Intelligent Life in the Universe: Principles and Requirements Behind Its Emergence (Advances in Astrobiology and Biogeophysics)

By P. Ulmschneider

This publication addresses all scientists and others drawn to the origins, improvement and destiny of clever species within the observable a part of our universe. specifically, the writer scrutinizes what sort of information regarding extraterrestrial clever existence could be inferred from our personal organic, cultural and clinical evolution and the most probably way forward for mankind. the 1st a part of the ebook presents the mandatory history details from area and lifestyles sciences, hence making the e-book additionally available to scholars and the scientifically trained public.

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The Britannica Guide to Sound and Light (Physics Explained)

Audio and visible cues facilitate a few of our strongest sensory reviews and embed themselves deeply into our thoughts and unconscious. This well-researched quantity explores the technology at the back of acoustics and optics and the vast software they must every little thing from hearing tune and observing tv to ultrasonic and laser applied sciences which are the most important to the clinical box.

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Life's Blueprint: The Science and Art of Embryo Creation

By Benny Shilo

In the span of simply 3 many years, medical figuring out of the formation of embryos has passed through a massive revolution. the results of those new study findings have an instantaneous referring to human healthiness and destiny remedies, but so much nonscientists stay fairly ignorant of the fascinating news.
 
during this attractive publication, a distinctive geneticist deals a transparent, jargon-free evaluate of the sphere of developmental biology. Benny Shilo transforms complex clinical paradigms into comprehensible rules, utilising an array of photographic photos to illustrate analogies among the cells of an embryo and human society. Shilo’s cutting edge technique highlights vital techniques in a manner that may be intuitive and resonant with readers’ personal experiences.
 
the writer explains what's referred to now in regards to the mechanisms of embryonic improvement and the commanding function of genes. for every paradigm lower than dialogue, he presents either a systematic snapshot and a photo he has taken within the human global. those pairs of pictures indicate robust metaphors, reminiscent of the similarities among communique between cells and between humans, or among principles embedded within the genome and legislation that govern human society. The booklet concludes with a glimpse of promising destiny probabilities, together with the new release of tissues and organs to be used as “spare parts.”

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The German Genius: Europe's Third Renaissance, the Second Scientific Revolution, and the Twentieth Century

By Peter Watson

The German Genius is a virtuoso cultural heritage of German principles and impression, from 1750 to the current day, by way of acclaimed historian Peter Watson (Making of the fashionable brain, Ideas). From Bach, Goethe, and Schopenhauer to Nietzsche, Freud, and Einstein, from the humanities and arts to technology and philosophy, The German Genius is a full of life and available evaluate of over 250 years of German highbrow historical past. within the technique, it explains the devastating results of global struggle II, which remodeled a colourful and brilliantly creative tradition right into a automobile of conflict and destruction, and it exhibits how the German tradition complicated within the war’s aftermath.

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Diamond: The History of a Cold-Blooded Love Affair

By Matthew Hart

For hundreds of years, diamonds have symbolized wealth, status and love; although, at the back of these symbols lies a global of deceit, monopoly and conflict.

Hart follows the diamond path world wide, from the basement room the place Gabi Tolkowsky, the world's maximum diamond cutter, confronted the 599-carat Centenary diamond, to the fogbound smugglers' paradise of Africa's Diamond Coast. He documents the heroic fight of the 24-year outdated lady who found a multibillion buck diamond mine at the Arctic Circle and describes the corporate that feared her so much, masterminds of the good and shadowy diamond cartel.

Combining background, technology, company, and event, Diamond captures the essence of this precious gem and the realm that surrounds it.

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Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do

By Wallace J. Nichols

A landmark e-book through marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols at the notable results of water on our wellbeing and fitness and well-being.

Why are we interested in the sea each one summer season? Why does being close to water set our minds and our bodies comfy? In BLUE brain, Wallace J. Nichols revolutionizes how we expect approximately those questions, revealing the amazing fact in regards to the advantages of being in, on, below, or just close to water. Combining state-of-the-art neuroscience with compelling own tales from most sensible athletes, prime scientists, army veterans, and talented artists, he indicates how proximity to water can increase functionality, bring up calm, slash anxiousness, and elevate specialist success.
BLUE brain not just illustrates the an important value of our connection to water-it presents a paradigm moving "blueprint" for a greater lifestyles in this Blue Marble we name domestic.

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High Yield Histopathology

By Ronald W. Dudek

High-Yield Histopathology reports the relationships of uncomplicated histology to the pathology, body structure, and pharmacology of medical stipulations which are proven at the USMLE Step 1 and visible in scientific perform. The ebook contains case stories that arrange scholars for the medical vignette questions about the USMLE Step 1 in addition to quite a few illustrations, scientific photos, and tables for reference and learn. This version comprises more information on female and male tumours and breast melanoma, new photographs of scientific stipulations, and several other new tables, line drawings, and graphs. The determine legends and textual content are extra succinct, and the scientific issues sections are extra continuously prepared - features, indicators, analysis, and remedy. beneficial properties: NEW! addition of data on female and male tumours to Chapters 26 and 27; NEW! additional info on breast melanoma in bankruptcy 26; NEW! nearly 15 new photos of scientific stipulations; NEW! nearly five extra tables and transformations to different tables; NEW!approximately five new line drawings or graphs; NEW! superior, extra constant association for the scientific issues: features, signs, analysis & remedy; NEW! shortened determine legends in addition to savings in textual content to be extra concise (high-yield) & correlation of uncomplicated histology with pathology and body structure recommendations.

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The Top 10 Myths About Evolution

Even though the USA is the area chief in technology and expertise, a lot of its voters exhibit a surprising lack of understanding relating to easy medical proof. fresh surveys have printed that merely approximately 1/2 americans understand that people have by no means lived part through part with dinosaurs, and in regards to the related quantity reject the concept that people built from past species of animals. This lack of awareness within the face of overwhelming medical proof for evolution springs from a couple of destructive affects in modern society: negative secondary schooling in a few areas of the rustic, incorrect information within the mass media, and planned obfuscation by way of supporters of Creationism and clever layout. during this concise, obtainable, 'myth-buster's handbook', educators Cameron M. Smith and Charles Sullivan basically dispel the 10 most typical myths approximately evolution, which proceed to misinform regular american citizens. utilizing a clean, jargon-free kind, they set the checklist instantly on claims that evolution is 'just a theory', that Darwinian causes of existence undercut morality, that clever layout is a valid substitute to traditional technological know-how, that people come from chimpanzees, and 6 different renowned yet inaccurate notions. Smith and Sullivan's reader-friendly, solidly researched textual content will function an enormous device, either for lecturers and laypersons looking actual information regarding evolution.

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The Science of Soccer

By John Wesson

For the 1st time ever, technology offers us the solutions to questions like "what's the opportunity of a staff that wins the League or Premiership additionally successful the Cup? are you able to expect what percentage pursuits could be scored? what is the most sensible peak for footballers? Is the successful staff the simplest team?" The technological know-how of football is an interesting ebook, facing a variety of matters the place clinical research may be utilized to soccer. beginning with a qualitative description of the fundamental physics that relate to the ball and its jump, the writer then strikes via kicks and throws to an easy account of the extra advanced physics of a ball in flight. gratifying your clinical interest, this booklet uncovers facets of the sport that aren't in most cases mentioned. It encompasses a examine video game thought, how the principles impact the circulate and pleasure of the sport, why the simplest group doesn't consistently win, strange facts approximately gamers, and an perception into the economics of the sport.

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