» Articles for January 2015 Year
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Gene Genealogies, Variation and Evolution: A Primer in Coalescent Theory - Jotun Hein, Mikkel Schierup, Carstenau Wiuf, Carsten Wiuf
This illustrated text presents an account of coalescent theory, which is a central concept in the study of genetic sequence variation observed in a population. It is useful for a graduate course in statistics, population, molecular and medical genetics, bioscience and medicine, and for those studying the evolution of human population and disease.
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Falling for the Marine - Samanthe Beck
A sexy category romance from Entangled's Brazen imprint... Pretending to be in love has never felt so sexy. USMC helicopter pilot Michael McCade has two goals: Get his damn back into alignment and keep his nose clean until his commanding officer clears him to fly again. The doctor-recommended massage therapy seems like a necessary step toward returning to the cockpit, but when his too-hot-to-handle neighbor, Chloe Kincaid, turns out to be his masseuse, he strays from the straight and narrow
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The Toaster Project: Or a Heroic Attempt to Build a Simple Electric Appliance from Scratch - Thomas Thwaites
Where do our things really come from? China is the most common answer, but Thomas Thwaites decided he wanted to know more. In The Toaster Project, Thwaites asks what lies behind the smooth buttons on a mobile phone or the cushioned soles of running sneakers. What is involved in extracting and processing materials? To answer these questions, Thwaites set out to construct, from scratch, one of the most commonplace appliances in our kitchens today: a toaster. The Toaster Project takes the reader
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In His Image - Paul Brand, Philip Yancey
THE VOICE OF GOD IS A HEARTBEAT AWAY In Fearfully & Wonderfully Made, Philip Yancey and Dr. Paul Brand revealed how God s voice is encoded in the very structure of our bodies. In His Image takes up where its predecessor left off, beckoning us once again inward and onward to fresh exploration and discovery. Yancey and Brand show how accurately and intricately the human body portrays the Body of Christ. In five sections Image, Blood, Head, Spirit, and Pain the acclaimed surgeon and the
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Carnivore Behavior, Ecology, and Evolution - John L. Gittleman
Because carnivores are at the top of the food chain, their status is an important indicator of the health of the world ecosystem. They are intensely interesting to zoologists and uniquely intriguing to the general public. Devoted primarily to terrestrial carnivores, this volume focuses on such themes as carnivore reintroduction programs and the ethics of studying carnivores, drawing examples from a variety of species.
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Tricks - Cambria Hebert
Love can play tricks on your heart… After serving several years in the United States Marine Corps, Sergeant Tucker Patton decides to hang up his uniform and go to work at a private investigative firm owned by his buddy. His boxes are packed and he’s got one foot out the door when a phone call changes everything. Instead of going to North Carolina, he heads to New York City to literally step into the life of his twin brother, who died under suspicious circumstances. But pretending to be
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The Complete T. Rex: How Stunning New Discoveries Are Changing Our Understanding of the World's... - John R. Horner, Dino Don Lessem
Startling discoveries made in the early '90s reveal that the world's most popular and terrifying dinosaur was sleeker and faster than previously thought. In a provocative, authoritative study of T. Rex, the authors offer the most complete account available of the life and times of the "King" of dinosaurs. Illustrations.
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Principles of Electronics: Analog and Digital - Lloyd R. Fortney
This text is appropriate for a one-semester introductory electronics course in physics and engineering departments. Prerequisites include two semesters of both calculus and physics. Knowledge of differential equations is very helpful. The text uses complex variables to describe circuits and signals and contains a complete treatment of operational amplifiers and their circuits. Impressive coverage of fundamental circuit analysis is provided, and discussions of analog to digital interface, analog