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Monthly Archive for December, 2015

Download The Way of the Cell Molecules Organisms and the Order of Life by Franklin M Harold РReality ThinkingPDF Summary:What is life asked physicist Edwin Schr̦dinger in an influential essay by that title published half a century ago In this book Franklin Harold ventures no definitive answers about what he calls the supreme marvel [...]

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Download Data Analysis for Chemistry An Introductory Guide for Students and Laboratory Scientists by J Justin Gooding – 5 Star ReviewPDF Summary:Chemical data analysis with aspects of metrology in chemistry and chemometrics is an evolving discipline where new and better ways of doing things are constantly being developed This book makes data analysis simple by [...]

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Download Statistical Methods in Genetic Epidemiology by Duncan C Thomas – 5 Star ReviewPDF Summary:This well-organized and clearly written text has a unique focus on methods of identifying the joint effects of genes and environment on disease patterns It follows the natural sequence of research taking readers through the study designs and statistical analysis techniques [...]

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Download Population Health Concepts and Methods by T Kue Young – 5 Star ReviewPDF Summary:Population health encompasses traditional public health and preventive medicine but emphasizes the full range of health determinants affecting the entire population rather than only ill or high-risk individuals The population health approach integrates the social and biological the quantitative and qualitative [...]

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Download Genesis The Evolution of Biology by Jan Sapp – Excellent Only If You Are Interested In The TruthPDF Summary:This book presents a history of the past two centuries of biology suitable for use in courses but of interest more broadly to evolutionary biologists geneticists and biomedical scientists and general readers interested in the history [...]

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Download Design and Analysis of Ecological Experiments – 5 Star ReviewPDF Summary:Ecological research and the way that ecologists use statistics continues to change rapidly This second edition of the best-selling emDesign and Analysis of Ecological Experimentsem leads these trends with an update of this now-standard reference book with a discussion of the latest developments in [...]

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Download Investigations by Stuart A Kauffman – A Must Read For Those Of Us Who WonderPDF Summary:How can you tell when a scientific theory is revolutionaryp As a rule when a distinguished scientist says hes come up with a fourth law of thermodynamics hes wrong Stuart Kauffman may be the exceptionp The three laws of [...]

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Download The Monkey Wars by Deborah Blum – Communication Is Key For The MonkeyPDF Summary:The controversy over the use of primates in research admits of no easy answers We have all benefited from the medical discoveries of primate research–vaccines for polio rubella and hepatitis B are just a few But we have also learned more [...]

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Download The Molecular Vision of Life Caltech the Rockefeller Foundation and the Rise of the New Biology Monographs on the History and Philosophy of Biology by Lily E Kay – 5 Star ReviewPDF Summary:This fascinating study examines the rise of American molecular biology to disciplinary dominance focusing on the period between 1930 and the elucidation [...]

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Download The Logic of Reliable Inquiry Logic and Computation in Philosophy by Kevin T Kelly – 5 Star ReviewPDF Summary:There are many proposed aims for scientific inquiry–to explain or predict events to confirm or falsify hypotheses or to find hypotheses that cohere with our other beliefs in some logical or probabilistic sense This book is [...]

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