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Scotland's Marine Atlas: Information for the Marine Plan

by Scottish Government, The

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Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 113.14 mb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 2.00 / 5
1 review

Demystifying Cancer Biology: What cancer actually is and the science behind its 'success' (Clarity in Science Book 1)

by Mhairi Morris

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Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Health & Fitness, Disorders & Diseases
Size: 31.42 mb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
7 reviews

Conquer Foot Pain: The Art of Eliminating Pain by Improving Posture so You Can Exercise Again

by Smith MPT, Julie Renae

Stop wasting time and money on foot pain relief that doesn’t work. Do you feel like you have tried everything to get rid of your foot pain and all you want is to get back to your normal exercise routine? You’ve tried all the foot massage tools and shoes you can get your hands on, and you work on your feet before and after every exercise. You don’t have time to find yet another solution – one that probably won’t even work. You may feel like things are never going to get back to normal, but think again! With just a few minutes a day, you can discover what is actually causing your feet to hurt so you can get back to exercising and prevent it from happening again. For more than twenty-two years, alignment-based physiotherapist Julie Smith has helped countless people relieve their fo...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 147 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 February 2020 onward  

Sago Palm: Multiple Contributions to Food Security and Sustainable Livelihoods

by Hiroshi Ehara

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This book addresses a wide variety of events and technologies concerning the sago palm, ranging from its botanical characteristics, culture and use to social conditions in the places where it is grown, in order to provide a record of research findings and to benefit society. It discusses various subjects, including the sago palm and related species; differentiation of species of starch-producing palm; habitat, morphological, physiological and growth characteristics; culture and management; productivity of carbon dioxide; starch extraction and manufacture; characteristics and utilization of starch; and cultural anthropological and folkloristic aspects. Problems such as food shortages due to increasing populations, global warming and climate...

Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Politics & Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 330 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

Frankenstein

by Mary Shelley

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Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 221 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 24 February 2020 onward  

Status and Dynamics of Forests in Germany: Results of the National Forest Monitoring (Ecological Studies Book 237)

by Nicole Wellbrock

This book is an open access publication.Forest ecosystems in Central Europe are changing as a result of anthropogenic influences and changing climate conditions. As such, a large-scale monitoring programme was undertaken in order to understand the influence of site modification, deposition of air pollutants, and climate.This book presents the scientific findings of this study for Germany, including the major challenges with regard to the future preservation and management of forest ecosystems under environmental change. In addition, it addresses a number of central questions: what are the main factors affecting forest stands and soil integrity? How, and how rapidly, are forest ecosystems changing? How diverse are the changes across Germany? What will be the main risks in sustainable forest...

Genre: Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Environment, Nature & Ecology
Size: 368 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 24 February 2020 onward  

Diversity and Evolution of Butterfly Wing Patterns: An Integrative Approach

by Toshio Sekimura

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Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Mathematics
Size: 321 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 February 2020 onward  

The Behavioral Ecology of the Tibetan Macaque (Fascinating Life Sciences)

by Jin-Hua Li

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Genre: Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 302 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 3.70 / 5
17 reviews

The Descent of Man

by Charles Darwin

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Genre: Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 662 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Habitats and Biota of the Gulf of Mexico: Before the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Volume 2: Fish Resources, Fisheries, Sea Turtles, Avian Resources, Marine Mammals, Diseases and Mortalities

by C. Herb Ward

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Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Nature & Ecology
Size: 891 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 February 2020 onward  

Gardening Tips For All Seasons - 4 In 1 Bundle: The Food Growers Top Jobs For The Autumn, Winter, Spring And Summer Planting Seasons (Seasonal Garden Jobs Book 5)

by James Paris

Gardening Tips For All SeasonsThis 4-Book gardening bundle offers an amazing deal on the individual book purchases. Highlighting the different gardening tasks throughout the gardening seasons, it is a book packed with things to do throughout the vegetable gardening year.Episodes included in this bundle are...Book 1: Gardening Tips For Autumn: The Food Growers Top 5 Jobs For The FallBook 2: Gardening Tips For Winter: The Food Growers Top Jobs For The WinterBook 3: Gardening Tips For Spring: The Food Growers Top Jobs For The Spring Planting Season.Book 4: Gardening Tips For Summer: The Vegetable Gardeners Top Jobs For The Summer Growing Season.Tasks covered include such things as Composting, pruning, plant care, plant support, organic pest control, harvesting, planting, growing, harvesting, ...

