Download Designing Our Descendants : The Promises and Perils of Genetic Modifications – Audrey R. Chapman, Mark S. Frankel

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The Human Genome Project, discoveries in molecular biology and new reproductive technologies have advanced our understanding of how genetic science may be used to treat persons with genetic disorders. Greater knowledge may also make possible genetic interventions to "enhance" normal human characteristics, such as height, hair or eye colour, strength, or memory, as well as…

Download Flame – Retardant Polymeric Materials: Volume 3 – Menachem Lewin, S. M. Atlas, Eli M. Pearce

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Flammability has been recognized as an increasingly important social and scientific problem. Fire statistics in the United States (Report on the National Commission on Fire Prevention and Control, "America Burning," 1973) emphasized the vast devastation to life and property-12,000 lives lost annually due to fire and these deaths are usually caused by inhaling smoke or…

Download Principles of Biomedical Engineering – Sundarajan V. Madihally

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Describing the role of engineering in medicine today, this comprehensive volume covers a wide range of the most important topics in this burgeoning field. Supported with over 145 illustrations, the book discusses bioelectrical systems, mechanical analysis of biological tissues and organs, biomaterial selection, compartmental modeling, and biomedical instrumentation. Moreover, students and professionals find a thorough…

Download Food Biopreservation – Antonio M. Galvez Del Postigo Ruiz, Antonio M. Galvez, Maria Jose Grande Burgos, Rosario Lucas Lopez, Ruben Perez Pulido

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The purpose of this Brief is to provide a global view of the concept of biopreservation and its potential and existing applications in the different food sectors. Biopreservation, an approach already experimented with by our ancestors, has been used empirically for centuries and now the rationale behind it is becoming increasingly popular, applied singly or…

Download Sittig's Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogens – Richard P Pohanish

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For more than a quarter century, "Sittig's Handbook of Toxic and Hazardous Chemicals and Carcinogens" has proven to be among the most reliable, easy-to-use and essential reference works on hazardous materials. Sittig's 5th Edition remains the lone comprehensive work providing a vast array of critical information on the 2,100 most heavily used, transported, and regulated…