Modern Medicines: The Discovery and Development of Healing Drugs

Margery Facklam, Howard Facklam, Sean M. Grady, "Modern Medicines: The Discovery and Development of Healing Drugs"
Facts on File | 2004 | ISBN: 0816047065 | 208 pages | PDF | 3,2 MB

Billions of dollars are spent each year for the research and development of pharmaceutical drugs. Who invents or finds these healing drugs? How do we know they are safe? How are they tested, and how much time does it take from their invention to public use? What is the FDA, and how does it control the drug industry? Modern Medicines answers all of these questions and more.
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The Handy Geography Answer Book

Paul A. Tucci, Mathew T. Rosenberg, "The Handy Geography Answer Book"
Visible Ink | 2009 | ISBN: 1578592151 | 450 pages | PDF | 6,1 MB

From discovering why every map is distorted to why Rhode Island is called an island even though it's not, this comprehensive reference simplifies geography in an approachable question-and-answer format. All aspects of the discipline are covered, including physical, economic, political, and cultural geography. Questions answered include Who carved Mount Rushmore? What is the average life expectancy in Japan? and What were the seven wonders of the ancient world? Ideal for students and teachers, this resource is for all those curious about our world.
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Geography and Ethnography: Perceptions of the World in Pre-Modern Societies

Geography and Ethnography: Perceptions of the World in Pre-Modern Societies By Kurt A. Raaflaub, Richard J.A. Talbert
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell 2010 | 376 Pages | ISBN: 1405191465 | PDF | 5 MB

This fascinating volume brings together leading specialists, who have analyzed the thoughts and records documenting the worldviews of a wide range of pre-modern societies.
Presents evidence from across the ages; from antiquity through to the Age of Discovery
Provides cross-cultural comparison of ancient societies around the globe, from the Chinese to the Incas and Aztecs, from the Greeks and Romans to the peoples of ancient India
Explores newly discovered medieval Islamic materials
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The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World

The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World
Hachette Audio | ISBN: 1600244343 | 2009-01-05 | MP3 | 360 Mb

Part foreign affairs discourse, part humor, and part twisted self-help guide, The Geography of Bliss takes the listener from America to Iceland to India in search of happiness, or, in the crabby author's case, moments of "un-unhappiness." The book uses a beguiling mixture of travel, psychology, science and humor to investigate not what happiness is, but where it is.
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A Companion to Environmental Geography

Noel Castree, David Demeritt, Diana Liverman, Bruce Rhoads, "A Companion to Environmental Geography (Blackwell Companions to Geography)"
Wiley-Blackwell (March 9, 2009) | English | 1405156228 | 608 pages | PDF | 6.06 MB

A Companion to Environmental Geography is the first book to comprehensively and systematically map the research frontier of 'human-environment geography' in an accessible and comprehensive way.
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The Dictionary of Physical Geography, Third Edition

David S. G. Thomas, Andrew S. Goudie , The Dictionary of Physical Geography, Third Edition
Blackwell | ISBN: 0631204733 | 2000 | PDF | 624 pages | 17 Mb

The third edition of this comprehensive encyclopedic dictionary covers the whole field of physical geography and provides an essential reference for all students and lecturers in this field. Read more

Eratosthenes' "Geography"

Eratosthenes' "Geography" By Eratosthenes, Duane W. Roller
Publisher: Princeton University Press 2010 | 320 Pages | ISBN: 069114267X | PDF | 3 MB

This is the first modern edition and first English translation of one of the earliest and most important works in the history of geography, the third-century Geographika of Eratosthenes. In this work, which for the first time described the geography of the entire inhabited world as it was then known, Eratosthenes of Kyrene (ca. 285-205 BC) invented the discipline of geography as we understand it.
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Encyclopedia of World Geography

R. W. Mccoll, "Encyclopedia of World Geography"
Facts on File | 2005 | ISBN: 0816057869 | 1216 pages | PDF | 179 MB

World geography is an important topic for everyone. It can be used to study the past but is also crucial to understanding the events and current political conditions of the modern world. "Encyclopedia of World Geography" is an authoritative three-volume set profiling everything from the Fulda Gap to the Hudson River. Approximately 750 entries describe pioneers in geography and mapmaking; regions, boundaries, and places; and tools and terminology of geography and cartography.
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David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout - Tsunamis

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout - Tsunamis
Publisher: Rourke Publishing | 2007-01-31 | ISBN: 160044234X | PDF |
32 pages | 5.95 MB

Describes what tsunamis are, how they form, their causes, famous tsunamis of the past, and how scientists study and predict them.
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Handbook of Dementia: Psychological, Neurological, and Psychiatric Perspectives

Handbook of Dementia: Psychological, Neurological, and Psychiatric Perspectives

Publisher: Wiley | ISBN: 0471419826 | edition 2003 | PDF | 459 pages | 11 mb

Broad, interdisciplinary guide to understanding diagnosing, and treating dementia and its related illnesses and conditions. Provides specialized knowledge about the psychological, neurological, and psychiatric aspects of dementia, including etiology and diagnosis, assessment tools, treatments, and comorbidities. Also addresses multicultural issues. DNLM: Dementia.
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Body Rejuvenation

