The Cambridge Dictionary of Human Biology and Evolution
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The Cambridge Dictionary of Human Biology and Evolution

Packed with 13000 descriptions of terms, specimens, sites and names, this invaluable research and study tool covers a broad range of subjects including human biology, physical anthropology, primatology, physiology, genetics, paleontology and zoology. The volume also includes over 1000 word roots, taxonomies and reference tables for extinct, recent and extant primates, and illustrations of landmarks, bones and muscles. It is essential...

"Psoriasis: Types, Causes and Medication" ed. by Hermenio Lima
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Psoriasis: Types, Causes and Medication

The main objective of this book is to provide insights on the types, causes, and treatments of psoriasis. This approach might substantially improve the transference of disease knowledge for physicians and intended to improve quality of medical services that endorses training of excellence and assesses the quali?cations of physicians, most of whom will be naive to clinical dermatological practices.

Nonlinear state and parameter estimation of spatially distributed systems
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Nonlinear state and parameter estimation of spatially distributed systems

In this book two probabilistic model-based estimators are introduced that allow the reconstruction and identification of space-time continuous physical systems. The Sliced Gaussian Mixture Filter (SGMF) exploits linear substructures in mixed linear/nonlinear systems, and thus is well-suited for identifying various model parameters. The Covariance Bounds Filter (CBF) allows the efficient estimation of widely distributed systems in a d...

Perspectives on the Department of Defense Global Emerging Infections: Surveillance and Response System, A Program Review
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Perspectives on the Department of Defense Global Emerging Infections: Surveillance and Response System, A Program Review

Perspectives on the Department of Defense Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System: A Program Review describes the capacity, quality, and effectiveness of the international and domestic facilities and programs that are a part of a DoD system to monitor and address emerging infectious diseases globally. The committee concludes that the goals of the system are in U.S. military, U.S. civilian, and global public health...

Female infidelity and paternal uncertainty
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Female infidelity and paternal uncertainty

"...a virtual treasure trove of fun things to know and tell about the sneaky ways in which male biology goes to war against its intrasexual competition.... In summary, Female Infidelity and Parental Uncertainty is a nice addition to the field and indispensable for anyone doing research on human sexual relationships. It will also prove accessible and interesting to the more casual reader who simply wants to know more about how natural...

Graphs, surfaces and homology
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Graphs, surfaces and homology

This is an undergraduate level introduction to homology that will appeal to students interested in the application of algebra to geometrical problems, specifically the study of surfaces (sphere, torus, Mobius band, Klein bottle). Numerous examples and exercises are included, making this an ideal text either for teaching or for self-study.

"Tailored Treatments in Psoriatic Patients" ed. by Shahin Aghaei
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Tailored Treatments in Psoriatic Patients

This book gathers and presents information on targeted treatments for psoriasis. The cause of psoriasis is still unknown, though exposure to definite agents (throat streptococcal infection), smoking, alcohol consumption, certain medicines (lithium), and local irritation or injury to the skin may be risk factors for persons genetically predisposed to the disease. Psoriasis symptoms can vary extensively, from mild rashes to severe situ...

Essential Microbiology for Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science
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Essential Microbiology for Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science

This text is an essential study guide for undergraduates studying microbiology modules on degree courses in pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences. Written by two pharmacists each with over 30 years experience of teaching, research and publishing in pharmaceutical microbiology, it distills the subject down into the essential elements that pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists need to know in order to practice their profession, ...

Bioelectrochemistry : Design and Applications of Biomaterials
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Bioelectrochemistry : Design and Applications of Biomaterials

Bioelectrochemistry is a fast growing field linking together electrochemistry, biochemistry, medicinal chemistry and analytical chemistry. The current book outlines the recent progress in the area and the applications in biological materials design and bioenergy, covering in particular biosensors, bioelectronic devices, biofuel cells, biodegradable batteries and biomolecule-based computing.

Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation: Simple to Advanced and Experimental Techniques for Indoor and Outdoor Cultivation
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Organic Mushroom Farming and Mycoremediation

"Microbiologist Cotter came to mushroom farming in his 20s and quickly became hooked. He shares his enthusiasm for the practice in this wide-ranging book, which covers topics of interest for the beginning hobbyist to the market farmer. Starting with general information about the mushroom life cycle and growing techniques, it progresses into innovative applications for mushrooms and educational ideas using fungi, and then gets into ad...