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- 2006 CRCnetBASELacombe, Robert.
- 2013 ebraryHerrick, James A.; Hyde, Michael J.Faith in science : professional and public discourse on regenerative medicine / Tristan Keys, Nancy M. P. King, and Anthony Atala -- From Arrowsmith to Atwood : how did we come to disrespect science? / Ronald M. Green -- The "warfare" of science and religion and science's ethical profile / Thomas M. Lessl -- Is there a human nature? : an argument against modern excarnation / Jean Bethke Elshtain -- Crossing frontiers of science : trespassing into a godless space, or, Fulfilling our manifest destiny / Leah Ceccarelli -- The angels and devils of representing Prozac / Tod Chambers -- "Leave your medicine outside" : bioethics, spirituality, and the rhetoric of Appalachian serpent handlers / Bill J. Leonard -- Biovaluable stories and a narrative ethics of reconfigurable bodies / Arthur W. Frank -- Blacks and the language of their biotechnological future / Ezra E. H. Griffith -- Bioethics, economism, and the rhetoric of technological innovation / Howard Brody -- Technologies of the self at the end of life : pastoral power and the rhetoric of advance care planning / Lisa Kernen -- Suffering and the rhetoric of care / Judy Segal.
- 2006 ScienceDirectRobbins-Roth, Cynthia.A scientist gone bad : how I went from the bench to the boardroom / Cynthia Robbins-Roth -- Technical writing : making sense out of manuals / Clayton R. Randall (second edition updated by Cynthia Robbins-Roth) -- Science writing : communicating with the masses / Sue Goetinck Ambrose -- Creating a publishing empire : how I gave up academic and became an entrepreneurial editor / Roger Longman -- Business information services : providing the data for industry / Mark D. Dibner -- Becoming a venture capitalist / Deepa Pakianathan -- Investment banking : dreams and reality / Peter Drake (second edition updated by Cynthia Robbins-Roth) -- How I became an analyst : science-based investment advising / Mary Ann Gray -- Entrepreneur and company founder : starting your own company and surviving / Ron Cohen -- Business development : making deals with science / Ronald Pepin -- The growth of a manager : from pure research to policy administration / Philip W. Hammer -- Regulatory affairs : keeping product development on track / Elizabeth D. Moyer -- Patent law careers : protecting the intellectual property of science / Alexandra J. Baran -- Entering biomedical and scientific consulting / Robert Roth -- Sales and marketing : so you want to sell? / Erin Hall Meade -- From doing research to moving research : my life in tech transfer / Paula Szoka -- Corporate communications : helping companies sell their stories / Tony Russo -- Executive search : the hunt for exceptional talent / Bente Hansen -- Consultant to the stars : advising CEOs for fun and profit / Carol Hall -- Biomedical consultant : specializing in technology assessment, strategic planning, and grant writing / Gail Schechter -- Science and public policy : translating between two worlds / David Applegate -- Economic development advisor : building a biotech industry for an entire country / Gina Lento -- Government agencies : directing science in the military / Genevieve Haddad -- Appendix : information resources about alternative careers for scientists / Cynthia Robbins-Roth.
- 2007. Gale Virtual Ref LibAlso available: Print – 2010.Also available: Print – 1989/90-2009
- 2012 SpringerBoniolo, Giovanni.Deliberation and Democracy -- Plato Was Not So Far Wrong: Recalling Athenian Democracy -- A Reappraisal of the Medieval Approach Will Lead to Excellent Deliberators -- Beware of Those Who Think They Possess the Truth! -- Let Us Learn How to Deliberate before Deliberating! -- Between Ethics and Biomedicine.
- 2008Offit, Paul A.The Tinderbox -- Lighting the fuse -- The Implosion -- A Precautionary tale -- Mercury rising -- Mercury falling -- Behind the mercury curtain -- Science in court -- Science and the media -- Science and society -- A Place for autism -- Epilogue: "Next, on Oprah."
- 2008 SpringerMeusburger, Peter; Welker, Michael,; Wunder, Edgar.
- 2006 SpringerLaszlo, Pierre.Addressing peers -- General public -- Decision makers.