Genre: Home & Garden, Gardening & Horticulture, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 190 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 February 2020 onward  

DECODING MEDICINE : A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE DECISION MAKING PROCESS IN VARIOUS TOUGH CLINICAL AND NON CLINICAL SCENARIOS

by PARTHA PRATIM KALITA

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Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 450 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

Hit the Road Jack: A wickedly suspenseful serial killer thriller (Jack Ryder Book 1)

by Willow Rose

New series from the Amazon Bestselling author Willow Rose.  Ben is supposed to be in school. It's Monday morning but his parents are still asleep after a night of heavy drinking. Ben Waits patiently, even though he knows he is missing out on today's field trip to the zoo. But, when his black Labrador suddenly runs upstairs and comes down with a finger in his mouth, Ben knows he's not making it to school today at all. Detective Jack Ryder is chaperoning his kids' field trip when he gets the call from the head of the Cocoa Beach Police Department. A body has been found and they need his help. Soon, Jack finds himself up against a killer, a predator who ruthlessly chases women and kills them so they can never leave him. The case soon causes serious consequences for him and his family once ...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Dance, Fashion, Film & Video, Music, Photography, Pop Culture, Television, Biography & True Accounts, Arts & Literature, Ethnic, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Reference & Collections, Travel, Business & Finance, Business Life, Economics, Finance, Industries & Professions, Investing, Marketing & Sales, Personal Finance, Reference, Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Internet, Science, Nature & How It Works, Sport & Outd
Size: 454 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 4.90 / 5
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Genes vs Cultures vs Consciousness: A Brief Story of Our Computational Minds

by Andres Campero

This interdisciplinary scientific short book explores the mind at a conceptual level. It touches on its evolutionary development, its algorithmic nature and its scientific history by bridging ideas across Neuroscience, Computer Science, Biotechnology, Evolutionary History, Cognitive Science, Political Philosophy, and Artificial Intelligence.Never before had there been nearly as many scientists, resources or productive research focused on these topics, and humanity has achieved some understanding and some clarification. With the speed of progress it is timely to communicate an overreaching perspective, this book puts an emphasis on conveying the essential questions and what we know about their answers in a simple, clear and exciting way.Humans, along with the first RNA molecules, the first ...

Genre: Computing, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 103 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 February 2020 onward  

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Everything Flows: Towards a Processual Philosophy of Biology

by Daniel J. Nicholson

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations.Everything Flows explores the metaphysical thesis that the living world is not made up of substantial particles or things, as has often been supposed, but is rather constituted by processes. The biological domain is organised as an interdependent hierarchy of processes, which are stabilized and actively maintained at different timescales. Even entities that intuitively appear to be paradigms of things, such as organisms, are actually better understood as processes. Unlike previousattempts to articulate processual views of biology, which have tended to use Alfred North...

Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, History & Philosophy
Size: 416 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Free Your Feet: How Barefoot Walking Can Change Your Life

by Transcend Your Limits

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Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 107 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 February 2020 onward  

Freshwater Microplastics: Emerging Environmental Contaminants? (The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry 58)

by Martin Wagner

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Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth Sciences
Size: 303 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 February 2020 onward  

Birdkeeper: Chick Health Problems

by Jones Shaw

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Genre: Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 43.04 mb
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Rating: 4.00 / 5
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Etiology and Morphogenesis of Congenital Heart Disease: From Gene Function and Cellular Interaction to Morphology

by Toshio Nakanishi

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Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 383 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 February 2020 onward  

Interface Oral Health Science 2016: Innovative Research on Biosis–Abiosis Intelligent Interface

by Keiichi Sasaki

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Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 277 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 February 2020 onward  

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Biodiversity and Health in the Face of Climate Change

by Melissa R. Marselle

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Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Politics & Social Sciences, Urban Planning & Development, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Environment
Size: 746 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
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The Bluefin Tuna Fishery in the Bay of Biscay: Its Relationship with the Crisis of Catches of Large Specimens in the East Atlantic Fisheries from the 1960s (SpringerBriefs in Biology)

by José Luis Cort

This open access book is an original contribution to the knowledge on fishing and research associated with one of the most enigmatic fish of our seas: bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus (L.). Based on available evidence, it reconstructs the possible methods used to catch large spawners in the Strait of Gibraltar thousands of years ago and describes the much more recent overfishing that led to a great reduction in the catches of the trap fishery on the area and the disappearance of the northern European fisheries. It is the first book to relate the overfishing of juvenile fishes in certain areas to the decline of large spawners in other very distant areas, revealing one of the main underlying causes of this decline, which has remained a mystery to the fishing sector and scientists alike for over...

