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Diseases and Human Evolution - Ethne Barnes
Interest in diseases such as HIV/AIDS and Ebola, and the resurgence of older diseases have fostered questions about the history of human infectious diseases. How did they evolve? Where did they originate? This work offers answers to these and other questions. It focuses on changes in the patterns of human behavior through cultural evolution.
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Interviewing Users: How to Uncover Compelling Insights - Steve Portigal
Interviewing is a foundational user research tool that people assume they already possess. Everyone can ask questions, right? Unfortunately, that's not the case. Interviewing Users provides invaluable interviewing techniques and tools that enable you to conduct informative interviews with anyone. You'll move from simply gathering data to uncovering powerful insights about people. Interviewing Users will explain how to succeed with interviewing, including: * Embracing how other people see the
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Angels' Blood - Nalini Singh
Vampire hunter Elena Deveraux knows she is the best- but she does not know if even she is good enough for this job. Hired by the dangerously beautiful archangel Raphael, a being so lethal that no mortal wants his attention, Elena knows failure is not an option—even if the task is impossible. Because this time, it's not a wayward vamp she has to track. It's an archangel gone bad. The job will put Elena in the midst of a killing spree like no other—and pull her to the razor's edge of passion.
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Satellite Communications - Robert M. Gagliardi
This second edition of Satellite Communications is a revised, updated, and improved version of the first edition (Van Nostrand, 1984) and has been extended to include many newer topics that are rapidly becoming important in modem and next-generation satellite systems. The first half of the book again covers the basics of satellite links, but has been updated to include additional areas such as Global Positioning and deep space satellites, dual polarization, multiple beaming, advanced satellite
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The Science of Fly-Fishing - Stan Ulanski
The foundations of fly-fishing history, literature, and mechanics are firmly anchored in the disciplines of science, yet until now there has been no comprehensive work that integrates scientific components into the sport of angling for trout and other game fish. The Science of Fly-Fishing fills that void. Stan L. Ulanksi presents the basic elements of the physical and biological sciences in a way that helps the reader see their practical application to fishing. The Science of Fly-Fishing is
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Steam Donkey Engine - William M. Harris
This great engine was used as "Work Horses" of the woods. A cable or lead line could be pulled in by the capstan but then the heavy cable had to be hauled back into the woods by a horse. Dalbeer added a small haul back drum and the horse was no longer required for the haul back operation. Many donkey engines were fitted to a pile driver frame and then driving foundation piles. The finished model will not only provide a fascinating steam donkey engine of historical significance, it will also
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Biochemical Engineering - Harvey W. Blanch
This work provides comprehensive coverage of modern biochemical engineering, detailing the basic concepts underlying the behaviour of bioprocesses as well as advances in bioprocess and biochemical engineering science. It includes discussions of topics such as enzyme kinetics and biocatalysis, microbial growth and product formation, bioreactor design, transport in bioreactors, bioproduct recovery and bioprocess economics and design. A solutions manual is available to instructors only.