse flora. This comprehensive guide describes and illustrates more than 1,200 species, including perennials and annuals, both native and naturalized non-native. More than 1,300 superb color photographs, 1,200 range maps, an...

"Blood Groups" ed. by Anil Tombak
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Blood Groups

This book is a collection of information related to blood groups and transfusion, and a practical resource for all concerned physicians. Blood groups, erythrocyte antigens, and transfusion are fundamental areas of medicine and are related to many disciplines of science like hematology, immunology, surgery, and genetics. The book is divided into two sections. The first section includes chapters on blood transfusion reactions and hemol...

Chasing Science at Sea: Racing Hurricanes, Stalking Sharks, and Living Undersea with Ocean Experts
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Chasing Science at Sea

The sea has always inspired tales of adventure and discovery in the face of a vast, unpredictable unknown. Prager, chief scientist at the undersea research station Aquarius Reef Base, in the Florida Keys, uses adventure to frame this collection of firsthand accounts about the challenges faced by marine scientists. But adventure is a far cry from glamour: research often means close quarters on a small ship, usually with bad food, infr...