- 2008 SpringerCheng, Donghong.1. Revisiting Models -- Paradigm Change for Science Communication: Commercial Science Needs a Critical Public / Martin W. Bauer, p. 7-25 -- European Trends in Science Communication / Michel Claessens, p. 27-38 -- Words and Figures of the Public: the Misunderstanding in Scientific Communication / Joëlle Le Marec and Igor Babou, p. 39-54 -- Representation and Deliberation: New Perspectives on Communication Among Actors in Science and Technology Innovation / Giuseppe Pellegrini, p. 55-69 -- Medialization of Science as a Prerequisite of Its Legitimization and Political Relevance / Hans Peter Peters, Harald Heinrichs, Arlena Jung, Monika Kallfass and Imme Petersen, p. 71-92 -- On and about the Deficit Model in an Age of Free Flow / Bernard Schiele, p. 93-117 -- Towards an Analytical Framework of Science Communication Models / Brian Trench, p. 119-135 -- 2. Crossing Boundaries -- Before and After Science: Science and Technology in Pop Music, 1970-1990 / Massimiano Bucchi and Andrea Lorenzet, p. 139-150 -- The More, the Earlier, the Better: Science Communication Supports Science Education / Cheng Donghong and Shi Shunke, p. 151-163 -- Hollywood Knowledge: Communication Between Scientific and Entertainment Cultures / David A. Kirby, p. 165-180 -- Situating Science in the Social Context by Cross-Sectoral Collaboration / Jenni Metcalfe, Michelle Riedlinger and Anne Pisarski, p. 181-197-- 3. Developing Strategies -- From Science Communication to Knowledge Brokering: the Shift from 'Science Push' to 'Policy Pull' / Alex T. Bielak, Andrew Campbell, Shealagh Pope, Karl Schaefer and Louise Shaxson, p. 201-226 -- Science Advocacy: Challenging Task, Difficult Pathways / Toss Gascoigne, p. 227-241 -- The Epistemic Jumble of Sustainable Development / Yves Jeanneret, p. 243-257 -- In Search of Dialogue: Staging Science Communication in Consensus Conferences / Maja Horst, p. 259-274 -- So Where's the Theory? On the Relationship between Science Communication Practice and Research / Steve Miller, p. 275-287 -- From Democratization of Knowledge to Bridge Building between Science, Technology and Society / Lise Santerre, p. 289-300 -- Bringing Science to the Public / Jan Riise.
- 2010Dawson, Maureen M.; Dawson, Brian A.; Overfield, J.Communication skills in science -- Using scientific literature -- Essay writing -- Writing practical reports -- The project report -- Scientific posters -- Oral presentations -- Preparing a curriculum vitae and job application.
- Creative model construction in scientists and students : the role of imagery, analogy, and mental simulation2008 SpringerClement, John J.
- 2006 ScienceDirectAnholt, Robert Rene Henri.Preface -- Introduction -- 1. Preparing a scientific presentation -- 2. The structure of a scientific presentation -- 3. Visual displays: how to (and not to) use them -- 4. Delivery -- App. A Checklist for presentations -- App. B Evaluation form.
- 2014 SpringerPetras, Hanno; Sloboda, Zili.Prevention Science: An Epidemiological Approach -- Individual Physical, Cognitive, and Emotional Vulnerability Across the Life Course: Benchmarks and Developmental Challenges -- Benchmarks, Developmental Challenges, and Risks During the Prenatal and Infancy Period -- Childhood and the Entry into Adolescence: A Pivotal Period in Health-Related Behaviors and Prevention -- Adolescence and Early Adulthood -- Stressors and Vulnerabilities in Middle and Old Age: Opportunities for Prevention -- Environmental Influences and Implications for Intervention Development -- Family -- School Influences on Child and Youth Development -- Peer Networks -- Risk and Resilience Processes in Single-Mother Families: An Interactionist Perspective -- Environmental Influences: The Workplace and Mental Health-Models, Vulnerability Factors, and Interventions -- An Integrated Prevention Science Model: A Conceptual Foundation for Prevention Research -- Design of Prevention Interventions -- Implementation Science and the Effective Delivery of Evidence-Based Prevention -- Factors Affecting Implementation: Cultural Adaptation and Training -- Measuring Fidelity -- Research Design -- Translating the Intervention Approach into an Appropriate Research Design: The Next-Generation Adaptive Designs for Effectiveness and Implementation Research -- The Epidemiologic Case-Crossover and Case-Control Approaches in Prevention Research -- The Use of Simulation Models in Public Health with Applications to Substance Abuse and Obesity Problems -- Meta-analysis in Prevention Science -- Mixed Methods Research Design for Prevention Science: Methods, Critiques, and Recommendations -- Analytic Methods -- Latent Class Analysis in Prevention Science -- Discrete-Time Survival Analysis in Prevention Science -- Using Mediation and Moderation Analyses to Enhance Prevention Research -- Advances in Missing Data Models and Fidelity Issues of Implementing These Methods in Prevention Science -- Cost Analysis and Policy -- Economic Analysis and Policy Studies: Special Challenges in the Prevention Sciences -- Strengthening Prevention Science to Ensure Effectiveness of Intervention in Practice: Setting up an International Agenda.
