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  • Sustainable Urbanization
    Sustainable Urbanization NEW
    Early Online Release
    Editor Mustafa Ergen
    ISBN 978-953-51-2653-9
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2652-2,
    342 pages, September, 2016
    The rapid urbanization that began with industrialization has begun to cause many problems. New approaches are emerging today to minimize these problems and make urban areas more livable. These problems include insufficient social facilities in urban ...
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Modern World
    Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Modern World NEW
    Early Online Release
    Editor Heimo Mikkola
    ISBN 978-953-51-2687-4
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2686-7,
    212 pages, September, 2016
    This book has nine chapters on Aquaculture Wetland Ecosystem Services Approach and Climate Change Adaptation, which explain how different aquaculture systems could maximize the benefits that society receives from both aquaculture production and the e ...
  • Greenhouse Gases - Selected Case Studies
    Greenhouse Gases - Selected Case Studies NEW
    Early Online Release
    Editor Andrew J. Manning
    ISBN 978-953-51-2683-6
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2682-9,
    88 pages, September, 2016
    Greenhouse Gases - Selected Case Studies, is a book which covers a range of topics. The long term effective management of the natural environment, requires a detailed understanding of greenhouse gases. This has both environmental and economic implica ...
  • Tumor Metastasis
    Tumor Metastasis NEW
    Editor Ke Xu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2631-7
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2630-0,
    264 pages, September, 2016
    Metastasis is the major cause of cancer-related death. It is a multistep process. The mechanism underlying metastasis is complicated and poorly understood. Recent advances in tumor metastasis research have led to improved diagnosis and clinical manag ...
  • Milk Proteins - From Structure to Biological Properties and Health Aspects
    Milk Proteins - From Structure to Biological Properties and Health Aspects NEW
    Editor Isabel Gigli
    ISBN 978-953-51-2537-2
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2536-5,
    294 pages, September, 2016
    Milk proteins have nutritional value and extraordinary biological properties. Research over the last decades has provided new insight into the structure and the function of milk bioactive peptides. Some of these peptides are delivered directly into m ...
  • Molecular Mechanisms of the Aging Process and Rejuvenation
    Molecular Mechanisms of the Aging Process and Rejuvenation NEW
    Editor Naofumi Shiomi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2569-3
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2568-6,
    124 pages, August, 2016
    Numerous studies had been performed to elucidate the mechanisms of aging and to achieve rejuvenation, with some success reported in recent years. However, at present, the findings from those studies are not sufficient to resolve the issue of aging. T ...
  • Catalytic Application of Nano-Gold Catalysts
    Catalytic Application of Nano-Gold Catalysts NEW
    Editor Neeraj Kumar Mishra
    ISBN 978-953-51-2641-6
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2640-9,
    138 pages, August, 2016
    Gold, considered catalytically inactive for a long time, is now a fascinating partner of modern chemistry, as scientists such as Bond, Teles, Haruta, Hutchings, Ito and Hayashi opened new perspectives for the whole synthetic chemist community. Recent ...
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM): Environmentally Sound Pest Management
    Integrated Pest Management (IPM): Environmentally Sound Pest Management NEW
    Editor Harsimran Kaur Gill and Gaurav Goyal
    ISBN 978-953-51-2613-3
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2612-6,
    198 pages, August, 2016
    This book is an update on environmentally sound pest management practices under the umbrella of integrated pest management (IPM). It consists of seven contributions from different authors providing information on pest management approaches as chemica ...