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  • Geohazards Caused by Human Activity
    Geohazards Caused by Human Activity NEW
    Early Online Release
    Edited by Arvin Farid
    ISBN 978-953-51-2802-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2801-4,
    150 pages, November, 2016
    This book is based on the contributions of several authors and attempts to describe the roles human activities play in causing geohazards either directly or indirectly through man-made climate change. The risk of these man-made geohazards and the ris ...
  • Microsatellite Markers
    Microsatellite Markers NEW
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    Edited by Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov
    ISBN 978-953-51-2798-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2797-0,
    250 pages, November, 2016
    Microsatellite or so-called simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers have been one of the most reliable molecular markers derived from the DNA molecule, which were widely and successfully used for more than 25 years in the genetic studies of environmenta ...
  • Composites from Renewable and Sustai ...
    Composites from Renewable and Sustai ... NEW
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    Edited by Matheus Poletto
    ISBN 978-953-51-2794-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2793-2,
    342 pages, November, 2016
    Composites from Renewable and Sustainable Materials consists of 16 chapters written by international subject matter experts investigating the characteristic and current application of materials from renewable and sustainable sources. The reader will ...
  • Current Topics in Malaria
    Current Topics in Malaria NEW
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    Edited by Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
    ISBN 978-953-51-2790-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2789-5,
    504 pages, November, 2016
    Malaria is still the main vector-borne parasitic disease in the world. Fortunately, elimination of this disease was achieved in multiple countries during the last decades. During the last decade, a significant reduction of malaria in the Americas was ...
  • Cryopreservation in Eukaryotes
    Cryopreservation in Eukaryotes NEW
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    Edited by Francisco Marco-Jiménez and Hülya Akdemir
    ISBN 978-953-51-2780-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2779-6,
    226 pages, November, 2016
    Since accidentally discovering the ability of glycerol on protecting cells from freezing damage, many researchers have been pursuing to develop cryopreservation methods of a very wide range of cells and some tissues, and these have found widespread a ...
  • Telomere - A Complex End of a Chromosome
    Telomere - A Complex End of a Chromosome NEW
    Edited by Marcelo L. Larramendy
    ISBN 978-953-51-2753-6,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2752-9,
    224 pages, November, 2016
    This book, Telomere - A Complex End of a Chromosome, is organized into nine chapters containing the latest aspects of the current knowledge about the structure of telomeres and the crucial role that telomerase plays not only in maintaining chromosoma ...
  • Recent Advances in Image and Video C ...
    Recent Advances in Image and Video C ... NEW
    Edited by Sudhakar Radhakrishnan
    ISBN 978-953-51-2776-5,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2775-8,
    274 pages, November, 2016
    This book is intended to attract the attention of practitioners and researchers in academia and industry interested in challenging paradigms of image and video coding algorithms with an emphasis on recent technological developments. All the chapters ...
  • Adhesives - Applications and Properties
    Adhesives - Applications and Properties NEW
    Edited by Anna Rudawska
    ISBN 978-953-51-2784-0,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2783-3,
    396 pages, November, 2016
    This book presents some information regarding adhesives which have applications in industry, medicine and dentistry. The book is divided into two parts: "Adhesives Applications in Medicine and Dentistry" and "Properties of Adhesive." The aim of such ...