Korean Science and Technology in an International by Jörg Mahlich (auth.), Jörg Mahlich, Werner Pascha (eds.)

By Jörg Mahlich (auth.), Jörg Mahlich, Werner Pascha (eds.)

South Korea has attained incredible financial good fortune in fresh a long time. It has reached the prestige of a Newly complex financial system, with demanding situations more and more mirroring these confronted via different complicated economies. those contain the mandatory upgrading of the exertions strength, the frictions of switching to a countrywide approach of innovation tailored to management in R&D, market-based financial regulations that mirror the government’s problems in foreseeing destiny technological advancements, and the results of social switch for the innovation procedure and policy-making. within the approaching publication the parallel demanding situations for innovation and expertise for the Republic of Korea and different complicated economies can be analyzed extra completely with a global point of view in brain. This comparability and foreign benchmarking will permit coverage makers and students to raised delight in how a lot the rustic has already moved into the circle of worldwide top economies and what will be performed to consolidate and enhance its position.

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Boltzmann's Tomb: Travels in Search of Science by Bill Green

By Bill Green

“This brilliant clinical memoir captures the romance and sweetness of analysis in special poetic prose that's as lovely and evocative as something written by way of Rilke, painted via Seurat, or performed by means of Casals." —Mary Doria Russell, writer of document and The Sparrow

“A radiant love letter to technology from a scientist with a poet's soul . . . eco-friendly is a lovely author, and his fierce concentration and mastery of fashion are equivalent to the biologist and essayist Lewis Thomas." —Kirkus Reviews

In Boltzmann's Tomb, invoice eco-friendly interweaves the tale of his personal lifelong evolution as a scientist, and his paintings within the Antarctic, with a travelogue that could be a own and common background of technological know-how. Like Richard Holmes' The Age of Wonder—this e-book serves as a wonderful advent to the good figures of technology. besides lyrical meditations at the tragic lifetime of Galileo, the wildly eccentric Tycho Brahe, and the visionary Sir Isaac Newton, Green's ruminations go back all through to the lesser-known determine of Ludwig Boltzmann. utilizing Boltzmann's theories of randomness and entropy as a bigger metaphor for the unpredictable paths that our lives take, eco-friendly exhibits us that technology, like paintings, is a lived adventure.

Bill eco-friendly is a geochemist and professor emeritus at Miami college in Oxford, Ohio. he's additionally the writer of Water, Ice & Stone: technological know-how and reminiscence at the Antarctic Lakes which bought the yankee Museum of common History's John Burroughs Award for Nature Writing, used to be a finalist for the PEN/Martha Albrand Award, and used to be excerpted within the Ends of the Earth: An Anthology of the best Writing at the Arctic and the Antarctic, edited via Elizabeth Kolbert.

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Diamond Films and Coatings: Development, Properties and by Robert F. Davis

By Robert F. Davis

This glorious, in-depth evaluate of diamond movies and coatings covers their houses, development, deposition, characterization, and functions. The 8 chapters are written via specialists of their box. Early experiences on artificial diamonds have been performed within the Nineteen Fifties and Nineteen Sixties, besides the fact that, their use and significance weren't well-known till the overdue Nineteen Seventies and early Nineteen Eighties. those coatings at the moment are getting used in hot temperature and tribological purposes, optics and electro-optics purposes, and definitely organic functions.

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Reproductive Toxicology: In Vitro Germ Cell Developmental by Niels E. Skakkebaek (auth.), Jesús del Mazo (eds.)

By Niels E. Skakkebaek (auth.), Jesús del Mazo (eds.)

Numerous reviews exhibit that the reproductive process may be stricken by a number of power toxicological brokers. the amount comprises diverse features of the advance of latest techniques to in vitro trying out utilizing sperm cells and structures concerned on replica in mammals. Comparative research of in vivo and in vitro equipment has been integrated to take steps in the direction of the additional improvement of and functions of latest structures for germline toxicology.

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Creations of Fire by Cathy Cobb, Harold Goldwhite

By Cathy Cobb, Harold Goldwhite

Greater than the other technology, the heritage of chemistry is in detail associated with human historical past. Chemical expertise has fostered the advance of civilizations, altered the process wars, generated the commercial revolution, and created the petroleum and plastics that gas and form our smooth international. during this interesting and important e-book Cathy Cobb and Harold Goldwhite, revered scientists and writers, have teamed as much as current a superbly wealthy tale of chemistry - celebrating not just theories and breakthroughs, however the provocative instances and personalities that formed this notable technological know-how and taken it to lifestyles.

