Essays on Life Itself by Robert Rosen

By Robert Rosen

Compiling twenty articles at the nature of lifestyles and at the target of the normal sciences, this outstanding publication enhances Robert Rosen's groundbreaking Life Itself―a paintings that inspired quite a lot of philosophers, biologists, linguists, and social scientists. In Essays on existence Itself, Rosen takes to activity the critical goal of the ordinary sciences, calling into query the try to create objectivity in a subjective global and forcing us to re-examine the place technological know-how can lead us within the future years.

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The Autobiography of Methuselah by John Kendrick Bangs

By John Kendrick Bangs

Having lately handed into what my great-grandson Shem calls my Anecdotage, it has happened to me that maybe many of the reminiscences of a kind of prolonged life upon this globular[1] mass of airborne dirt and dust and water that we're happy to name the earth, could turn out of curiosity to posterity, and i've for that reason, at [2]the earnest solicitation of my grandson, Noah, and his sons, Shem, Ham and Japhet, consented to place them into everlasting literary shape.

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In Vivo Cellular and Molecular Imaging by Eric T. Ahrens (Eds.)

By Eric T. Ahrens (Eds.)

In recent years there was an explosive enlargement of latest imaging methodologies which are in a position to visualizing particular populations of cells and molecular occasions in vivo. important imaging complements our skill to check animal types of human improvement and illness, reminiscent of cancers, heart problems, diabetes, and Alzheimer's. additionally, non-invasive imaging may possibly eventually be worthwhile for tracking new generations of medical molecular and mobile therapeutics, equivalent to these using viral vectors and stem cells. those new features were facilitated by way of the advance of recent imaging probes or reagents that concentrate on particular mobilephone forms, are chemically aware of body structure, or are attentive to the presence of particular molecules, comparable to nucleic acids or enzymes. This quantity presents an creation to a couple of the main intriguing equipment and functions of rising non-invasive imaging applied sciences utilizing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positron emission tomography (PET), and diverse biophotonic techniques. Highlighted, are fresh advancements in reagent layout that impart targeted skills to those imaging modalities to explain organic approaches in vivo. * comprises nine chapters via professional researchers within the box of imaging* Introduces new tools and purposes of non-invasive imaging applied sciences* Covers ermerging issues in imaging corresponding to in vivo phone melanoma cells, imaging of autoimmune ailments, and maganetic resonance imaging

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General George H. Thomas: A Biography of the Union's ''Rock by Robert P. Broadwater

By Robert P. Broadwater

One of many Civil War's so much winning generals is heralded through army historians yet by no means completed the lasting reputation of provide, Lee, Jackson or Sherman. George Thomas's Southern start, the ambition of fellow officials, and his motion within the less-publicized Western Theater mixed to maintain him from achieving attractiveness. This accomplished biography makes a speciality of the army occupation that coated such battlegrounds as Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge and Nashville, in addition to the political maneuvers that stored Thomas out of the highlight.

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Cancer Metastasis -- Related Genes (CANCER METASTASIS -- by D.R. Welch

By D.R. Welch

This quantity is the 1st try to summarize present wisdom in regards to the underlying molecular and biochemical mechanisms controlling the metastatic phenotype. whereas all past authors tried to place their findings right into a context for translation to the medical scenario, the state-of-the-art doesn't absolutely let this as the box of metastasis is comparatively new. still, the contents of this quantity may be of use to participants of the melanoma examine neighborhood and clinicians drawn to constructing and imposing novel sorts of remedy for melanoma.

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Missing Persons: The Impossibility of Auto biography by Mary Evans

By Mary Evans

Auto/biography is presently essentially the most renowned literary genres, commonly imagined to light up the learn of the person and his or her own conditions. lacking people means that auto/biography is, in truth, in accordance with fictions, either concerning the individual and approximately what it's attainable to grasp approximately anybody individual.Organised into chapters which reflect on specific types of auto/biographical writing, corresponding to paintings at the British Royal relatives and auto/biographies of twentieth-century males, this e-book demonstrates the absences and evasions - certainly the `missing people - of auto/biography. Mary Evans' ebook will supply precious studying for college kids of womens reviews, sociology and cultural reports classes.

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

By Cornelia Neeltju van der Weele

Pictures of improvement questions the dominant organic strategy of explaining animal improvement as fullyyt genetic through exploring the explanatory worth of investigating environmental impacts. Van der Weele discusses assumptions, explanatory styles, and conceptual instruments in developmental and evolutionary biology and stories many concrete examples of environmental impact in animal improvement. She offers views from biology, philosophy of technological know-how, and ethics in an integrative approach.

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