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...

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.