Genre: Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences
Size: 136 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 February 2020 onward  

Understanding Statistics and Experimental Design: How to Not Lie with Statistics (Learning Materials in Biosciences)

by Michael H. Herzog

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Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Self-Help & Counselling, Psychology, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Education
Size: 142 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 February 2020 onward  

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Relationship Improvement: Mad at Everything (How to Control Your Temper, Let Go of Anger, and Live a Happier Life)

by T Whitmore

Mad at EverythingYour Guide to Anger Management, Controlling Your Frustration, and Living a Happier Life!!*** 7 FREE Bonus Books included Inside!***While anger is a normal emotion, when it goes unmanaged it can wreak havoc on everyone else’s life including your own. Whenever you are unable to control the fits of anger, the end results are often destructive leading to problems in personal relationships, at work and overall affecting your entire existence. Anger can damage your relationships and health when you don’t express it at all, if you express it unsafe ways or if you express it at the wrong time. Overall, it remains imperative to learn how to control your anger such that you don’t go causing harm to others when you express it wrongly or cause harm to yourself when you bottle it...

Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Self-Help & Counselling
Size: 361 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 February 2020 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 15 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
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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 14 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 3.00 / 5
3 reviews

Hormones, Metabolism and the Benefits of Exercise (Research and Perspectives in Endocrine Interactions)

by Bruce Spiegelman

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Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 102 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 February 2020 onward  

Agricultural Implications of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident (III): After 7 Years

by Tomoko M. Nakanishi

This open access book presents the findings from on-site research into radioactive cesium contamination in various agricultural systems affected by the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident in March 2011. This third volume in the series reports on studies undertaken at contaminated sites such as farmland, forests, and marine and freshwater environments, with a particular focus on livestock, wild plants and mushrooms, crops, and marine products in those environments. It also provides additional data collected in the subsequent years to show how the radioactivity levels in agricultural products and their growing environments have changed with time and the route by which radioactive materials entered agricultural products as well as their movement between different components (e.g., ...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Nature & Ecology
Size: 248 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 3.00 / 5
3 reviews

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 13 February 2020 onward  

Area-Wide Management of Fruit Fly Pests

by Diana Perez-Staples

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Genre: Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 384 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 February 2020 onward  

Weight Watchers Freestyle Cookbook: Lose Weight in 30 Days or Less, Boost Your Health and Energy

by Eva Johnson

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Genre: Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 140 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Aquaponics Food Production Systems: Combined Aquaculture and Hydroponic Production Technologies for the Future

by Simon Goddek

This open access book, written by world experts in aquaponics and related technologies, provides the authoritative and comprehensive overview of the key aquaculture and hydroponic and other integrated systems, socio-economic and environmental aspects. Aquaponic systems, which combine aquaculture and vegetable food production offer alternative technology solutions for a world that is increasingly under stress through population growth, urbanisation, water shortages, land and soil degradation, environmental pollution, world hunger and climate change....

Genre: Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Education, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Nature & Ecology
Size: 619 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Marine Carbon Biogeochemistry: A Primer for Earth System Scientists (SpringerBriefs in Earth System Sciences)

by Jack J. Middelburg

This open access book discusses biogeochemical processes relevant to carbon and aims to provide readers, graduate students and researchers, with insight into the functioning of marine ecosystems. A carbon centric approach has been adopted, but other elements are included where relevant or needed. The book focuses on concepts and quantitative understanding of primary production, organic matter mineralization and sediment biogeochemistry. The impact of biogeochemical processes on inorganic carbon dynamics and organic matter transformation are also discussed....