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Gray's Basic Anatomy by Richard Drake, A. Wayne Vogl, Adam W. M. Mitchell

By Richard Drake, A. Wayne Vogl, Adam W. M. Mitchell

Gray’s uncomplicated Anatomy equips you with all of the crucial anatomy details you want to comprehend, in part the size of the unique Gray’s Anatomy for college students! This new scientific textbook helps you to examine successfully whereas being convinced on your mastery of an important anatomical concepts.
See the medical implications with "Clinical Apps," "Imaging Apps," and floor anatomy bins throughout.
Get a transparent photograph with conscientiously chosen illustrations which are effortless to profit from, sleek in layout, and concisely labeled.
Access a wealth of ancillary fabric on-line for a greater total knowing of the topic together with a floor anatomy instrument, case stories, self-test questions, and extra at www.studentconsult.com.

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The Optics of Life: A Biologist's Guide to Light in Nature by Sönke Johnsen

By Sönke Johnsen

Optics--a box of physics concentrating on the research of light--is additionally principal to many components of biology, together with imaginative and prescient, ecology, botany, animal habit, neurobiology, and molecular biology. The Optics of existence introduces the basics of optics to biologists and nonphysicists, giving them the instruments they should effectively comprise optical measurements and rules into their examine. Sönke Johnsen begins with the fundamentals, describing the houses of sunshine and the devices and geometry of dimension. He then explores how mild is created and propagates and the way it interacts with topic, overlaying themes corresponding to absorption, scattering, fluorescence, and polarization. Johnsen additionally presents an instructional on the right way to degree gentle in addition to an informative dialogue of quantum mechanics.

The Optics of lifestyles features a number of examples drawn from nature and lifestyle, and several other appendixes that supply extra sensible assistance for researchers. This concise ebook makes use of not less than equations and jargon, explaining the fundamental physics of sunshine in a succinct and vigorous demeanour. it's the crucial primer for operating biologists and for someone looking an obtainable creation to optics.

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Dancing Naked in the Mind Field (Reprint Edition) by Kary Mullis

By Kary Mullis

Here's a multidimensional playland of principles from the world's so much eccentric Nobel-Prize successful scientist. Kary Mullis is famous for his invention of PCR, which redefined the area of DNA, genetics, and forensic technology. he's additionally a surfer, a veteran of Berkeley within the sixties, and maybe the one Nobel laureate to explain a potential come upon with extraterrestrial beings. A scientist of boundless interest, he refuses to just accept any proposition in keeping with secondhand or rumour proof, and consistently appears for the "money trail" while scientists make bulletins.

Mullis writes with ardour and humor a couple of wide variety of issues: from worldwide warming to the O. J. Simpson trial, from toxic spiders to HIV, from medical solution to astrology. Dancing bare within the brain box demanding situations us to query the authority of clinical dogma whilst it finds the workings of an uncannily unique clinical brain.

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Advances in Corrosion Science and Technology: Volume 4 by P. Hancock, R. C. Hurst (auth.), Mars G. Fontana, Roger W.

By P. Hancock, R. C. Hurst (auth.), Mars G. Fontana, Roger W. Staehle (eds.)

This sequence used to be equipped to supply a discussion board for evaluation papers within the quarter of corrosion. the purpose of those studies is to carry sure components of corrosion technology and know-how right into a sharp concentration. The volumes of this sequence are released nearly on a each year foundation and every includes 3 to 5 stories. The articles in each one quantity are chosen in any such manner as to be of curiosity either to the corrosion scientists and the corrosion technologists. there's, actually, a specific target in juxtaposing those pursuits end result of the value of mutual interplay and interdisciplinarity so very important in corrosion experiences. it's was hoping that the corrosion scientists during this manner might remain abreast of the actions in corrosion expertise and vice versa. during this sequence the time period "corrosion" is utilized in its very broadest feel. It contains, for that reason, not just the degradation of metals in aqueous en­ vironment but additionally what's usually often called "high-temperature oxidation. " additional, the plan is to be much more normal than those subject matters; the sequence will comprise all solids and all environments. this day, engineering solids comprise not just metals yet glasses, ionic solids, polymeric solids, and composites of those. Environments of curiosity has to be prolonged to liquid metals, a wide selection of gases, nonaqueous electrolytes, and different non­ aqueous liquids.

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Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2013: by Ana Carla Peixoto Bitencourt (auth.), Beniamino Murgante,

By Ana Carla Peixoto Bitencourt (auth.), Beniamino Murgante, Sanjay Misra, Maurizio Carlini, Carmelo M. Torre, Hong-Quang Nguyen, David Taniar, Bernady O. Apduhan, Osvaldo Gervasi (eds.)

The five-volume set LNCS 7971-7975 constitutes the refereed complaints of the thirteenth overseas convention on Computational technology and Its functions, ICCSA 2013, held in Ho Chi Minh urban, Vietnam, in June 2013.
Apart from the overall song, ICCSA 2013 additionally contain 33 unique periods and workshops, in a variety of components of computational sciences, starting from computational technology applied sciences, to precise parts of computational sciences, corresponding to special effects and digital truth. There are forty six papers from the final music, and 202 in specific periods and workshops.

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