The New Ambidextrous Universe by Martin Gardner

By Martin Gardner

Новое издание старой книги. Симметрия и асимметрия в математике, искусстве, философии, астрономии, зоологии, анатомии, химии, физике - предмет открытий для всех любознательных. Отчего у единорога бивень имеет «левую» резьбу? Что такое бустрофедон, и какое отношение это имеет к открытию нарушения четности и винтообразному строению молекулы ДНК? Об этом и еще многом из правого левого мира вы можете прочитать в этой занимательной книге.

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Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short by Bernard Wood

By Bernard Wood

The new discovery of the diminutive Homo floresiensis (nicknamed "the Hobbit") in Indonesia has sparked new curiosity within the research of human evolution. during this Very brief advent, popular evolutionary student Bernard wooden lines the heritage of paleoanthropology from its beginnings within the eighteenth century to today's most modern fossil unearths. alongside the best way we're brought to the full of life solid of characters, prior and current, eager about evolutionary research.

even though focusing on the fossil facts for human evolution, the booklet additionally covers the newest genetic proof approximately local diversifications within the sleek human genome that relate to our evolutionary background. wooden attracts on over thirty years of expertise to supply an insiders view of the sphere, and demonstrates that our knowing of human evolution is severely depending on advances in similar sciences equivalent to paleoclimatology, geochronology, systematics, genetics, and developmental biology. this can be a great creation for somebody attracted to the origins and improvement of humankind.

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Genetics by Tara Rodden Robinson

By Tara Rodden Robinson

A plain-English consultant to genetics

Want to grasp extra approximately genetics? This non-intimidating consultant will get you up to the mark on the entire basics and the newest discoveries. Now with 25% new and revised fabric, Genetics For Dummies, second Edition delivers transparent and obtainable assurance of this quickly advancing field.

From dominant and recessive inherited qualities to the DNA double-helix, you get transparent causes in easy-to-understand phrases. Plus, you will see how everyone is utilising genetic technology to struggle disorder, advance new items, resolve crimes . . . or even clone cats.

  • Covers themes in an easy and powerful manner
  • Includes assurance of stem phone study, molecular genetics, behavioral genetics, genetic engineering, and more
  • Explores moral matters as they pertain to the research of genetics

Whether you?re presently enrolled in a genetics direction or are only trying to find a refresher, Genetics For Dummies, second Edition presents technology fanatics of all ability degrees with easy-to-follow info in this attention-grabbing subject.

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Your Genes, Your Health: A Critical Family Guide That Could by Aubrey Milunsky MD DSc

By Aubrey Milunsky MD DSc

New advances in genetics have dramatically elevated our skill to prevent, hinder, diagnose, and deal with quite a lot of issues. Now, greater than ever, households want to know approximately those new discoveries, in particular as there are a few 7,000 infrequent genetic ailments that afflict approximately 1 in 12 people. on your Genes, Your health and wellbeing, Aubrey Milunsky presents a useful and authoritative consultant to what you need to learn about your genes. Illustrated with poignant relatives histories that underscore the lifesaving significance of realizing one's kinfolk scientific heritage and ethnic foundation, the booklet highlights the significance of spotting doubtless unrelated issues in a kinfolk as as a result of the comparable gene mutation and it outlines the major genetic assessments wanted for analysis, detection of providers, and prenatal analysis. Many genetic problems are mentioned together with melanoma, middle disorder, autism, psychological sickness, delivery defects, neurologic issues, diabetes, weight problems and lots more and plenty extra. The message of this booklet is clear--know your loved ones background, be cognizant of your ethnic origins, search acceptable consultations, and go for significant genetic checks. acceptance of your risk(s) permits instructed preemptive motion. by means of realizing your genes, you'll shop your lifestyles and the lives of these you like.

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Gene Regulation: Methods and Protocols by Minou Bina

By Minou Bina

During this quantity of tools in Molecular Biology™, professional investigators supply entire, complementary, and state of the art applied sciences for stories of gene law. The chapters of Gene rules: equipment and Protocols are prepared to supply an built-in and a coherent view of keep an eye on structures and their linked elements. The protocols are wide of their scope. They contain molecular, biochemical, spectroscopic options in addition to excessive throughput thoughts. Written within the hugely profitable tools in Molecular Biology™ sequence layout, chapters comprise introductions to their respective subject matters, lists of the mandatory fabrics and reagents, step by step, with no trouble reproducible laboratory protocols, and key pointers on troubleshooting and fending off recognized pitfalls.

Comprehensive and huge of their scope, the protocols are necessary to researchers in lots of disciplines together with molecular biology, genomics, biochemistry, biomedicine, nutrients, and agricultural sciences.

