Open Access Books

Our collection of 2,855 books.

  • Genetic Transformation
    Genetic Transformation
    Edited by María Alvarez
    ISBN 978-953-307-364-4,
    340 pages, September, 2011
    Genetic transformation of plants has revolutionized both basic and applied plant research. Plant molecular biology and physiology benefit from this power fool, as well as biotechnology. This book is a review of some of the most significant achievemen ...
  • Air Pollution - New Developments
    Air Pollution - New Developments
    Edited by Anca Maria Moldoveanu
    ISBN 978-953-307-527-3,
    334 pages, September, 2011
    Today, an important issue is environmental pollution, especially air pollution. Due to pollutants present in air, human health as well as animal health and vegetation may suffer. The book can be divided in two parts. The first half presents how the e ...
  • Nuclear Power - Operation, Safety and Environment
    Nuclear Power - Operation, Safety and Environment
    Edited by Pavel Tsvetkov
    ISBN 978-953-307-507-5,
    380 pages, September, 2011
    Today's nuclear reactors are safe and highly efficient energy systems that offer electricity and a multitude of co-generation energy products ranging from potable water to heat for industrial applications. At the same time, catastrophic earthquake an ...
  • Environmental Impact of Biofuels
    Environmental Impact of Biofuels
    Edited by Marco Aurélio dos Santos Bernardes
    ISBN 978-953-307-479-5,
    280 pages, September, 2011
    This book aspires to be a comprehensive summary of current biofuels issues and thereby contribute to the understanding of this important topic. Readers will find themes including biofuels development efforts, their implications for the food industry, ...
  • Computational Biology and Applied Bioinformatics
    Computational Biology and Applied Bioinformatics
    Edited by Heitor Silverio Lopes and Leonardo Magalhães Cruz
    ISBN 978-953-307-629-4,
    456 pages, September, 2011
    Nowadays it is difficult to imagine an area of knowledge that can continue developing without the use of computers and informatics. It is not different with biology, that has seen an unpredictable growth in recent decades, with the rise of a new dis ...
  • Advances in Modern Cosmology
    Advances in Modern Cosmology
    Edited by Adnan Ghribi
    ISBN 978-953-307-423-8,
    208 pages, August, 2011
    The twentieth century elevated our understanding of the Universe from its early stages to what it is today and what is to become of it. Cosmology is the weapon that utilizes all the scientific tools that we have created to feel less lost in the immen ...
  • Colonoscopy
    Colonoscopy
    Edited by Paul Miskovitz
    ISBN 978-953-307-568-6,
    364 pages, August, 2011
    To publish a book on colonoscopy suitable for an international medical audience, drawing upon the expertise and talents of many outstanding world-wide clinicians, is a daunting task. New developments in videocolonoscope instruments, procedural techn ...
  • RNA Processing
    RNA Processing
    Edited by Paula Grabowski
    ISBN 978-953-307-557-0,
    258 pages, August, 2011
    RNA functions broadly as informational molecule, genome, enzyme and machinery for RNA processing. While these functions reflect ancient activities, they also remain vital components of contemporary biochemical pathways. In eukaryotic cells RNA proces ...