Handbook of Science and Technology Studies

For the most up-tp-date, finished source during this speedily evolving box, glance no additional than the Revised version of the Handbook of technology and expertise Studies. This masterful quantity is the 1st source in additional than 15 years to outline, summarize, and synthesize this complicated multidisciplinary, foreign box. Tightly edited with contributions by way of an across the world well-known workforce of best students, this quantity addresses the an important modern issues―both conventional and nonconventional―social reviews, political reviews, and humanistic stories during this altering box. Containing theoretical essays, wide literature experiences, and designated case reports, this extraordinary quantity essentially units the normal for the sector. It does not anything below determine itself because the benchmark, one who will hold the sector good into the subsequent century. 

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Surviving Your Thesis

From settling on a manager and subject to staying inspired, finishing a study thesis isn't a simple subject. every one level represents a unique problem and plenty of scholars plow through with no selecting the talents had to utilize their time.

This magnificent source for all doctoral and masters point scholars, explores the demanding situations and complexities of effectively conducting the study procedure and thesis writing. Chapters include:

  • choosing and dealing with a supervisor
  • developing a examine proposal
  • motivating yourself
  • choosing the appropriate learn method
  • responding to criticism
  • advice from the examiners
  • preparing paintings for publication.

This transparent and functional advisor, perfect for all doctoral and masters point scholars, takes readers from the very early phases of the method via to the ultimate part of exam and book, utilizing vignette examples to focus on key concerns.

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History: Fiction or Science?, Volume 4

By Anatoly T. Fomenko, Gleb V. Nosovskiy

Why, oh why the mainstream historians don't gratify widespread mathematician general practitioner Fomenko with laurels, yet name the revolt police? for instance, the English historians rage on the recommendation that the historical past of historic England used to be de facto a Byzantine import transplanted to the English soil by way of the fugitive Byzantine the Aristocracy. As te signal of popularity of the designated position of the English historians who examine themselves the genuine scribes of global heritage, the canopy of the current ebook portrays Tintoretto's Jesus Christ crucified at the sizeable Ben. The Russian historians model all of it as pseudoscience: simply because Dr Fomenko asserts that there has been no such factor because the Tartar and Mongol invasion by means of over centuries of slavery, delivering a powerful physique of documental facts to end up his statement. The so-called 'Tartars and Mongols' have been the particular ancestors of the trendy Russians, dwelling in a trilingual nation with Arabic and Turkic spoken as freely as Russian. the traditional Russian country used to be ruled by means of a double constitution of civil and army professionals and the hordes have been really specialist armies with a convention of lifelong conscription (the recruitment being the so-called 'blood tax'). Their 'invasions' have been punitive operations opposed to the areas that tried tax evasion. Dr Fomenko proves that reliable Russian historical past is a blatant forgery concocted via a number of German students dropped at Russia via the usurper dynasty of the Romanovs. Their ascension to the throne used to be the results of conspiracy, in order that they charged those German imports historians with the noble undertaking of constructing Romanovs reign glance valid. Dr Fomenko proves Ivan the poor to be a collation of 4 rulers, no much less. those rulers represented the 2 rival dynasties - the valid Godounovs and the formidable Romanov upstarts. the ecu historians fume simply because Fomenko blows consensual Russian background to smithereens, effectively elimination a very important cornerstone from beneath the differently impeccable edifice of worldwide historical past. in line with Dr Fomenko all medieval ecu Kings and Princes have been yet breakaway vice-regents and vassals of the worldwide Empire who badly wanted excellent and intensely historical earlier so as to legitimize their independence from the Empire. Dr Fomenko provides insult to damage, wiping out one after the other: the traditional Rome: the root of Rome in Italy is dated to the 14th century A. D., the traditional Greece and its various poleis, which he identifies because the mediaeval crusader settlements at the territory of Greece, the traditional Egypt: the pyramids of Giza turn into dated to the eleventh to 14th century A. D. and pointed out because the royal cemetery of the worldwide Empire, no much less. The civilization of the traditional Egypt is irrefutably dated to the eleventh to fifteenth century A. D. following the step forward in interpreting of the traditional Egyptian horoscopes reduce in stone. Arabic historians could locate a few comfort within the an important old position of the Ottoman Empire within the sixteenth - seventeenth century. the difficulty is this empire used to be at the beginning a proto-Christian kingdom, with Hagia Sophia identifiable as Temple of Solomon, yet inbuilt 1550-1557 A.D. by means of Sultan Suleiman in keeping with Fomenko! The Divinity excommunicates Dr Fomenko as the heritage of religions in response to Fomenko seems as follows: the pre-Christian interval (before the eleventh century and Jesus Christ ), Bacchic Christianity (11th to twelfth century, earlier than and after Jesus Christ), Jesus Christ Christianity (12th to 14th century) and its next mutations (15th to seventeenth cy) into Orthodox Christianity, the Catholicism, Protestantism, Islam, Buddhism, and so on..and The outdated testomony written after the recent testomony in xiv-xvi cy A.D.! Saint Augustine was once rather prescient whilst he stated: 'be cautious of mathematicians, quite once they communicate the truth.'

