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A Publishing Program 2017-2018

by Luca P. Marescotti

The publishing program brings together new manuscripts (Teaching Land Use Planning as a Science, Landscapes, The Planner and the Small Planet) with the revision of two books published in 2004, “Città Tecnologie Ambiente (Cities Technologies Environment)” and in 2008, “Urbanistica. Fondamenti e Teoria (Land Use Planning. Fundamentals and Theory)” in a new logical sequence, starting from setting out the issue to formulating a scientific theory for a new decisional support to land use.All the texts are in Italian at present.With the dissemination of this program, I wish to ascertain the reader’s interest in studying the topics under discussion and in contributing to future revisions and translations.luca.marescotti@polimi.it...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Architecture, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Politics & Social Sciences, Urban Planning & Development, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 23 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 March 2019 onward  

Low-Cost Methods for Molecular Characterization of Mutant Plants: Tissue Desiccation, DNA Extraction and Mutation Discovery: Protocols

by Bradley J. Till and Joanna Jankowicz-Cieslak

This book offers low-cost and rapid molecular assays for the characterization of mutant plant germplasm. Detailed protocols are provided for the desiccation of plant tissues; the extraction of high-quality DNA for downstream applications; the extraction of single-strand-specific nucleases for single nucleotide polymorphism; and small insertion/deletion discovery using standard agarose gel electrophoresis. The methods described can be applied in any laboratory equipped for basic molecular biology and do away with the need for expensive freezers and toxic organic compounds. With the appropriate validation of sample quality and longevity, they can provide sufficient DNA for a variety of molecular applications, such as marker studies and TILLING, at approximately one tenth of the cost per sam...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 35 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 March 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

The Microwave Torture of Ed Snowden & Julian Assange: Targeted Individuals

by Richard Lighthouse

Rev1E- Everything we find horrific about the Nazis, has become the Deep State. The orders come from the the Rockefellers & Rothschilds to the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), then to the Shadow Government and CIA. But don't take my word for it - read the books and work of Dr Peter Dale Scott, Aaron Russo, Attorney Michael Springmann, Dr Steven Greer, Dr Judy Wood, Dr Morgan Reynolds, Dr David Griffin, Dr Barrie Trower, Dr John Hall, Dr Katherine Horton, Dr Ewen Cameron, Paul Hellyer, Ted Gunderson, and many others. This author has been investigating satellite weapons and the global microwave torture of thousands of people, since January 2016. This ebook contains some of my latest research into Targeted Individuals. I have referenced a number of credible sources that have videos on ...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Specific Groups, Nonfiction, True Accounts, True Crime, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 42 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 March 2019 onward  

Marine Anthropogenic Litter

by Melanie Bergmann

This book describes how man-made litter, primarily plastic, has spread into the remotest parts of the oceans and covers all aspects of this pollution problem from the impacts on wildlife and human health to socio-economic and political issues. Marine litter is a prime threat to marine wildlife, habitats and food webs worldwide.The book illustrates how advanced technologies from deep-sea research, microbiology and mathematic modelling as well as classic beach litter counts by volunteers contributed to the broad awareness of marine litter as a problem of global significance. The authors summarise more than five decades of marine litter research, which receives growing attention after the recent discovery of great oceanic garbage patches and the ubiquity of microscopic plastic particles in ma...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 447 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 March 2019 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
1 review

How to build a digital microscope: construct a reliable, inexpensive microscope for both regular and polarized light microscopy

by Lasse Lu Pedersen

The microscope is the most important tool in the microbiologists toolbox. Nowadays, several companies sell very well made microscopes, but such a luxury was unknown to the earliest microbiologists. They had to build their own microscopes, and many advancements to the science of microbiology were made by people who managed to improve on their own private microscopes.
While basic models have become increasingly affordable in recent years, purchasing a digital microscope can still be a substantial investment - and one that many interested individuals, families, and schools are unwilling or unable to make. Fortunately, it has also become increasingly easy to get the parts for building your very own microscope at a price that is more approachable than that of commercial microscopes!
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Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Experiments, Instruments & Measurement
Size: 61 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 March 2019 onward  

Rating: 2.00 / 5
1 review

Innovative Medicine: Basic Research and Development

by Kazuwa Nakao

This book is devoted to innovative medicine, comprising the proceedings of the Uehara Memorial Foundation Symposium 2014. It remains extremely rare for the findings of basic research to be developed into clinical applications, and it takes a long time for the process to be achieved. The task of advancing the development of basic research into clinical reality lies with translational science, yet the field seems to struggle to find a way to move forward. To create innovative medical technology, many steps need to be taken: development and analysis of optimal animal models of human diseases, elucidation of genomic and epidemiological data, and establishment of “proof of concept”. There is also considerable demand for progress in drug research, new surgical procedures, and new clinical de...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 339 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 March 2019 onward  

