Open Access Books » Life Sciences

Our collection of 425 books.

  • Alternative Fuel
    Alternative Fuel
    Edited by Maximino Manzanera
    ISBN 978-953-307-372-9,
    358 pages, August, 2011
    Renewable energy sources such as biodiesel, bioethanol, biomethane, biomass from wastes or hydrogen are subject of great interest in the current energy scene. These fuels contribute to the reduction of prices and dependence on fossil fuels. In additi ...
  • DNA Replication-Current Advances
    DNA Replication-Current Advances
    Edited by Herve Seligmann
    ISBN 978-953-307-593-8,
    708 pages, August, 2011
    The study of DNA advanced human knowledge in a way comparable to the major theories in physics, surpassed only by discoveries such as fire or the number zero. However, it also created conceptual shortcuts, beliefs and misunderstandings that obscure t ...
  • Chemistry, Emission Control, Radioactive Pollution and Indoor Air Quality
    Chemistry, Emission Control, Radioactive Pollution and Indoor Air Quality
    Edited by Nicolas Mazzeo
    ISBN 978-953-307-316-3,
    692 pages, July, 2011
    The atmosphere may be our most precious resource. Accordingly, the balance between its use and protection is a high priority for our civilization. While many of us would consider air pollution to be an issue that the modern world has resolved to a gr ...
  • Environmental Biosensors
    Environmental Biosensors
    Edited by Vernon Somerset
    ISBN 978-953-307-486-3,
    366 pages, July, 2011
    This book is a collection of contributions from leading specialists on the topic of biosensors for health, environment and biosecurity. It is divided into three sections with headings of current trends and developments; materials design and developme ...
  • Air Quality Monitoring, Assessment and Management
    Air Quality Monitoring, Assessment and Management
    Edited by Nicolás A. Mazzeo
    ISBN 978-953-307-317-0,
    390 pages, July, 2011
    Human beings need to breathe oxygen diluted in certain quantity of inert gas for living. In the atmosphere, there is a gas mixture of, mainly, oxygen and nitrogen, in appropriate proportions. However, the air also contains other gases, vapours and ae ...
  • Air Quality-Models and Applications
    Air Quality-Models and Applications
    Edited by Dragana Popović
    ISBN 978-953-307-307-1,
    376 pages, July, 2011
    Air pollution has been a major transboundary problem and a matter of global concern for decades. High concentrations of different air pollutants are particularly harmful to large cities residents, where numerous anthropogenic activities strongly infl ...
  • Soybean - Biochemistry, Chemistry and Physiology
    Soybean - Biochemistry, Chemistry and Physiology
    Edited by Tzi-Bun Ng
    ISBN 978-953-307-219-7,
    654 pages, April, 2011
    Soybean is an agricultural crop of tremendous economic importance. Soybean and food items derived from it form dietary components of numerous people, especially those living in the Orient. The health benefits of soybean have attracted the attention o ...
  • Soybean - Applications and Technology
    Soybean - Applications and Technology
    Edited by Tzi-Bun Ng
    ISBN 978-953-307-207-4,
    412 pages, April, 2011
    Soybean is an agricultural crop of tremendous economic importance. Soybean and food items derived from it form dietary components of numerous people, especially those living in the Orient. The health benefits of soybean have attracted the attention o ...