Author : Lori A. Smolin Genre : Science Publisher : John Wiley & Sons ISBN : 9781119495277 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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Nutrition: Science and Applications, 4th Edition helps students develop the scientific understanding to support their personal and professional decisions. Using a critical thinking approach, Smolin brings nutrition out of the classroom and allows students to apply the logic of science to their own nutrition concerns – both as consumers and as future scientists and health professionals.
Author : Martin Carrier Genre : Science Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media ISBN : 9789048190515 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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We increasingly view the world around us as a product of science and technology. Accordingly, we have begun to appreciate that science does not take its problems only from nature and then produces technological applications, but that the very problems of scientific research themselves are generated by science and technology. Simultaneously, problems like global warming, the toxicology of nanoparticles, or the use of renewable energies are constituted by many factors that interact with great complexity. Science in the context of application is challenged to gain new understanding and control of such complexity—it cannot seek shelter in the ivory tower or simply pursue its internal quest for understanding and gradual improvement of grand theories. Science in the Context of Application will identify, explore and assess these changes. Part I considers the "Changing Conditions of Scientific Research" and part II "Science, Values, and Society". Examples are drawn from pharmaceutical research, the information sciences, simulation modelling, nanotechnology, cancer research, the effects of commercialization, and many other fields. The book assembles papers from well-known European and American Science Studies scholars like Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent, Janet Kourany, Michael Mahoney, Margaret Morrison, Hans-Jörg Rheinberger, Arie Rip, Dan Sarewitz, Peter Weingart, and others. The individual chapters are written to address anyone who is concerned about the role of contemporary science in society, including scientists, philosophers, and policy makers.
Author : Christopher Corti Genre : Technology & Engineering Publisher : CRC Press ISBN : 1420065262 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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Gold is used in a wide range of industrial and medical applications and accounts for over 10 percent of the annual demand for metal, worth billions of dollars annually. While much has been written about the mystique and trade of gold, very little has been written about the science and technology in which it is involved. Edited by two respected authorities from the World Gold Council, Gold: Science and Applications provides researchers with the definitive handbook on the current science and applications of this valuable and beautiful precious metal. Packed with contributions from the world’s leading experts, this volume brings in authoritative information from a number of sciences, including chemistry, physics, nanotechnology and metallurgy. The book presents a myriad of applications, ranging from electronics to medicine and optics. A comprehensive overview chapter provides historical perspectives of the element and each chapter describes potential further uses, including applications currently being developed. Gold Applications in Use Today Include: Medical Dental Electronics Engineering Industrial Pollution Control Photography Catalysts Nanotechnology
Author : Lori A. Smolin Genre : Science Publisher : Wiley Global Education ISBN : 9781119047971 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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Nutrition: Science and Applications, Second Canadian Edition guides students towards an understanding of the scientific principles underlying what they know about nutrition. The research-based scientific content is detailed and supported by figures and comprehensive real-life examples that help students easily visualize complex processes. Using a critical thinking approach, the book contains many questions and exercises that require interpretation of research results and give students an opportunity to apply the concepts learned–both as consumers and as future scientists and health professionals. This second Canadian edition of this market leading text has updated references throughout, with seamlessly integrated Canadian content and an approach that helps students develop the scientific understanding to support their personal and professional nutrition decisions.
Author : Matthew Suffness Genre : Medical Publisher : CRC Press ISBN : 084938382X Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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This volume brings together all aspects of TAXOL® research, development, and clinical use. It provides comprehensive knowledge of the compound and a perspective of the complex interrelationships needed for its development and production. Each chapter is written by an authority in the field. Chapters are carefully coordinated to maximize information on key topics while avoiding overlap and duplication. Previously unpublished material is presented along with thorough reviews of each topic.