Ranaviruses: Lethal Pathogens of Ectothermic Vertebrates

by Matthew J. Gray and V. Gregory Chinchar

This is the first book on ranaviruses. Ranaviruses are double-stranded DNA viruses that cause hemorrhagic disease in amphibians, reptiles, and fish. They have caused mass die-offs of ectothermic vertebrates in wild and captive populations around the globe. There is evidence that this pathogen is emerging and responsible for population declines in certain locations. Considering that amphibians and freshwater turtles are suitable hosts and the most imperiled vertebrate taxa in the world, ranaviruses can have significant impacts on biodiversity and ecosystem function. Additionally, many fish that are raised in aquaculture facilities and traded internationally are suitable hosts; thus, the potential economic impact of ranaviruses is significant. Ranaviruses also serve as a model for replicatio...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Environment
Size: 246 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 March 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Awaken Your Medical Intuition: The Healthcare Professional's Guide to Energy Healing

by Vivian S. De Guzman

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Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Professional & Technical
Size: 94 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 March 2019 onward  

Stop the Pain: Your Hands-On Manual for Neck and Back Relief

by Vienna Dunham Schmidt

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Genre: Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Professional & Technical
Size: 65 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 March 2019 onward  

New Nephilim: Contemporaneous, but not identical

by Richard Banks

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Genre: Religion & Spirituality, Bibles, Sacred Texts, Christianity, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 1.57 mb
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Handbook of Climate Change and Agroecosystems:The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP) Integrated Crop and Economic Assessments ... Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation 3)

by Rosenzweig Cynthia & Hillel Daniel

“Top agricultural scientists from around the world have taken up the challenge of sustainable agriculture, with the specific focus on integrating agronomic, climatological, biophysical and socio-economic perspectives and processes. Every chapter (of the Handbook) contributes to addressing the growing food-security challenges facing the world.”Foreword by Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia UniversityClimate effects on agriculture are of increasing concern in both the scientific and policy communities because of the growing population and the greater uncertainty in the weather during growing seasons. Changes in production are directly linked to variations in temperature and precipitation during the growing season and often to the offseason changes in weather becau...

Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Environment
Size: 1160 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 March 2019 onward  

The Impact of Food Bioactives on Health: in vitro and ex vivo models

by Kitty Verhoeckx

“Infogest” (Improving Health Properties of Food by Sharing our Knowledge on the Digestive Process) is an EU COST action/network in the domain of Food and Agriculture that will last for 4 years from April 4, 2011. Infogest aims at building an open international network of institutes undertaking multidisciplinary basic research on food digestion gathering scientists from different origins (food scientists, gut physiologists, nutritionists…). The network gathers 70 partners from academia, corresponding to a total of 29 countries. The three main scientific goals are: Identify the beneficial food components released in the gut during digestion; Support the effect of beneficial food components on human health; Promote harmonization of currently used digestion models Infogest meetings highl...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 338 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 March 2019 onward  

Advances in Wheat Genetics: From Genome to Field: Proceedings of the 12th International Wheat Genetics Symposium

by Yasunari Ogihara

This proceedings is a collection of 46 selected papers that were presented at the 12th International Wheat Genetics Symposium (IWGS). Since the launch of the wheat genome sequencing project in 2005, the arrival of draft genome sequences has marked a new era in wheat genetics and genomics, catalyzing rapid advancement in the field. This book provides a comprehensive review of the forefront of wheat research, across various important topics such as germplasm and genetic diversity, cytogenetics and allopolyploid evolution, genome sequencing, structural and functional genomics, gene function and molecular biology, biotic stress, abiotic stress, grain quality, and classical and molecular breeding. Following an introduction, 9 parts of the book are dedicated to each of these topics. A final, 11t...

Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 445 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 March 2019 onward  

Science and Technology Governance and Ethics: A Global Perspective from Europe, India and China

by Miltos Ladikas

This book analyzes the possibilities for effective global governance of science in Europe, India and China. Authors from the three regions join forces to explore how ethical concerns over new technologies can be incorporated into global science and technology policies. The first chapter introduces the topic, offering a global perspective on embedding ethics in science and technology policy. Chapter Two compares the institutionalization of ethical debates in science, technology and innovation policy in three important regions: Europe, India and China. The third chapter explores public perceptions of science and technology in these same three regions. Chapter Four discusses public engagement in the governance of science and technology, and Chapter Five reviews science and technology governan...

Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Education, Experiments, Instruments & Measurement
Size: 173 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 March 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
4 reviews

Oakshot Complete Works of Charles Darwin (Illustrated, Inline Footnotes) (Classics Book 10)

by Charles Darwin

Update 2 - 1st November 2016Reviewed and updated all books to include either paragraph indents or correct line spacing between paragraphs to make it easier for the user to read and distinguish paragraph start and end.Ebook specifically formatted for kindle devices and tested with all Kindle 5 way navigation functions and Kindle table of contents button. Ebook comes with main table of contents and interlinked sub table of contents. Ebook contains illustrations and inline footnotes where applicable.Each chapter is clearly marked so user knows which book within the boxset is being read.The Books.•The Structure And Distribution Of Coral Reefs. (Illustrated / Inline Footnotes)•Geological Observations On Volcanic Islands. (Illustrated / Inline Footnotes)•Geological Observations on South Am...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 March 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
4 reviews

Hide and Panic Stations (US) (Super Speed Sam Book 1)

by Monty McClaine

A day in the life of Sam includes daydreaming about cakes made of dog-bones, relaxing with the McClaine family – Dad, Mom, six-year-old Jack and baby Molly, and endlessly “saving the day” from inevitable catastrophe!

The ever faithful basset hound acts as both a friend and protector of his beloved human family, which can be exhausting at times. Luckily, Sam has some help from his doggy ancestors, who passed down very special, very secret super powers…

With a simple chant, he can switch into super speed mode and even add an extra power, such as super sleuthing, engineering and cleaning! Absolutely no one in the family knows about these super powers, except for little Molly, who couldn’t tell anyone even if she wanted to…her main words being, “Ma,”...

Genre: Children's eBooks, Animals, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Literature & Fiction
Size: 31 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 March 2019 onward  

Anatomy and physiology " The cardiovascular system": Things you should know "Questions and answers"

by Rumi Michael Leigh

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Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 33 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 March 2019 onward  

The Future of the Law of the Sea: Bridging Gaps Between National, Individual and Common Interests

by Gemma Andreone

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Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Law, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 269 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 March 2019 onward  

Habitats and Biota of the Gulf of Mexico: Before the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Volume 1: Water Quality, Sediments, Sediment Contaminants, Oil and Gas ... Plankton and Benthos, and Shellfish

by C. Herb Ward

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Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Nature & Ecology
Size: 868 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 March 2019 onward  

Self-Assembled Molecules – New Kind of Protein Ligands: Supramolecular Ligands

by Irena Roterman

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Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 136 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 March 2019 onward  

Bioeconomy: Shaping the Transition to a Sustainable, Biobased Economy

by Iris Lewandowski

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Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Finance, Industries & Professions, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Nature & Ecology
Size: 354 pages
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Rangeland Systems: Processes, Management and Challenges (Springer Series on Environmental Management)

by David D. Briske

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Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Law, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Nature & Ecology
Size: 661 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 March 2019 onward  

Rating: 3.00 / 5
1 review

Rewilding European Landscapes

by Henrique M. Pereira

Some European lands have been progressively alleviated of human pressures, particularly traditional agriculture in remote areas. This book proposes that this land abandonment can be seen as an opportunity to restore natural ecosystems via rewilding. We define rewilding as the passive management of ecological successions having in mind the long-term goal of restoring natural ecosystem processes. The book aims at introducing the concept of rewilding to scientists, students and practitioners. The first part presents the theory of rewilding in the European context. The second part of the book directly addresses the link between rewilding, biodiversity, and habitats. The third and last part is dedicated to practical aspects of the implementation of rewilding as a land management option. We beli...

Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Environment, Nature & Ecology
Size: 227 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 09 March 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
3 reviews

BioCoder #7: Spring 2015

by Inc. O'Reilly Media

BioCoder is a quarterly newsletter for DIYbio, synthetic bio, and anything related. You’ll discover:Articles about interesting projects and experiments, such as the glowing plantArticles about tools, both those you buy and those you buildVisits to DIYbio laboratoriesProfiles of key people in the communityAnnouncements of events and other items of interestSafety pointers and tips about good laboratory practiceAnything that’s interesting or useful: you tell us!And BioCoder is free (for the time being), unless you want a dead-tree version. We’d like BioCoder to become self supporting (maybe even profitable), but we’ll worry about that after we’ve got a few issues under our belt.If you’d like to contribute, send email to BioCoder@oreilly.com. Tell us what you’d like to do, and we...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 100 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 March 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

