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The Shangri-La Diet: The No Hunger Eat Anything Weight-Loss Plan - Seth Roberts
As seen in the New York Times and on Good Morning America-now updated by the author. Imagine a diet that's as easy as "a spoonful of sugar" (or extra-light olive oil) twice a day. A diet that actually reduces appetite and cravings. A diet that's based on a wealth of scientific findings but is simple enough for anyone to stick to. A diet with results that amaze almost everyone who tries it. Psychology professor Seth Roberts asks a simple question most weight-loss experts haven't thought to
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Shaping Life: Genes, Embryos and Evolution - John Maynard Smith
During the past ten years, there has been a revolution in our understanding of developmental biology, as scientists apply the ideas and techniques of genetics and embryology to the processes of development. In this book, John Maynard Smith gives an account of the progress that has been made in this field -- in our knowledge of both the development of individuals and the evolution of the species.Maynard Smith points out that there is a parallel between the developmental changes that convert an
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A Passion for Nature: The Life of John Muir - Donald Worster
In Donald Worster's magisterial biography, John Muir's "special self" is fully explored as is his extraordinary ability, then and now, to get others to see the sacred beauty of the natural world. A Passion for Nature is the most complete account of the great conservationist and founder of the Sierra Club ever written. It is the first to be based on Muir's full private correspondence and to meet modern scholarly standards. Yet it is also full of rich detail and personal anecdote, uncovering the
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Congratulations! It's Asperger Syndrome - Jen Birch
This autobiographical account of a New Zealand woman's life with Asperger Syndrome a milder form of autism reflects on the puzzling symptoms that escaped diagnosis until age 43. Birch discusses how the developmental disorder affected her cognition, identity and boundary issues, and friendships, and
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Songs of the Gorilla Nation: My Journey Through Autism - Dawn Prince-Hughes
“This is a book about autism. Specifically, it is about my autism, which is both like and unlike other people’s autism. But just as much, it is a story about how I emerged from the darkness of it into the beauty of it.” In this elegant and thought-provoking memoir, Dawn Prince-Hughes traces her personal growth from undiagnosed autism to the moment when, as a young woman, she entered the Seattle Zoo and immediately became fascinated with the gorillas. Having suffered from a lifelong inability
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Basic Laboratory Methods for Biotechnology: Textbook and Laboratory Reference - Lisa A. Seidman, Cynthia J. Moore
Presented from the perspective of the biotech industry, this laboratory handbook/textbook reference gives a systematic, understandable, and practical introduction to fundamental laboratory methods and provides a foundation upon which students can build a career in the lab. The authors balance background and theory with practical information, drawing material from many sources: analytical chemistry texts, molecular biology manuals, industry standards, government regulations, manufacturer and
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Scientific Integrity: Text and Cases in Responsible Conduct of Research - Francis L. Macrina
Text and Cases in Responsible Conduct of Research, 3rd Edition, presents an important revision of a best-selling text in the expanding field of responsible conduct of research training. Retaining the format and user-friendly design of previous editions, this timely new volume delivers updates to all existing chapters, including the addition or removal of case studies for maximum currency. New to the third edition are chapter discussion questions intended to stimulate critical thought and engage
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At the Bench: A Laboratory Navigator - Kathy Barker
At the Bench is the unique and hugely successful handbook for living and working in the laboratory, an essential aid to understanding basic lab techniques and how research groups work at a human level. In this newly revised edition, chapters have been rewritten to accommodate the impact of computer technology and the Internet, not only on the acquisition and analysis of data, but also on its organization and presentation. Alternatives to the use of radiation have been expanded, and figures and
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Lab Math: A Handbook of Measurements, Calculations, and Other Quantitative Skills for Use at the Bench - Dany Spencer Adams
Work at the biology bench requires an ever-increasing knowledge of mathematical methods and formulae. In Lab Math, Dany Spencer Adams has compiled the most common mathematical concepts and methods in molecular biology, and provided clear, straightforward guidance on their application to research investigations.
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Lewin's Genes X - Jocelyn E. Krebs
The Fields Of Molecular Biology And Molecular Genetics Is Rapidly Changing With New Data Acquired Daily And New Insights Into Well-Studied Processes Presented On A Scale Of Weeks Or Months Rather Than Years. For Decades Lewin's GENES Has Provided The Teaching Community With The Most Cutting Edge Presentation Of Molecular Biology And Molecular Genetics, Covering Gene Structure, Sequencing, Organization, And Expression. The Latest Edition, With A Knowledgeable New Author Team, Has Enlisted 21