FEATURES
• innovations for learning chromatin structural gains that impression gene activation
• In vivo and in vitro assays
• Spectroscopic techniques
• applied sciences for studying genome-wide organization of transcription components with regulatory areas of genes
• Proteomics in line with SILAC (Stable Isotope Labeling of Amino Acids in telephone Culture)
• Peptide microarray know-how for stories of kinases
• Schemes for isolation and characterization of particularly huge multiprotein complexes
• Biochemical and biophysical thoughts for reading gene repression
• In vitro chromatin reconstitution to enquire multicomponent transcriptional complexes
• Nuclear recruitment assay to validate transcription issue interactions in mammalian cells

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Drawing the Map of Life: Inside the Human Genome Project by Victor K. McElheny

By Victor K. McElheny

Drawing the Map of Life takes the tale of the Human Genome venture from its origins, in the course of the race to its accomplishment, and directly to today’s big efforts to use the entire, ordered series of the three billion subunits of DNA, the molecule of heredity. it's the first account to deal intensive and stability with the highbrow roots of the undertaking, the motivations that drove it, and the hype that frequently masked real triumphs. McElheny profiles key humans, resembling David Botstein, Eric Lander, Francis Collins, Watson, Michael Hunkapiller and Craig Venter. He additionally indicates that, in addition to being an enormous occasion within the historical past of technological know-how, one who is revolutionizing drugs, the Human Genome undertaking is a impressive instance of ways new ideas and tools (such as limit enzymes and sequencing methods), frequently arriving first, form the kind of questions scientists then ask.

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Clusterbean: Physiology, Genetics and Cultivation by Rakesh Pathak

By Rakesh Pathak

This booklet offers in-depth info on clusterbean, its cultivation, genetic development, plant security measures, administration of abiotic stresses, molecular features and so forth. it's divided into seven chapters together with an creation to the crop, clients, constraints, genetic development, variability, software of clusterbean gum and its byproducts, cultivation, plant security, physiological and abiotic rigidity elements, in addition to similar genetic markers and biotechnological advances.

Clusterbean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) Taub.), generally called ‘guar,’ is a crucial leguminous crop grown for seed, eco-friendly fodder, vegetable and eco-friendly manuring in arid and semi-arid areas and has a distinct advertisement position a result of gum content material in its seeds. India’s arid surroundings presents perfect agro-climatic stipulations for the profitable cultivation of clusterbean, because the plant wishes little floor water, long-duration sunshine and coffee relative humidity throughout the cropping season. India debts for almost eighty two percentage of world clusterbean seed creation, making it an incredible export product.

according to crucial and marketplace info, the e-book bargains a accomplished evaluation of this special crop, and should be of curiosity to researchers lively within the box of clusterbean breeding.

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Genes, Cells and Brains: The Promethean Promises of the New by Steven Rose, Hilary Rose

By Steven Rose, Hilary Rose

Our fates lie in our genes and never within the stars, stated James Watson, co-discoverer of the constitution of DNA. yet Watson couldn't have anticipated the dimensions of the now devoted to this new frontier. because the release of the multibillion-dollar Human Genome venture, the biosciences have promised miracle treatments and radical new methods of figuring out who we're. yet the place is the hot international we have been promised?

In Genes, Cells and Brains, feminist sociologist Hilary Rose and neuroscientist Steven Rose tackle the bioscience and its claims. analyzing the institution of biobanks, the rivalries among private and non-private genesequencers, and the increase of stem telephone examine, they ask why the promised cornucopia of overall healthiness advantages has didn't emerge and demonstrate the questionable firm that has grown out of bioethics.

The human physique is changing into a commodity, and the unfulfilled supplies of the technology at the back of this revolution recommend profound failings in genomics itself.

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Reconceiving the Gene: Seymour Benzer's Adventures in Phage by Professor Frederic Lawrence Holmes, William C. Summers

By Professor Frederic Lawrence Holmes, William C. Summers

This book relates how, among 1954 and 1961, the biologist Seymour Benzer mapped the fantastic constitution of the rII zone of the genome of the bacterial virus referred to as phage T4. Benzer’s accomplishments are widely known as a tipping aspect in mid-twentieth-century molecular biology whilst the character of the gene used to be recast in molecular phrases. extra frequently than the other person, he's thought of to have led geneticists from the classical gene into the molecular age.   Drawing on Benzer’s remarkably whole list of his experiments, his correspondence, and released resources, this ebook reconstructs how the previous physicist initiated his paintings in phage biology and completed his landmark research. The account of Benzer’s creativity as a researcher is an engaging tale that still finds fascinating facets universal to the scientific firm.

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