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Genetics: Analysis & Principles

By Robert J. Brooker

"Genetics: research and ideas" is a one-semester, introductory genetics textbook that takes an experimental method of realizing genetics. by means of weaving one or experiments into the narrative of every bankruptcy, scholars can concurrently discover the medical procedure and comprehend the genetic ideas which have been realized from those experiments.

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The Book of Immortality: The Science, Belief, and Magic Behind Living Forever

What have we now not performed to reside perpetually? The severely acclaimed writer of The Fruit Hunters—now an award-winning documentary film—weaves jointly faith, technology, and mythology in a gripping exploration of the main common of human obsessions: immortality.

What have we now not performed to reside eternally? Adam Leith Gollner, the seriously acclaimed writer of The Fruit Hunters, weaves jointly faith, technological know-how, and mythology in a gripping exploration of the main common of human obsessions: immortality.

Raised with no faith, Adam Leith Gollner was once struck by means of mankind’s tireless efforts to cheat getting older and dying. In a story that pivots among profundity and hilarity, he brings us into the area of these whose lives are formed by way of a trust in immortality. From a Jesuit priest on his deathbed to antiaging researchers at Harvard, Gollner— sorting fact from absurdity—canvasses faith and technological know-how for perception, besides an array of cults, myths, and fringe figures.

He trips to David Copperfield’s archipelago within the Bahamas, the place the magician claims to have stumbled on “a liquid that reverses genes.” He explores a cryonics facility, attends a dressing up occasion set within the yr 2068 with a bunch of radical life-extensionists, and soaks within the transformative mineral waters on the Esalen Institute. seeking to historical past, Gollner visits St. Augustine, Florida, the place Ponce de León is believed to have sought the Fountain of Youth.

Combining immersive reporting, rigorous learn, and lyrical prose, Gollner charts the increase of durability technology from its alchemical beginnings to modern day genetic interventions. He delves into the symbolic illustration of everlasting existence and its connection to water. Interlaced all through is a compelling meditation at the nature of trust, displaying how each tale we inform approximately immortality is a narrative in regards to the that means of death.

“Part journalist, half detective, half scientist.” (New York Post). Adam Leith Gollner has written a rollicking and revelatory exam of our age-old thought of dwelling ceaselessly.

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Armageddon Science: The Science of Mass Destruction

By Brian Clegg

An exploration of the terrifying threats to our international that fill state-of-the-art headlines: from worldwide warming epidemic to the specter of nuclear guns and the danger posed through the forefront units just like the huge Hadron Collider. Armageddon Science through Brian Clegg is every little thing you need to learn about capability man-made catastrophe.

