24 марта 2011 | Категория: Books in English | Просмотров: 1860
The transition in anthropological and biomedical research methods over the past 50 years, from anthropometric and craniometric measurements to large-scale microarray genetic studies has resulted in continued revision of opinions and ideas relating to the factors and forces that drive human variation.
Human Variation:From the Laboratory to the Field brings together the contributions of 22 scientists working in four continents to identify and address challenges imposed by variability. It reviews the way we examine and analyze human variation, paying specific attention to genetics, growth and development, and physiology.
24 марта 2011 | Категория: Books in English | Просмотров: 1931
Stereolithography: Materials, Processes and Applicationsfocuses on recent advances in stereolithography, covering aspects related to the fabrication processes, materials, and computer simulationsused in the field. Processes like two-photon polymerization, micro-stereolithography, infrared stereolithography and stereo-thermal-lithography are discussed at length.The book also describes the use of materials such as novel resins, hydrogels for medical applications and highly reinforced resins with ceramics and metals.
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Statistical Tools in Finance and Insurance presents ready-to-use solutions, theoretical developments and method construction for many practical problems in quantitative finance and insurance. Written by practitioners and leading academics in the field of quantitative finance and insurance, this book offers a unique combination of topics from which every market analyst and risk manager will benefit.
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The material provided is collected from the 6th IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation, initiated by the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), and hosted by DLR, the German Aerospace Center. The participation of scientists, engineers, and managers from 24 countries reflected the high interest in the use of small satellites for dedicated missions applied to Earth observation.
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Behçet’s Syndrome has seen great strides over the last 2 decades in the availability of new treatments and the understanding of underlying pathogenesis. Only 30 years ago the majority of particularly young men with Behçet’s lost total eye sight, now only a minority do. This book covers the most recent developments in the basic and clinical aspects of Behçet’s Syndrome. International authorities have collaborated to offer their diverse expert knowledge on the multiple affected organs and systems, including the skin, the eye, the brain, the lungs and not the least the gastrointestinal and the locomotor systems.
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Mac OS X is quickly becoming one of the most popular operating systems for power users. Mac OS X's ability to mesh an easy-to-use and attractive interface with a Unix back end has attracted average and power users to the Mac. In 2007, Apple releases the next version of Mac OS X: Leopard.
Mac OS X Leopard: Beyond the Manual is geared toward power users who are upgrading to Leopard (from either earlier Mac OS versions, Microsoft Windows, or anything else) and want to quickly get up to speed with the various facets of this Operating System.
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The leading book on building construction-thoroughly renovated from the ground up
For the nuts-and-bolts on building construction practices and materials, thousands of professionals and students of architecture, engineering, and construction technology have turned to Edward Allen and Joseph Iano's Fundamentals of Building Construction. This new Fifth Edition of the bestselling reference and textbook provides the most up-to-date survey of the basic materials and methods used in building construction.