Category: Biophysics

Functional Surfaces in Biology: Adhesion Related Phenomena by Stanislav Gorb (auth.), Prof. Stanislav N. Gorb (eds.)

By Stanislav Gorb (auth.), Prof. Stanislav N. Gorb (eds.)

This ebook is dedicated to the swiftly turning out to be sector of technology facing constitution and houses of organic surfaces of their relation to specific function(s). This quantity, written by way of a staff of experts from assorted disciplines, covers a number of floor capabilities resembling security, protection, water delivery, anti-wetting, self cleansing, mild mirrored image and scattering, and acoustics. simply because organic surfaces have a nearly unending strength of technological rules for the advance of latest fabrics and structures, inspirations from biology may be attention-grabbing for a extensive diversity of issues in floor engineering.

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Corruption and Money Laundering: A Symbiotic Relationship by David Chaikin, J. C. Sharman

By David Chaikin, J. C. Sharman

Corruption is the most important unmarried situation to improvement, whereas cash laundering is on the middle of all profit-driven crime. The failure to understand the intimate linkages among those crimes has undermined overseas efforts to strive against those international scourges. via a coverage and criminal research, this publication indicates how corruption enables funds laundering and vice versa. It demonstrates how ideas applied to counter one form of monetary crime will be tailored to struggle the other.  Chaikin and Sharman offer a pioneering overview of the present platforms from multi-disciplinary standpoint in keeping with expert event and broad interviews.

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Images of Development: Environmental Causes in Ontogeny by Cornelia Neeltju van der Weele

By Cornelia Neeltju van der Weele

Photographs of improvement questions the dominant organic technique of explaining animal improvement as totally genetic by way of exploring the explanatory price of investigating environmental impacts. Van der Weele discusses assumptions, explanatory styles, and conceptual instruments in developmental and evolutionary biology and experiences many concrete examples of environmental effect in animal improvement. She presents views from biology, philosophy of technological know-how, and ethics in an integrative method.

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Tissue Engineering Made Easy by Farhana Akter

By Farhana Akter

Tissue Engineering Made effortless provides concise, effortless to appreciate, updated information regarding crucial issues in tissue engineering. those contain history and easy rules, medical functions for various organs (skin, nerves, eye, center, lungs and bones), and the way forward for the sphere. The descriptions and reasons of every subject are such that those that haven't had any publicity to the rules and perform of tissue engineering can be capable of comprehend them, and the quantity will function a resource for self-teaching to get readers to some degree the place they could successfully interact with lively researchers.

  • Offers readers a really introductory approach to comprehend the ideas, demanding situations and the hot tendencies in reconstructive medicine
  • Features available language for college kids starting their examine careers, inner most perform health care provider collaborators, and citizens simply starting their examine rotation
  • Addresses the specifics for numerous organs/systems – nerves, pores and skin, bone, cardiovascular, breathing, ophthalmic
  • Provides examples from medical and daily situations

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Erinnerung-Reflexion-Geschichte: Erinnerung aus by Margret Dörr, Heide Felden, Regina Klein, Hildegard Macha,

By Margret Dörr, Heide Felden, Regina Klein, Hildegard Macha, Winfried Marotzki

Margret Dorr, Heide von Felden, Regina Klein, Hildegard Macha, Winfried Marotzki Die beschleunigte Veranderungsdynamik der modernen Gesellschaften hat dazu gefuhrt, dass Menschen sich in neuer Weise der eigenen Selbstbilder und Iden- taten durch Ruckgriff auf die Vergangenheit und die Archivierung von Erin- rungen zu versichern suchen. Derzeit haben Konzepte wie Erinnerungskultur," kommunikatives Gedachtnis," kulturelles Gedachtnis," globales Gedachtnis" wissenschaftlich und in der offentlichen Debatte Konjunktur. Die Biographief- schung wie die Psychoanalyse resp. die Psychoanalytische Padagogik sind durch diese Entwicklungen in unterschiedlicher Weise herausgefordert, zum wiss- schaftlichen Austausch beizutragen, aber auch ihre eigenen Vorstellungen, - grifflichkeiten und Theorien zu reflektieren. Dazu fordern z. B. die neueren - gebnisse der Neurowissenschaften auf (vgl. Koukkou/Leuzinger-Bohleber/M- tens 1998; Roth 2001), als auch die zur Zeit in der Biographieforschung aktuelle Frage zum Verhaltnis von Trauma, Erinnerung und transgenerationeller Weit- gabe (vgl. Rosenthal 1995) sowie zum challenge falscher" Erinnerungen (vgl. Loftus 2003). Dass das menschliche Subjekt seine Welt, seine Beziehungen zu sich selbst und zu anderen, seine Gefuhle und seine Empfindungen durch seine Narrationen konstituiert, ist wohl fur beide Forschungsrichtungen gleichermassen gultig. Durch die shape der Narration transformiert der Mensch naturliche Zeit in menschliche Zeitlichkeit und entdeckt so, wer und was once er zwangslaufig gewesen sein muss, um zu demjenigen geworden zu sein, der er nun ist und eines Tages vielleicht sein wird. Hierbei spielt der Ruckgriff auf die Vergangenheit und die Archivierung von Erinnerungen eine wesentliche Rolle

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Biomaterials Science and Engineering by Joon Bu Park (auth.)

By Joon Bu Park (auth.)

This publication is written if you happen to want to develop their wisdom past an introductory point of biomaterials or fabrics technology and engineering. This calls for one to appreciate extra absolutely the technology of fabrics, that's, in fact, the basis of biomaterials. the subject material of this ebook might be divided into 3 components: (1) primary structure-property relationships of synthetic fabrics (Chapters 2-5) and ordinary organic fabrics, together with biocompatibility (Chapters 6 and 7); (2) metal, ceramic, and polymeric implant fabrics (Chapters 8-10); and (3) real prostheses (Chapters eleven and 12). This manuscript used to be firstly prepared at Clemson collage as classnotes for an introductory graduate path on biomaterials. on account that then it's been revised and corrected repeatedly according to adventure with graduate scholars at Clemson and at Tulane collage, the place I taught for 2 years, 1981-1983, ahead of becoming a member of the college of Iowa. i need to thank the numerous those who helped me to complete this publication; my son Y oon Ho, who typed the entire manuscript into the Apple Pie observe processor; my former graduate scholars, M. Ackley Loony, W. Barb, D. N. Bingham, D. R. Clarke, J. P. Davies, M. F. DeMane, B. J. Kelly, okay. W. Markgraf, N. N. Salman, W. J. Whatley, and S. o. younger; and my colleagues, Drs. W. Cooke, D. D. Moyle (Clemson G. H. Kenner (University of Utah), F. University), W. C. Van Buskirk (Tulane University), and Y.

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Advances in Chemical Physics, Volume 158: Physical Chemistry by Mitsuru Nagasawa

By Mitsuru Nagasawa

The Advances in Chemical Physics sequence offers the chemical physics box with a discussion board for severe, authoritative reviews of advances in each quarter of the self-discipline. This quantity explores subject matters from Thermodynamic houses of Polyelectrolyte recommendations to ion-binding of polyelectrolytes. The ebook features:

  • The basically sequence of volumes on hand that offers the innovative of study in chemical physics
  • Contributions from specialists during this box of research
  • Representative cross-section of analysis that questions proven pondering on chemical solutions
  • An editorial framework that makes the booklet a great complement to a sophisticated graduate category in actual chemistry or chemical physics

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