Climate switch. Nuclear devastation. Bio-hazards. the massive Hadron Collider. What do this stuff have in universal? all of them have the capability to finish our international. each nice clinical production of guy is balanced by means of an equivalent quantity of danger―as there isn't any development with out danger. Armageddon technology is an authoritative examine the genuine "mad technology" at paintings at the present time, that recklessly places existence in the world in danger for the pursuit of information and private achieve. This ebook explores the truth of the hazards that technology poses to the human race, from the vintage worry of nuclear destruction to the most recent chances for annihilation. Combining the technology at the back of these threats with an realizing of the true humans dependable in addition to supplying an review of the chance of the top of the area, this is not a catastrophe motion picture, it really is Armageddon Science.

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The Weather of the Future: Heat Waves, Extreme Storms, and Other Scenes from a Climate-Changed Planet

By Heidi Cullen

From Heidi Cullen, one in all America’s most popular specialists on climate and weather swap and a senior study scientist with weather crucial, comes The climate of the Future, a desirable and provocative publication that predicts what diverse elements of the area will appear like within the yr 2050 if present degrees of carbon emissions are maintained.

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Man After Man: An Anthropology of the Future

By Dougal Dixon

What's our destiny? Will the human race exist in a 1,000 years time? In 10,000 years? In a 100,000 years time? if that is so, what is going to we glance like and the way can we behave? How can we have built or tailored, and why? what's going to be the influence of that vary on different animals?

At current, guy as a species is outdoors evolution - supported through a complicated expertise that shapes nature to slot the momentary standards of Homo sapiens. yet can previous age, disease and the strain of evolution be held at bay for ever through drugs and science?

Man After guy is an illustrated anthropology of the longer term. It indicates how the human race may possibly evolve clearly or be tailored to stand existence lower than the ocean or in area. and the way the descendants of Homo sapiens may well meet the cruel problem of a brand new ice age or the adversarial stipulations imposed through the greenhouse influence, ozone depletion or magnetic reversal.

Dougal Dixon offers a reputable account of human evolution in destiny centuries. even supposing unique and thought-provoking, the illustrations are biologically actual and strictly in the bounds of the genetically and scientifically attainable.

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High-Yield Gastrointestinal Tract (1st Edition) (High-Yield Series)

By Ronald W. Dudek

High-Yield Gastrointestinal Tract is the 5th in a sequence of High-Yield Systems books through a best-selling scientific textbook writer that conceal the fundamental sciences of the clinical institution curriculum utilizing a systems-based strategy. This procedure is helping scholars combine their first years' direction fabric and provides first-class practise for USMLE Step 1 and scientific rotations.

Chapters evaluate every one uncomplicated science—embryology, gross anatomy, radiology, histology, body structure, pathology, microbiology, and pharmacology—as it pertains to all of the organs alongside the gastrointestinal tract. The publication is replete with radiographs, CT and MRI scans, and micrographs of ordinary tissue and pathologic stipulations.

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Diseases of the Breast 5e

Stay on most sensible of the most recent wisdom within the box with this must-have source for all clinicians who deal with breast diseases.
 
extend your wisdom of each point of breast ailments as a various and unusual crew of internationally-recognized specialists summarize the present wisdom, together with biology and epidemiology, medical positive factors, and administration. perfect for any clinician seeing sufferers with breast disorder, specifically carcinoma of the breast, This complete colour 5th Edition of the authoritative textual content within the box is designed to foster the certainty  necessary to supply optimum sufferer care..
 
Features
  • Covering the newest significant scientific trials, in addition to concise administration summaries for every scientific chapter. 
  • Illustrations and tables that emphasize breast imaging, microscopic and gross histology, anatomy, and procedural strategy increase visible understanding.
  • Algorithms on challenge administration in all facets of breast illness from benign strategies to breast carcinoma tell medical practice.
  • eBook with content material updates is integrated with purchase
  • New chapters were additional on pathology of in situ carcinomas, prophylactic contralateral mastectomy, implications of weight problems in breast melanoma, and an outline of survivorship issues
  • To hold views clean and up to date, over one 3rd of the authors are new to this edition
Now with the print variation, benefit from the bundled interactive booklet variation, delivering pill, phone, or on-line entry to:
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  • Quick-reference tabbing to avoid wasting your favourite content material for destiny use

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