Author : Kuinam J. Kim Genre : Technology & Engineering Publisher : Springer ISBN : 9783662465783 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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This proceedings volume provides a snapshot of the latest issues encountered in technical convergence and convergences of security technology. It explores how information science is core to most current research, industrial and commercial activities and consists of contributions covering topics including Ubiquitous Computing, Networks and Information Systems, Multimedia and Visualization, Middleware and Operating Systems, Security and Privacy, Data Mining and Artificial Intelligence, Software Engineering, and Web Technology. The proceedings introduce the most recent information technology and ideas, applications and problems related to technology convergence, illustrated through case studies, and reviews converging existing security techniques. Through this volume, readers will gain an understanding of the current state-of-the-art in information strategies and technologies of convergence security. The intended readership are researchers in academia, industry, and other research institutes focusing on information science and technology.
Author : Subhojit Dawn Genre : Technology & Engineering Publisher : Springer Nature ISBN : 9783030423636 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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This book provides innovative ideas on achieving sustainable development and using green technologies to conserve our ecosystem. Innovation is the successful exploitation of a new idea. Through innovation, we can achieve MORE while using LESS. Innovations in science & technology will not only help mankind as a whole, but also contribute to the economic growth of individual countries. It is essential that the global problem of environmental degradation be addressed immediately, and thus, we need to rethink the concept of sustainable development. Indeed, new environmentally friendly technologies are fundamental to attaining sustainable development. The book shares a wealth of innovative green technological ideas on how to preserve and improve the quality of the environment, and how to establish a more resource-efficient and sustainable society. The book provides an interdisciplinary approach to addressing various technical issues and capitalizing on advances in computing & optimization for scientific & technological development, smart information, communication, bio-monitoring, smart cities, food quality assessment, waste management, environmental aspects, alternative energies, sustainable infrastructure development, etc. In short, it offers valuable information and insights for budding engineers, researchers, upcoming young minds and industry professionals, promoting awareness for recent advances in the various fields mentioned above.
Author : Y. H. Hui Genre : Technology & Engineering Publisher : CRC Press ISBN : 0203908082 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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Meat Science and Applications compiles the most recent science, technology, and applications of meat products, by-products, and meat processing. It details worker safety, waste management, slaughtering, carcass evaluation, meat safety, and animal handling issues from an international perspective. Essential concepts are illustrated with practical ex
Author : Lori A. Smolin Genre : Medical Publisher : Wiley ISBN : 0471268771 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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Work more effectively and gauge your progress along the way! Designed to be used alongside Smolin and Grosvenor’s Nutrition, 4th Edition, this Study Guide provides students with a wealth of material to help ensure that they are successful in the course. This study guide includes chapter outlines, multiple-choice questions, short-answer review questions, and a variety of learning activities. Ice cream or sorbet, red meat or fish, fruits or pastries, eggs or oatmeal – our lives are filled with choices about what we eat. That’s why Lori Smolin and Mary Grosvenor’s Nutrition: Science and Applications, 4th Edition helps you understand how to analyze nutritional information and apply your knowledge to the nutrition issues you face each and every day. Now updated to include the new Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) published in the fall of 2002, the Fourth Edition offers new and expanded coverage of such cutting-edge nutritional topics as the relationship between genetics and body weight regulation and the ecological impact of genetically modified foods and organic food production. In addition, this edition features a new chapter, Meeting Nutrient Needs: Food Versus Supplements, which discusses the benefits and drawbacks of meeting nutritional needs with foods, fortified foods, and supplements, as well as the role of herbal supplements.
Author : Deborah M. Kane Genre : Medical Publisher : CRC Press ISBN : 9789814669733 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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Nanomaterials: Science and Applications reports up-to-the-minute research on nanoparticles for drug delivery and applications in nanomedicine, nanoelectronics, and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) for biosensors; melanin as a nano-based future material; nanostructured materials for solar cell applications; the world of quantum dots illustrated by CdSe; and gas transport and transport-based applications of electrospun nanofibers. The research is primarily undertaken within Australia and gives an excellent overview of topics in advanced nanomaterials and structures and their applications. The reader also gets a tutorial introduction to the computer software used to generate 3D illustrations that are used throughout the book. The first authors are early-career researchers from the Australian Nanotechnology Network.