Category: Science

  • An Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry (5th Edition) by Graham L. Patrick

    By Graham L. Patrick

    An advent to Medicinal Chemistry is the top textual content for college classes in this topic. well known for being a textbook enjoyed both by way of either scholars and academics, it provides whole insurance in an obtainable and interesting variety.

    The textual content starts with the basic biochemistry on which an realizing of medicinal chemistry is equipped, introducing the constitution and serve as of significant drug goals. It then explores how medications engage with the physique and the results of these reactions. there's a part on basic ideas and methods concerned with getting to know and designing new medicines, and one other on necessary 'tools of the trade'. The textual content ends with a modern examine particular subject matters inside of medicinal chemistry, for instance, antiviral and anticancer brokers; cholinergics and anticholinesterases; and antiulcer agents.

    Learning good points all through An creation to Medicinal Chemistry support to liberate this attention-grabbing topic. A word list is helping to familiarise the language of medicinal chemistry. containers current in-depth fabric and discover how strategies are utilized in perform. Key issues summarise sections inside of chapters, supplying a foundation for revision, and questions on the finish of chapters and at the accompanying on-line source Centre permit the reader to check their realizing and boost molecular modelling skills.
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  • How We Live and Why We Die: The Secret Lives of Cells by Lewis Wolpert

    By Lewis Wolpert

    EISBN-13: 978-0-571-25085-1

    Biologist Lewis Wolpert eloquently narrates the fundamentals of human existence during the lens of its smallest component—the cell.

    Everything approximately our existence—movement and reminiscence, mind's eye and copy, beginning and, eventually, death—is ruled through our cells. they're the foundation of all existence within the universe, from the tiniest micro organism to the main complicated animals. within the culture of the vintage Lives of a Cell, yet with the advantage of the newest learn, across the world acclaimed embryologist Lewis Wolpert demonstrates how human existence derives from a unmarried mobile after which grows right into a physique, an extremely complicated society made from billions of them. once we age, our cells can't fix the wear and tear they've got gone through; once we fall ill, this is because cells are so broken they cease operating and die. Wolpert examines the technological know-how at the back of themes which are a lot mentioned yet hardly ever understood—stem telephone study, cloning, DNA, mutating melanoma cells—and explains how all existence developed from only one phone. full of life and passionate, this can be an available advisor to realizing the human physique and lifestyles itself.
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  • Science, Order and Creativity (Routledge Classics) by David Bohm, F. David Peat

    By David Bohm, F. David Peat

    One of the key scientists and thinkers of our time, David Bohm labored along Oppenheimer and Einstein. In Science, Order and Creativity he and physicist F. David Peat suggest a go back to larger creativity and communique within the sciences. They ask for a renewed emphasis on rules instead of formulae, ordinarily instead of fragments, and on which means instead of mere mechanics. Tracing the background of technological know-how from Aristotle to Einstein, from the Pythagorean theorem to quantum mechanics, the authors supply exciting new insights into how clinical theories come into being, the best way to dispose of blocks to creativity and the way technology can result in a deeper knowing of society, the human situation and the human brain itself. Science, Order and Creativity seems to the way forward for technological know-how with beauty, desire and exuberance.
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  • Food, Science and Society: Exploring the Gap Between Expert by Peter S. Belton (auth.), Prof. Peter S. Belton, Dr. Teresa

    By Peter S. Belton (auth.), Prof. Peter S. Belton, Dr. Teresa Belton (eds.)

    From the reviews:

    "The e-book falls into 3 sections; attitudes to technological know-how, tradition and probability perceptions approximately meals; position of the mass media in facing the notion of threat within the nutrients provide, together with a case research; and finally, case stories of interactions among scientists and lay humans in coverage, agriculture and knowledge. ... it's invaluable for foodstuff technology lecture fabric because it includes many costs and anecdotes." (Dr Dave Roberts, nutrients Australia, Vol. fifty six (1-2), 2004)

    "The common problem between shoppers concerning the defense and acceptability of meals is famous. ... The meals scientists needs to re-evaluate their place and the restrictions to a only technical method of those concerns. ... This ebook is suggested to all specialists in academia, gurus and undefined, simply because the entire contributing authors haven't in basic terms thought of different features theoretically, but additionally virtually and smoothly." (Advances in meals Sciences, Vol. 25 (2), 2003)

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  • Computer Science – Theory and Applications: 11th by Alexander S. Kulikov, Gerhard J. Woeginger

    By Alexander S. Kulikov, Gerhard J. Woeginger

    This ebook constitutes the complaints of the eleventh foreign laptop technology Symposium in Russia, CSR 2016, held in St. Petersburg, Russia, in June 2016.