Murad Alam, Marisa Pongprutthipan, "Body Rejuvenation"
Springer | 2010 | ISBN: 1441910921 | 250 pages | PDF | 12,2 MB

As patients and physicians have become familiar with facial rejuvenation procedures, there is growing interest in adapting techniques for use off the face. The same lasers, fillers, and other techniques that can improve the appearance of the forehead or lips, are useful for the chest or hands. Body Rejuvenation is the first practical manual that describes off-the-face minimally invasive rejuvenation.
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Pocket Atlas of Human Anatomy: Based on the International Nomenclature

Pocket Atlas of Human Anatomy: Based on the International Nomenclature
Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers | ISBN: 0865779287 | edition 2000 | PDF |
510 pages | 11,1 mb

This globally recognized pocket atlas can be used as a comprehensive illustrated dictionary of anatomical structures with standardized Latin and English terminology. At the same time it is an excellent atlas of anatomy in its own right, with illustrations by a prize-winning medical artist.
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Principles of Genetics

"Principles of Genetics" by Robert H. Tamarin
Mcgraw-Hill | English | 2001 | ISBN: 0072334193 | PDF | 64,6 MB

The twentieth century began with the rediscovery of Mendel’s rules of inheritance and ended with the complete sequence of the human genome, one of the most monumental scientific accomplishments of all time. What lies in the future? What will the twenty-first century, the century of genomics, bring?
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Molecular Biology in Medicinal Chemistry

"Molecular Biology in Medicinal Chemistry"
Wiley-VCH | 435 pages | English | 2004 | ISBN: 3527304312 | PDF | 5,0 MB

This readily comprehensible book explains the identification of molecular targets via cellular assays, reporter genes or transgenic models, as well as surveying recent advances in the synthesis, separation and analysis of drugs. A special section is devoted to molecular genetics methods.
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Medical Biochemistry, Fourth Edition (Repost)

Medical Biochemistry, Fourth Edition
Publisher: Academic Press | ISBN: 0120954400 | edition 2001 | PDF |
1016 pages | 86,3 mb

Thoroughly updated and in a new two-color format, this well- respected text presents the fundamentals of biochemistry and related topics to students pursuing a one- or two-semester course in pre-med biochemistry or medical programs. The second edition is equally applicable to other health-related fields such as clinical chemistry, medical technology or pharmacology.
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Current Advances in Molecular Mycology

Current Advances in Molecular Mycology By Youssuf Gherbawy
Publisher: Nova Science Publishers 2009 | 395 Pages | ISBN: 1604569093 | PDF | 21 MB

Molecular mycology has been playing a pivotal role in 21st century. It is emerging with full impact. It is multi-disciplinary and includes molecular markers, recombinant DNA techniques, cloning, phylogeny and bioinformatics.
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Extinctions in the History of Life

Extinctions in the History of Life
Publisher: Cambridge University Press | pages: 204 | 2004 | ISBN: 0521842247 |
PDF | 12,6 mb

Recognition of a biodiversity crisis, and the development of new analytical and geological techniques for studying extinction, have increased our appreciation of global change in recent years.
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Genetically Modified Plants

"Genetically Modified Plants" by Timm Wolf, Jonas Koch
Nova Science Publishers | 235 pages | English | 2008 | ISBN: 1604566965 | PDF | 5,8 MB

This book provides research from around the globe on Genetically modified plants which is a plant genetically engineered to contain one or more genes of another species. The aim is to introduce an advanced trait to the plant species which does not occur naturally in this species, for example resistance to certain pests,
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Dictionary of Bioscience (Repost)

Dictionary of Bioscience
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional | ISBN: 0071410430 | edition 2003 | PDF |
674 pages | 15,2 mb

Derived from the world-renowned McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, Sixth Edition, this vital reference offers a wealth of essential information in a portable, convenient, quick-find format. Whether you’re a professional, a student, a writer, or a general reader with an interest in science, there is no better or more authoritative way to stay up-to-speed with the current language of bioscience or gain an understanding of its key ideas and concepts.
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Potentials and Trends in Biomimetics

Arnim Gleich, Christian Pade, Ulrich Petschow, Eugen Pissarskoi, "Potentials and Trends in Biomimetics"
Springer | 2010 | ISBN: 3642052452 | 200 pages | PDF | 15,5 MB

The purpose of this study was to take an in-depth look at the most important trends and the potentials of biomimetics as a basis of science and engineering development and innovation and to assess the standing of biomimetic research and development in Germany as compared internationally.
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The New Brain Sciences: Perils and Prospects

The New Brain Sciences: Perils and Prospects
Publisher: Cambridge University Press | pages: 316 | 2004 | ISBN: 0521537142 |
PDF | 10,9 mb

What are the legal, ethical and moral implications of research in "the new brain sciences"? Rees and Rose, two distinguished British academics, invited the contributors to this collection of essays to ask hard questions about these subjects. Their answers will make you stop and think.
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