Tag: "book" at biology news
Bronfenbrenner book sums up human development
... has pulled his ideas together and published a new book
that traces the historical development of his grou...families both in the United States and abroad. The book
is divided into two parts; the first primarily presents edited versions of 12 key papers by Bronfenb...
ORNL's Delmau joins Technology Review's list of top young innovators
... publications, including 15 journal articles and a book
chapter. Overall, she has three patents. This year's TR 100 group was selected from a field of nearly 650 candidates under the age of 35. Delmau and other TR 100 winners will join top innovators and peers from a variety of backgrounds, discipline...
Wiley publishes Welcome to the Genome: A User's Guide to the Genetic Past, Present, and Future
... its codes can better our lives. This fascinating book
delves into the past discoveries that led to the s...nce and technology. If the genome really is the book
of life, then we have only just opened to the first of its many pages. Those who triumphantly claim...
Entrepreneurs to be told how nature's secrets can improve business
...places for the workshop so advise those wanting to book
to do so soon....
One-hundred-fifty year old lessons of John Snow still relevant today
...cine: A Life of John Snow," the recently published book
is what the authors call a "scientific biography" ...ce and a co-author, said in doing research for the book
he was constantly amazed at Snow's ability to think beyond what was already known. "It was as if I w...
Better living through urban ecology
...-reviewed scientific journal articles, 8 books, 44 book
chapters and 6 dissertations and theses. "The first phase of BES taught us how to work with disciplines that ecology has rarely engaged effectively. The results gained through these unique collaborations will help meet the challenge of understanding...
Naturalists of the Isthmus of Panama
... Heckadon presents the English translation. "This book
not only is an extremely valuable contribution to our knowledge of the history of natural sciences in this strategic region of the tropics, but also outlines the early history of STRI and of other outstanding research centers who have worked in Panam...
Illustrated guidebook published for Chinese biomedical scientists and students
...old Spring Harbor Laboratory Press has published a book
and a talking website intended to build confidence...to birdlife invented by Roger Tory Peterson. Their book
has two main components: illustrations of laboratory equipment used for tasks like measuring, cultur...
New comprehensive textbook on companion animals fills need
...ty classrooms beginning this fall. The 25-chapter book
contains more than 430 photographs, including 152 ...ciences when he joined the Illinois faculty. "This book
is not just pre-veterinary; it is much broader than that," said Karen Campbell, who is board certifi...
Applied Mathematical Models in Human Physiology
...thematical Models in Human Physiology is the only book
available that analyzes up-to-date models of the p...rameters for and validation of simpler models. The book
also covers two-dimensional modeling of the fluid dynamics in the heart and its ability to pump, and...
Increasing international insect threat to stored food
...ch has been released through CSIRO Publishing. The book
enables specialists and non-specialists to identif... in their armoury that can be exploited." The book
describes how to identify each pest group or species and summarises the latest information on their ...
Nature mimics industry
... system. Gribble is in the process of updating his book
featuring examples of all known naturally occurring organohalogens. He searches scientific literature for references to new cases of plants, animals, insects and even bacteria producing organohalogens. He catalogues the references and keeps track of ...
New textbook introduces students to the foundations, applications of nanotechnology
...blishers ( www.wkap.nl/prod/b/1-4020-7720-3 ). The book
was created by James R. Heflin Jr. of the Virginia...rselves as we edited the submissions. We think the book
will also be an excellent reference resource for academic, government, and industry researchers." Th...
Crime scene to court
... a vague concept of what forensic science is, this book
will provide the answer. Aimed at non-scientists, ...oratory and the court. The second edition of this book
will be published on 30th July 2004. The first edition was very well received, as can be seen from t...
U of T microbiologists achieve results with pattern recognition software
...g to face recognition. "It's similar to ordering a book
from Amazon.com," said Hughes. "After you've placed an order, they use the information they've gathered to predict your likes and dislikes. The next time you log onto the computer, they extrapolate and suggest other books you might enjoy. They also c...
Summer in the South: Kudzu and oriental bittersweet
...ts. Along with detailed identification guides, the book
provides general control information and specific prescriptions for individual plants. Contact: James Miller Research Ecologist firstname.lastname@example.org 334-826-8700 Copies of the guide are available free at www.srs.fs.usda.gov (General ...
Nanotechnology pioneer slays 'grey goo' myths
...grey goo", which he first cautioned against in his book
Engines of Creation in 1986, has spurred fears that have long hampered rational public debate about nanotechnology. Writing in the Institute of Physics journal Nanotechnology, Drexler slays the myth that molecular manufacture must use dangerous self-...
Lowly weeds may hold promise for curing host of common health woes
...are often more effective." Moerman, author of the book
"Native American Ethnobotany," said he agreed that plants at hand are desirable for treating common illnesses. "There are good reasons why weeds adventive species growing in disturbed soil should be particularly useful as medicines," he said. "And ...
Leroy Hood to receive 2004 Biotechnology Heritage Award
...y, and genetics. He also coedited Code of Codes, a book
about scientific, social, and ethical issues raised by genetic research. His professional career began at Caltech, where he and colleagues pioneered the DNA and protein synthesizers and sequencers that constitute the technological foundation for con...
Professor publishes book on historic 'mosquito wars'
...Florida. University Press of Florida published the book
as part of its Florida History and Culture series. Amazon.com describes the book: The Mosquito Wars presents a comprehensive and insightful analysis of the development of human efforts to wage war on mosquitoes in 20th-century Florida. Drawing on arc...
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