The Release of Thermonuclear Energy by Inertial Confinement
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The Release of Thermonuclear Energy by Inertial Confinement

This is a comprehensive book which describes the three essential parts of what is known as "Inertial Confinement Fusion" the way thermonuclear burn takes place in non-magnetized, magnetized and fusion-fission hybrid assemblies; the pulse power ignition technology (nuclear, electrical, optical and chemical); and the applications of inertial confinement fusion technology for peaceful nuclear energy on Earth and in space.An integrated s...

Topological aspects of critical systems and networks: Proc. of the Inter. Symposium
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Topological aspects of critical systems and networks: Proc. of the Inter. Symposium

This volume gives an interdisciplinary discussion on the topological aspects of general networks and critical systems for physicists, chemists, biologists, mathematicians, medical scientists, social scientists, and other related researchers. Subjects as diverse as the general properties of complex networks, complexity in social science, patterns in biological objects, and criticality in pure and applied physics are represented. The b...

Proceedings of the 6th Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference
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Proceedings of the 6th Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference

High-throughput sequencing and functional genomics technologies have given us the human genome sequence as well as those of other experimentally, medically, and agriculturally important species, thus enabling large-scale genotyping and gene expression profiling of human populations. Databases containing large numbers of sequences, polymorphisms, structures, metabolic pathways, and gene expression profiles of normal and diseased tissu...

Clinical Botanical Medicine: Revised & Expanded
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Clinical Botanical Medicine: Revised & Expanded

This comprehensive, fully revised and expanded 2nd Edition of Clinical Botanical Medicine provides clinicians with updated practical information on a broad range of diseases and conditions for which botanical medicine is effective. Special attention is given to toxicity and drug-herb interactions to ensure that the clinician is fully informed about the safety and efficacy of each botanical. Clinical Botanical Medicine, 2nd Edition di...

Schaum's easy outlines of human anatomy and physiology
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Schaum's easy outlines of human anatomy and physiology

Boiled-down essentials of the top-selling Schaum's Outline series for the student with limited time What could be better than the bestselling Schaum's Outline series? For students looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview, it would have to be Schaum's Easy Outline series. Every book in this series is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused version of its predecessor. With an emphasis on clarity and brevity, each new title fea...

Selected topics in information and coding theory
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Selected topics in information and coding theory

The last few years have witnessed rapid advancements in information and coding theory research and applications. This book provides a comprehensive guide to selected topics, both ongoing and emerging, in information and coding theory. Consisting of contributions from well-known and high-profile researchers in their respective specialties, topics that are covered include source coding; channel capacity; linear complexity; code constru...

Nanobiophysics: Fundamentals and Applications
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Nanobiophysics: Fundamentals and Applications

Nanobiophysics is a new branch of science that operates at the interface of physics, biology, chemistry, material science, nanotechnology, and medicine. This book is the first one devoted to nanobiophysics and introduces this field with a focus on some selected topics related to the physics of biomolecular nanosystems, including nucleosomal DNA and model lipid membranes, nanobiohybrids involving DNA/RNA and single-walled carbon nanot...

Microbes in Soil and Their Agricultural Prospects
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Microbes in Soil and Their Agricultural Prospects

The book Microbes in Soil and Their Agricultural Prospects is a collection of advantageous, informative, simulative and holistic viewpoints presenting basic and applied aspects of microbial functioning in soil. This book covers physiological, biochemical and molecular mechanisms of microbiomes pertaining to the production of available nitrogen (nitrogen fixation), phosphorus (P mobilization) and plant-growth promoting hormones for ad...