    The 28 complete papers provided during this quantity have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from seventy one submissions. furthermore the e-book includes four invited lectures. The scope of the proposed issues is sort of large and covers quite a lot of parts reminiscent of: comprise, yet aren't restricted to: algorithms and knowledge constructions; combinatorial optimization; constraint fixing; computational complexity; cryptography; combinatorics in laptop technology; formal languages and automata; computational versions and ideas; algorithms for concurrent and allotted platforms, networks; facts idea and functions of common sense to desktop technology; version checking; automatic reasoning; and deductive methods.

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  • Optical Methods of Measurement: Wholefield Techniques (2nd by Rajpal Sirohi

    By Rajpal Sirohi

    Optical tools of Measurement: Wholefield concepts, moment Edition offers a accomplished number of wholefield optical dimension recommendations for engineering functions. besides the reorganization of contents, this variation contains a new bankruptcy on optical interference, new fabric on nondiffracting and singular beams and their purposes, and up to date bibliography and extra examining sections.

    The e-book explores the propagation of laser beams, metrological functions of phase-singular beams, numerous detectors comparable to CCD and CMOS units, and recording fabrics. It additionally covers interference, diffraction, and electronic fringe trend size concepts, with specific emphasis on part size interferometry and algorithms. the rest of the e-book makes a speciality of thought, experimental preparations, and purposes of wholefield recommendations. the writer discusses electronic hologram interferometry, electronic speckle images, electronic speckle trend interferometry, Talbot interferometry, and holophotoelasticity.

    This up to date ebook compiles the key wholefield tools of dimension in a single quantity. It offers an outstanding figuring out of the thoughts through describing the physics at the back of them. furthermore, the examples given illustrate how the options clear up dimension problems.
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  • Emergence of Life on Earth: A Historical and Scientific by Iris Fry

    By Iris Fry

    How did existence emerge on the earth? Is there lifestyles on different worlds? those questions, until eventually lately constrained to the pages of speculative essays and tabloid headlines, at the moment are the topic of valid clinical study. This e-book provides a distinct perspective--a mixed ancient, clinical, and philosophical anaylsis, which does justice to the complicated nature of the topic. The book's first half deals an summary of the most principles at the starting place of existence as they constructed from antiquity until eventually the 20 th century. the second one, extra distinct a part of the ebook examines modern theories and significant debates in the origin-of-life medical community.
    Topics include:

    Aristotle and the Greek atomists' conceptions of the organism
    Alexander Oparin and J.B.S. Haldane's Nineteen Twenties step forward papers
    attainable existence on Mars?
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  • Why Does Asparagus Make Your Pee Smell?: Fascinating Food by Andy Brunning

    By Andy Brunning

    FOOD QUESTIONS replied WITH colourful pictures AND enjoyable, EASY-TO-UNDERSTAND clinical EXPLANATIONS

    Have you ever wondered...

    • Why bacon smells so good?
    • Why onions make you cry?
    • If consuming turkey makes you sleepy?
    • If blending beverages makes a hangover worse?
    • How strength beverages work?
    • Why chocolate is toxic to dogs?
    • Why espresso makes you extra stressed out than tea?
    • Why cilantro tastes soapy to some?

    The solutions to those baffling questions and extra are printed during this pleasant, informative selection of minutiae. now not a scientist? No challenge. This book’s colourful pics and easy-to-understand reasons make those nutrients proof enjoyable for everybody.
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  • Earth: Portrait of a Planet (3rd Edition) by Stephen Marshak

    By Stephen Marshak

    E-book Details:

    ISBN: 039393036X
    EAN: 9780393930368
    ASIN: 039393036X
    Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
    Publication Date: 2007-10-25
    Number of Pages: 880

    Synopsis from Amazon:

    An intriguing revision of this leading edge textual content, Earth: Portrait of a Planet, 3rd version, emphasizes lively scholar studying with a brand new bankruptcy structure, interactive media, and the ability and perception of Google Earth™.
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