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Romanticism, Origins, and the History of Heredity

by Christine Lehleiter

Examining novels, studies on plant hybridization, treatises on animal breeding, and collections of anatomical monstrosities, Origins Matter delineates how romantic authors imagined the ramifications of emerging...


Buying and Selling Laboratory Instruments: A Practical Consulting Guide

by Marvin C. McMaster

A time-tested, systematic approach to the buying and selling of complex research instruments

Searching for the best laboratory instruments and systems can be a daunting and expensive task. A poorly selected...


Chaos in Electric Drive Systems: Analysis, Control and Application

by K. T. Chau & Zheng Wang

In Chaos in Electric Drive Systems: Analysis, Control and Application authors Chau and Wang systematically introduce an emerging technology of electrical engineering that bridges abstract chaos theory and practical...


A Short Course on Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions

by Asis Kumar Chaudhuri

By colliding heavy ions at nearly the speed of light, scientists are exploring both our physical world and conditions at the beginning of the universe. With applications in nuclear physics, particle physics,...


Rapid Qualitative Inquiry

by James Beebe

Practitioners in need of timely results for program and policy planning—and students looking for

realistic research projects—will find solutions in Rapid Qualitative Inquiry (RQI), a team-based,

applied research...


Thumbelina

by Michel Serres & Daniel W. Smith

The title of this timely and thought-provoking book, a French bestseller, refers to schoolgirls sending text messages to their friends on their smart phones. Michel Serres, one of France's most important living...


The Domestication of Language

by Daniel Cloud

Language did not evolve only in the distant past. Our shared understanding of the meanings of words is ever-changing, and we make conscious, rational decisions about which words to use and what to mean by them...


Genes, Giants, Monsters, and Men

by Joseph P. Farrell

Consider the possibility that the history of the human race is not as simple as what has been taught in classroom textbooks. Consider the possibility that the evolutionary scientific explanation for mankind...


Process Understanding: For Scale-Up and Manufacture of Active Ingredients

by Ian Houson

Process Understanding is the underpinning knowledge that allows the manufacture of chemical entities to be carried out routinely, robustly and to the required standard of quality. This area has gained in importance...


Introduction to Protein Structure Prediction: Methods and Algorithms

by Huzefa Rangwala & George Karypis

A look at the methods and algorithms used to predict protein structure

A thorough knowledge of the function and structure of proteins is critical for the advancement of biology and the life sciences as well...


Surface Complexation Modeling: Gibbsite: Gibbsite

by Athanasios K. Karamalidis & David A. Dzombak

This book provides a description of the generalized two layer surface complexation model, data treatment procedures, and thermodynamic constants for sorption of metal cations and anions on gibbsite, the most...


Cyclodextrins in Pharmaceutics, Cosmetics, and Biomedicine: Current and Future Industrial Applications

by Erem Bilensoy

Cyclodextrins in Pharmaceutics, Cosmetics, and Biomedicine covers a wide range of knowledge on cyclodextrins, from an overview of molecular and supramolecular aspects of cyclodextrin physicochemistry, to the...


Hands-On Math Projects with Real-Life Applications: Grades 6-12

by Judith A. Muschla & Gary Robert Muschla

Hands-On Math Projects with Real-Life Applications, Second Edition offers an exciting collection of 60 hands-on projects to help students in grades 6--12 apply math concepts and skills to solving everyday, real-life...


Complex Macromolecular Architectures: Synthesis, Characterization, and Self-Assembly

by Nikos Hadjichristidis, Akira Hirao, Yasuyuki Tezuka & Filip Du Prez

The field of CMA (complex macromolecular architecture) stands at the cutting edge of materials science, and has been a locus of intense research activity in recent years. This book gives an extensive description...


Waking, Dreaming, Being

by Evan Thompson & Stephen Batchelor

A renowned philosopher of the mind, also known for his groundbreaking work on Buddhism and cognitive science, Evan Thompson combines the latest neuroscience research on sleep, dreaming, and meditation with Indian...


Biofilm Eradication and Prevention: A Pharmaceutical Approach to Medical Device Infections

by Tamilvanan Shunmugaperumal

Biofilm Eradication and Preventions presents the basics of biofilm formation on medical devices, diseases related to this formation, and approaches pharmaceutical researchers need to take to limit this problem....


Synthetic Impulse and Aperture Radar (SIAR)

by Baixiao Chen & Jianqi Wu

Analyzes and discusses the operating principle, signal processing method, and experimental results of this advanced radar technology

This book systematically discusses the operating principle, signal processing...


Fine Chemicals: The Industry and the Business

by Peter Pollak

Now updated - the authoritative reference on one of the most exciting and challenging areas of the modern chemical industry

This highly readable and informative reference continues to take a comprehensive, in-depth...


Pharmaceutical Process Chemistry for Synthesis: Rethinking the Routes to Scale-Up

by Peter J. Harrington

There is a need to explain that generic versions of a drug may not be manufactured by the same process as brand-name drugs and that the different processes may have dramatically different environmental impacts....


Regulated Bioanalytical Laboratories: Technical and Regulatory Aspects from Global Perspectives

by Michael Zhou

This book provides useful information for bioanalytical / analytical scientists, analysts, quality assurance managers, and all personnel in bioanalytical laboratories through all aspects of bioanalytical technical...