BioCoder #6: Winter 2015

by Inc. O'Reilly Media

BioCoder is a quarterly newsletter for DIYbio, synthetic bio, and anything related. You’ll discover:Articles about interesting projects and experiments, such as the glowing plantArticles about tools, both those you buy and those you buildVisits to DIYbio laboratoriesProfiles of key people in the communityAnnouncements of events and other items of interestSafety pointers and tips about good laboratory practiceAnything that’s interesting or useful: you tell us!And BioCoder is free (for the time being), unless you want a dead-tree version. We’d like BioCoder to become self supporting (maybe even profitable), but we’ll worry about that after we’ve got a few issues under our belt.If you’d like to contribute, send email to BioCoder@oreilly.com. Tell us what you’d like to do, and we...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 87 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 March 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

BioCoder #8: July 2015

by Inc. O'Reilly Media

BioCoder is a quarterly newsletter for DIYbio, synthetic bio, and anything related. You’ll discover:Articles about interesting projects and experiments, such as the glowing plantArticles about tools, both those you buy and those you buildVisits to DIYbio laboratoriesProfiles of key people in the communityAnnouncements of events and other items of interestSafety pointers and tips about good laboratory practiceAnything that’s interesting or useful: you tell us!And BioCoder is free (for the time being), unless you want a dead-tree version. We’d like BioCoder to become self supporting (maybe even profitable), but we’ll worry about that after we’ve got a few issues under our belt.If you’d like to contribute, send email to BioCoder@oreilly.com. Tell us what you’d like to do, and we...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 92 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 March 2019 onward  

Impacts of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident on Fish and Fishing Grounds

by Kaoru Nakata

This book presents the results from the Japanese Fisheries Research Agency’s 3-year intensive monitoring of radionuclides in a variety of fish, plankton, benthos, and their living environments after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (FNPP) accident in March 2011. The book reveals the dynamics of contamination processes in marine and freshwater fish, mediated by the contamination of water, sediments, and food organisms; it also clarifies the mechanisms by which large variations in the level of contamination occurs among individual fish. Most importantly, the book includes a large amount of original measurement data collected in situ and for the first time assesses diffusion of radiocesium across the Pacific using both in situ data and a numerical simulation model. Also introduced ...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 238 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 08 March 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

The Thomson Ecology Handbook: A practical guide to wildlife legislation for project managers

by Thomson Ecology and Richard Arnold

The world's biodiversity is highly valued but is also highly threatened by various types of human activity. As a consequence, statutory measures are in place to protect habitats and wildlife. These measures range from global to local, and give protection to whole ecosystems or single species. Because there are now legal obligations in place for proposed developments to enhance the biodiversity of the site, and many species are protected by law, it is essential that project managers understand the importance of considering ecology early on in a project. Failure to address these issues can lead to expensive and lengthy project delays. The Thomson Ecology Handbook provides a general overview of current wildlife legislation, guidance and practical techniques, and is aimed at helping project ma...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 07 March 2019 onward  

Biomineralization: From Molecular and Nano-structural Analyses to Environmental Science

by Kazuyoshi Endo

This open access book is the proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Biomineralization (BIOMIN XIV) held in 2017 at Tsukuba.  Over the past 45 years, biomineralization research has unveiled details of the characteristics of the nano-structure of various biominerals; the formation mechanism of this nano-structure, including the initial stage of crystallization; and the function of organic matrices in biominerals, and this knowledge has been applied to dental, medical, pharmaceutical, materials, agricultural and environmental sciences and paleontology. As such, biomineralization is an important interdisciplinary research area, and further advances are expected in both fundamental and applied research. ...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth Sciences
Size: 413 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 06 March 2019 onward  

Goods and Services of Marine Bivalves

by Aad C. Smaal

The aim of this book is to review and analyse the goods and services of bivalve shellfish. How they are defined, what determines the ecological functions that are the basis for the goods and services, what controversies in the use of goods and services exist, and what is needed for sustainable exploitation of bivalves from the perspective of the various stakeholders. The book is focused on the goods and services, and not on impacts of shellfish aquaculture on the benthic environment, or on threats like biotoxins; neither is it a shellfish culture handbook although it can be used in evaluating shellfish culture. The reviews and analysis are based on case studies that exemplify the concept, and show the strengths and weaknesses of the current applications. The multi-authored reviews cover ec...

Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Nature & Ecology
Size: 591 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 06 March 2019 onward  

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