Genre: Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences
Size: 128 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 February 2020 onward  

Maritime Spatial Planning: past, present, future

by Jacek Zaucha

This open access book is the first comprehensive overview of maritime or marine spatial planning. Countries across the globe are beginning to implement maritime spatial plans; however the authors of this collection have identified several key questions that are emerging from this growing body of MSP experience. How can maritime spatial planning deal with a complex and dynamic environment such as the sea? How can MSP be embedded in multiple levels of governance across regional and national borders – and how far does the environment benefit from this new approach? This book actively engages with the problems encapsulated in these questions, and explores possible solutions.Situated at the intersection between theory and practice, the volume draws together several strands of interdisciplinar...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Law, Technology & Engineering, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences
Size: 477 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 February 2020 onward  

X-Machines for Agent-Based Modeling (Open Access): FLAME Perspectives (Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer and Information Science Series)

by Mariam Kiran

From the Foreword:"This book exemplifies one of the most successful approaches to modeling and simulating [the] new generation of complex systems. FLAME was designed to make the building of large scale complex systems models straightforward and the simulation code that it generates is highly efficient and can be run on any modern technology. FLAME was the first such platform that ran efficiently on high performance parallel computers and a version for GPU technology is also available. At its heart, and the reason why it is so efficient and robust, is the use of a powerful computational model ‘Communicating X-machines’ which is general enough to cope with most types of modelling problems. As well as being increasingly important in academic research, FLAME is now being applied in industr...

Genre: Computing, Programming, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 344 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 February 2020 onward  

Textbook of Arthropod Anatomy

by R. E. Snodgrass

The facts of arthropod structure are presented in clear, easy-to-use fashion in this text by R. E. Snodgrass. Examples of each of the classes from trilobites to insects are given. Musculature and mechanism of legs, eyes, feeding apparatus, body, head, and organs of digestion, excretion, and reproduction are described and illustrated.Over 640 drawings, most of them by the author, are arranged in 88 figures....

Genre: Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 478 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 February 2020 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 12 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Nature-Based Solutions to Climate Change Adaptation in Urban Areas: Linkages between Science, Policy and Practice (Theory and Practice of Urban Sustainability Transitions)

by Nadja Kabisch

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Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Urban Planning & Development, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 342 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Railway Ecology

by Luís Borda-de-Água

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This book provides a unique overview of the impacts of railways on biodiversity, integrating the existing knowledge on the ecological effects of railways on wildlife, identifying major knowledge gaps and research directions and presenting the emerging field of railway ecology. The book is divided into two major parts: Part one offers a general review of the major conceptual and theoretical principles of railway ecology. The chapters consider the impacts of railways on wildlife populations and concentrate on four major topics: mortality, barrier effects, species invasions and disturbances (ranging from noise to chemical pollution). Part two focuses on a number of case studies from Europe, Asia and North America written by an international g...

Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Environment
Size: 320 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 February 2020 onward  

Alternatives to Animal Testing: Proceedings of Asian Congress 2016

by Hajime Kojima

This open access book presents recent advances in the pure sciences that are of significance in the quest for alternatives to the use of animals in research and describes a variety of practical applications of the three key guiding principles for the more ethical use of animals in experiments – replacement, reduction, and refinement, collectively known as the 3Rs. Important examples from across the world of implementation of the 3Rs in the testing of cosmetics, chemicals, pesticides, and biologics, including vaccines, are described, with additional information on relevant regulations. The coverage also encompasses emerging approaches to alternative tests and the 3Rs. The book is based on the most informative contributions delivered at the Asian Congress 2016 on Alternatives and Animal Us...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Nature & Ecology
Size: 130 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 February 2020 onward  

Biodiversity of Angola: Science & Conservation: A Modern Synthesis

by Brian J. Huntley

This open access multi-authored book presents a 'state of the science' synthesis of knowledge on the biodiversity of Angola, based on sources in peer-reviewed journals, in books and where appropriate, unpublished official reports. The book identifies Angola as one of the most biologically diverse countries in Africa, but notes that its fauna, flora, habitats and the processes that drive the dynamics of its ecosystems are still very poorly researched and documented.  This 'state of the science' synthesis is for the use of all students of Angola's biodiversity, and for those responsible for the planning, development and sustainable management of the country's living resources.  The volume brings together the results of expeditions and research undertaken in Angola since the late eighteenth...

