Category: Science

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Now in its completely revised, up-to-date moment version, this quantity deals entire information for gynecologists comparing and dealing with difficulties in babies, prepubertal childrens, and young people. This version positive factors greater than a hundred new illustrations, extended insurance of sexually transmitted ailments, and an updated bankruptcy on contraception for adolescents.Coverage comprises targeted directions for reading pediatric sufferers and functional suggestion on analysis and therapy of medical difficulties, together with endocrine issues, menstrual abnormalities, and infectious ailments. shut awareness is given to psychosexual matters corresponding to adolescent sexuality, sexual abuse, and gynecological deal with the mentally handicapped.

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The 100 Most Influential Scientists of All Time (The Britannica Guide to the World's Most Influential People)

By Britannica Educational Publishing

It's been stated that after it involves good fortune, it isn't what you recognize, yet who you recognize.

The a hundred such a lot Influential Scientists of All Time is one name during this eight booklet sequence, within which readers get the easiest of either worlds. Concise yet information-packed biographies aspect the lives and life's paintings of hundreds and hundreds of prime members from an collection of disciplines.

Readers gets to grasp the main minds inside technology, paintings, writing, track, invention, politics and philosophy. each one beneficial compendium bargains a accomplished index, complementary visuals, and behind-the-scenes info that exhibit the very human nature at the back of world-changing personalities.

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Pipelined Multiprocessor System on Chip for Multimedia

By Sri Parameswaran, Haris Javaid

This e-book describes analytical types and estimation easy methods to improve functionality estimation of pipelined multiprocessor systems-on-chip (MPSoCs). A framework is brought for either design-time and run-time optimizations. For layout area exploration, a number of algorithms are provided to reduce the realm footprint of a pipelined MPSoC less than a latency or a throughput constraint. a singular adaptive pipelined MPSoC structure is defined, the place idle processors are transitioned into low-power states at run-time to minimize power intake. Multi-mode pipelined MPSoCs are brought, the place a number of pipelined MPSoCs optimized individually are merged right into a unmarried pipelined MPSoC, allowing extra aid of the realm footprint via sharing the processors and verbal exchange buffers. Readers will enjoy the authors’ mixed use of analytical types, estimation equipment and exploration algorithms and should be enabled to discover billions of layout issues in a couple of minutes.

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Genome Exploitation: Data Mining the Genome (Stadler Genetics Symposia Series)

Genome Exploitation: information Mining the Genome is constructed from the twenty third Stadler Genetic Symposium. This quantity discusses and illustrates how scientists are going to represent and utilize the big quantity of data being accrued in regards to the plant and animal genomes. Genome Exploitation: info Mining the Genome is a state of the art photo on mining the Genome databases. this is often one of many few occasions that researchers in either crops and animals might be operating jointly to create a seminal facts source.

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Moon: A Brief History

By Bernd Brunner

Werewolves and Wernher von Braun, Stonehenge and the intercourse lives of sea corals, aboriginal myths, and an Anglican bishop: In his new publication, Moon, Bernd Brunner weaves variegated info into a fascinating glimpse of Earth’s closest celestial neighbor, whose mere presence evokes us to ask yourself what may be “out there.”

Going past the discoveries of up to date technological know-how, Brunner provides an strange cultural evaluate of our advanced courting with Earth’s dead, rocky satellite tv for pc. in addition to supplying an interesting point of view on such age-old questions as “What could Earth be like with no the moon?” Brunner surveys the moon’s legendary and non secular value and provokes existential soul-searching via a lunar lens, inquiring, “Forty years in the past, the 1st guy positioned his footprint at the moon. do we proceed to take advantage of it because the reveal onto which we forged our hopes and fears?”

Drawing on fabrics from varied cultures and epochs, Brunner walks readers down a moonlit direction illuminated by means of greater than seventy-five classic pictures and illustrations. From clinical discussions of the moon’s origins and its “chronobiological” results at the mating and feeding conduct of animals to an illuminating interpretation of Bishop Francis Godwin’s 1638 novel The guy within the Moone, Brunner’s creative and interdisciplinary explorations recast a well-known item in a completely unique and unforgettable mild and should swap the way in which we view the evening sky.

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Evolutionary Biogeography: An Integrative Approach with Case Studies

By Juan J. Morrone

Instead of favoring just one process, Juan J. Morrone proposes a accomplished therapy of the advancements and theories of evolutionary biogeography. Evolutionary biogeography makes use of distributional, phylogenetic, molecular, and fossil facts to evaluate the old alterations that experience produced present biotic styles. Panbiogeography, parsimony research of endemicity, cladistic biogeography, and phylogeography are the 4 fresh and commonest techniques. Many conceive of those tools as representing various "schools," yet Morrone exhibits how every one addresses diversified questions within the numerous steps of an evolutionary biogeographical analysis.

Panbiogeography and parsimony research of endemicity are necessary for deciding on biotic parts or components of endemism. Cladistic biogeography makes use of phylogenetic info to figure out the relationships among those biotic parts. extra details on fossils, phylogeographic styles, and molecular clocks may be included to spot various cenocrons. ultimately, on hand geological wisdom may help build a geobiotic state of affairs which may clarify how analyzed components have been positioned into touch and the way the biotic elements and cenocrons inhabiting them developed. Morrone compares those tools and employs case reviews to make it transparent that's most sensible for the query handy. Set difficulties, dialogue sections, and glossaries additional improve school room use.

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Twelve Diseases That Changed Our World

By Irwin W. Sherman

Covers the heritage of twelve vital illnesses and addresses public well-being responses and societal upheavals.

  • Chronicles the methods illness outbreaks formed traditions and associations of Western civilization.
  • Explains the results, motives, and results from previous epidemics.
  • Describes a dozen ailments to teach how illness keep an eye on both used to be completed or failed.
  • Makes transparent the interrelationship among ailments and historical past.
  • Presents fabric in a compelling, transparent, and jargon-free prose for a large viewers.
  • Provides an image of the easiest practices for facing illness outbreaks.

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The Perversion Of Knowledge: The True Story Of Soviet Science

During the Soviet years, Russian technological know-how was once touted as one of many maximum successes of the regime. Russian technological know-how used to be thought of to be equivalent, if now not stronger, to that of the rich western countries. The Perversion of Knowledge, a heritage of Soviet technology that makes a speciality of its keep an eye on through the KGB and the Communist get together, finds the darkish aspect of this glittering fulfillment. in response to the author’s firsthand adventure as a Soviet scientist, and drawing on broad Russian language resources no longer simply to be had to the Western reader, the booklet contains surprising new info on biomedical experimentation on people in addition to an exam of the pernicious results of Trofim Lysenko’s pseudo-biology. additionally integrated are many poignant case histories of these who collaborated and people who controlled to withstand, concentrating on the ethical offerings and results. The textual content is observed through the author’s personal translations of key archival fabrics, making this paintings a vital source for all people with a major curiosity in Russian history.

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