A new book, 'Revealing Greater Cahokia, North America's First Native City,' offers the most complete picture yet of a decade of archaeological research on a little-known part of the larger city and its precincts in East St. Louis. Greater Cahokia was the first experiment in urban living in North America.
'Advances in Organic Synthesis' is a book series devoted to the latest advances in synthetic approaches towards challenging structures. Its twelfth series presents comprehensive reviews written by eminent authorities on different synthetic approaches to selected target molecules and new methods developed to achieve specific synthetic transformations or optimal product yields.
Advances in the science of immunology have improved the success rate of organ transplantations since the mid twentieth century. Organ transplantation is now a lifesaving medical procedure for thousands of patients around the world with end-organ diseases.
Thyroid Ultrasonography and Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy: A Practical Guide and Picture Atlas is a concise and visual reference for diagnostic ultrasonography and needle biopsy of the human thyroid gland.
Nuclear cardiology is critical for the medical evaluation of patients with heart disease. Clinical Nuclear Cardiology: Practical Applications and Future Directions is the second volume of this series.
The implementation of hydrogen production processes on an industrial scale requires a comprehensive understanding of the chemical proprieties of catalytic materials and the applications such materials in electrocatalysis.
In the late 1950s, the treatment for fractures involved three to four months in hospital in plaster-casts and traction. Recovery was slow, and up to 70 percent of patients experienced reduced mobility upon recovery.
Our images of mushroom clouds came from its cameras. So did many shots of missile tests, space missions and the Korean and Vietnam wars. At one point it was the largest self-contained film studio in Hollywood, enlisting such stars as Jimmy Stewart and Marilyn Monroe, and other movie industry talent. Yet the story of Lookout Mountain Laboratory was largely unknown -- until two University of Illinois professors pieced it together for a new book and website.
A new book edited by AIT faculty member Dr. John K. M. Kuwornu titled 'Climate Change and Sub-Saharan Africa: The Vulnerability and Adaptation of Food Supply Chain Actors' has just been released.
MIT Professor Stephanie Frampton's new book explores the written word in the Roman world.