Genre: Business & Finance, Economics, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Environment
Size: 549 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 February 2020 onward  

Handbook of Pathogens and Diseases in Cephalopods

by Camino Gestal

The aim of this open access book is to facilitate the identification and description of the different organs as well as pathogens and diseases affecting the most representative species of cephalopods focussed on Sepia officinalis, Loligo vulgaris and Octopus vulgaris. These species are valuable ‘morphotype’ models and belong to the taxonomic groups Sepioidea, Myopsida and Octopoda, which include most of the species with a high market value and aquaculture potential. The study is based on photographs at macroscopic and histological level in order to illustrate the role of the most important pathogens and related diseases from the view of a pathological diagnosis. The reader is able to familiarize with functional anatomy, necropsy and general histology of adults and paralarvae, as well a...

Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 230 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Biology 2e

by Mary Ann Clark

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Genre: Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 2722 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 February 2020 onward  

Rating: 2.00 / 5
2 reviews

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 10 February 2020 onward  

Environmental Governance of the Baltic Sea (MARE Publication Series Book 10)

by Michael Gilek

This edited volume presents a comprehensive and coherent interdisciplinary analysis of challenges and possibilities for sustainable governance of the Baltic Sea ecosystem by combining knowledge and approaches from natural and social sciences. Focusing on the Ecosystem Approach to Management (EAM) and associated multi-level, multi-sector and multi-actor challenges, the book provides up-to-date descriptions and analyses of environmental governance structures and processes at the macro-regional Baltic Sea level. Organised in two parts, Part 1 presents in-depth case studies of environmental governance practices and challenges linked to five key environmental problems - eutrophication, chemical pollution, overfishing, oil discharges and invasive species. Part 2 analyses and compares governance ...

Genre: Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 253 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 February 2020 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 February 2020 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 10 February 2020 onward  

YOUMARES 8 – Oceans Across Boundaries: Learning from each other: Proceedings of the 2017 conference for YOUng MARine RESearchers in Kiel, Germany

by Simon Jungblut

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Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Education
Size: 251 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 February 2020 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 10 February 2020 onward  

Human Cell and Organ Physiology: Homo Sapiens Dossier

by Christopher Panaretos

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Genre: Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 145 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 09 February 2020 onward  

Ranaviruses: Lethal Pathogens of Ectothermic Vertebrates

by Matthew J. Gray

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 09 February 2020 onward  

Emergence of infectious diseases: Risks and issues for societies (Matière à débattre et décider)

by Muriel Figuié

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Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 1.57 mb
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Linear Selection Indices in Modern Plant Breeding

by J. Jesus Céron-Rojas

This open access book focuses on the linear selection index (LSI) theory and its statistical properties. It addresses the single-stage LSI theory by assuming that economic weights are fixed and known - or fixed, but unknown - to predict the net genetic merit in the phenotypic, marker and genomic context. Further, it shows how to combine the LSI theory with the independent culling method to develop the multistage selection index theory. The final two chapters present simulation results and SAS and R codes, respectively, to estimate the parameters and make selections using some of the LSIs described. It is essential reading for plant quantitative geneticists, but is also a valuable resource for animal breeders....

Genre: Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 256 pages
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Bird Species: How They Arise, Modify and Vanish (Fascinating Life Sciences)

by Dieter Thomas Tietze

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Genre: Nonfiction, Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 266 pages
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Life of Inland Waters: An Elementary Text Book of Fresh-Water Biology For Students

by James G. Needham

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Genre: Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Nature & Ecology
Size: 518 pages
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The Evolution of Nature's Machines

by by Barış Uçar

Why do we fall in love?How does our brain work?The reason for the incest relationship bans in human society,Dreams,Zero universe,Immortality,Intelligence in plants,Intelligence in single-cell organisms,Intelligent cells do not transmit the genetic information to the offspring by chance,Why are living things double sex?Extinction of dinosaurs,DNA is not the source of genetic information,Alzheimer,Suicide,Cancer...

Genre: Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 321 pages
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Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World: An Introductory Guide to Shrooms,Growing Psychedelic Mushrooms,and the Full Effects,Sapiens

by Andrew Paul

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Genre: Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 111 pages
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ENGLISH TO CHINESE GLOSSARY OF BIOLOGY AND CHEMISTRY TERMS

by Lawrence Chui

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Genre: Science & Maths, Biological Sciences, Chemistry
Size: 4.26 mb
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Autophagy: Learn How to Activate the Self-Cleansing Process and Improve Your Health With Intermittent Fasting and Ketosis

by David Colombo

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Genre: Science & Maths, Biological Sciences
Size: 117 pages
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