University of Surrey academic Dr. Candice Howarth says that while the Government and industry is aware of the potential impacts of climate change on future productivity and day to day living, the UK is not joined up on its approach to the threats of warmer summers and wetter winters.
The American Cancer Society will release the second edition of 'What to Eat During Cancer Treatment' on Oct. 1. This new cookbook provides more than 130 simple, easy-to-prepare recipes along with practical advice focused on a cancer patient's specific needs, helping them cope with treatment-related side effects.
This book contributes to a dialogue on theoretical and empirical approaches, topics and methodologies towards a better understanding of one of the most expanding cross-disciplinary research area, global highly skilled mobility. Through the concept of Self-initiated Expatriation (SIE), the book enriches the discussion on international migration and present-day mobility of highly skilled people by taking a closer look at concepts and practices which illustrate the existence of different forms of migration.
The increasing distrust in vaccinations has triggered an extensive scientific and public debate over whether or not it is useful, safe and ethical to vaccinate children today. 'Unfortunately, vaccines have now become a victim of their own success', says Paul A. Offit, who wrote the foreword for Andrea Grignolio's book Vaccines: Are they Worth a Shot?
MIT designers explain their philosophy in a new book, 'Resonant Games.'
Marcia Bartusiak's new book, 'Dispatches from Planet 3,' published by Yale University Press, offers a tour of major discoveries in astronomy and astrophysics that digs into the history behind these breakthroughs.
The second edition of CSHLPress' essential book on cell death retains the bottom-up approach of the first edition, starting with the enzymes that carry out the execution (caspases) and their cellular targets before examining the machinery that connects them to signals that cause cell death. It also describes the roles of cell death in development, neuronal selection, and the development of self-tolerance in the immune system, as well as how the body uses cell death to defend against cancer.
'Enteric Hepatitis Viruses,' published by CSHLPress, examines recent progress in our understanding of the biology and pathogenic mechanisms of HAV and HEV, as well as prospects for improving their control. Contributors explore the molecular characteristics and life cycles of HAV and HEV, their interactions with the liver and immune system, the clinical manifestations of the infections they cause, and their transmission via contaminated food and water. Additional topics include the geographic distributions of the various HAV and HEV genotypes.
Black studies scholar and sociologist publishes 20th anniversary edition of his groundbreaking book.
Associate Professor Devin Caughey's new book looks at a massive political shift that took place in a one-party region.