- Designing science presentations : a visual guide to figures, papers, slides, posters, and more. 1st ed.2013 ScienceDirectCarter, Matt."Clear, polished, and stimulating presentations are as important to the scientific profession as they are to business, yet most scientists never receive formal training in the creation, delivery, and evaluation of such material." ... "Designing Science Presentations provides visually intensive guidance at every step-from the construction of original figures to the presentation and delivery of those figures in papers, slideshows, posters, and websites." --Excerpts from publisher's description.
- 2007 HighWire
- 2008 SpringerSelin, Helaine.v. 1. A-K -- v. 2. L-Z.
- A fully searchable, working editorial site of articles by scientists and scientific historians in the fields of biochemistry and physiology, cell biology, developmental biology, ecology, evolution, genetics, immunology, molecular biology, neuroscience, microbiology and virology, plant science, structural biology, and science and society.
- 2005 CRCnetBASEChapman, Allan.
- 2005 SpringerGillott, Cedric.
- 2007Billo, E. Joseph.
- 2006Bourg, David M.Using Excel -- Getting acquainted with Visual Basic for Applications -- Collecting and cleaning up data -- Charting -- Statistical analysis -- Time series analysis -- Mathematical functions -- Curve fitting and regression -- Solving equations -- Numerical integration and differentiation -- Solving ordinary differential equations -- Solving partial differential equations -- Performing optimization analyses in Excel -- Introduction to financial calculations.
- 2001 CRCnetBASEGanson, Dorit A.
- 2006Crews, Frederick C.Consists of a collection of edited book reviews, essays, and lectures from the last 15 years on psychoanalysis and a wide range of related topics.
- 2009 SpringerKatz, Michael Jay.
- Gaither's Dictionary of scientific quotations : a collection of quotations pertaining to archaeology, architecture, astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, cosmology, Darwinism, death, engineering, geology, life, mathematics, medicine, nature, nursing, paleontology, philosophy, physics, probability, science, statistics, technology, theory, universe, and zoology2008 SpringerGaither, Carl C.; Cavazos-Gaither, Alma E.v. 1. Abortion-medical science -- v. 2. Medicine and art--zoology.
- Pratap, Rudra.Also available: Print – 2007
- 2006 CRCnetBASEPal, Nabendu; Jin, Chun; Lim, Wooi K.
- 2007 CRCnetBASEPoli͡anin, A. D.; Manzhirov, A. V.
- 2006Doel, Ronald Edmund; Söderqvist, Thomas.Introduction : what we know, what we don't and why it matters -- Where are we now? : the challenges of writing recent science -- Why science writers should forget Carl Sagan and read Thomas Kuhn : on the troubled conscience of a journalist -- The history of now : reflections on being a "contemporary archivist" -- Whose history? : ethics, lawsuits, national security, and the writing of contemporary history -- The politics of commissioned histories (revisited) -- From behind the fence : threading the labyrinths of classified historical research -- On ethics, scientists, and democracy : writing the history of eugenic sterilization -- Witnesses to history : issues in biography and ethics -- What is the use of writing lives of recent scientists? -- Scholarship as self-knowledge : a case study -- Secrecy, politics, and science : probing the meaning of the cold war -- The politics of phosphorus-32 : a Cold War fable based on fact -- Secrecy and science revisited : from politics to historical practice and back -- History detectives : new ways of approaching modern science, medicine, and technology -- The conflict of memories and documents : dilemmas and pragmatics of oral history -- Reading photographs : photographs as evidence in writing the history of modern science -- New voices : neglected and novel perspectives -- What we still don't know about South-North technoscientific exchange : North-centrism, scientific diffusion and the social studies of science -- Witnessing the witnesses : potentials and pitfalls of the witness seminar in the history of twentieth century medicine -- "The mutt historian" : the perils and opportunities of doing history of science on-line.
- 2008Hall, George M.Structure of a scientific paper / George M. Hall -- Introductions / Richard Smith -- Methods / Gordon B. Drummond -- Results / Hans-Joachim Priebe -- Discussion / George M. Hall -- Titles, abstracts, and authors / Fiona Moss -- References / Simon Howell and Liz Neilly -- Electronic submissions / Natalie Davies -- How to write a letter / Michael Doherty -- How to prepare an abstract for a scientific meeting / Robert N. Allan -- How to write a case report / Martin Neil Rossor -- How to write a review / Paul Glasziou -- The role of the editor / Jennifer M. Hunter -- The role of the manuscript assessor / Domhnall MacAuley -- What a publisher does / Alex Williamson -- Who should be an author? / Richard Horton -- Style : what is it and why it matters / Margaret Cooter -- Ethics of publication / Michael J.G. Farthing -- Electronic publishing / Craig Bingham -- Open access / Mark Ware.
- 2011Day, Robert A.; Gastel, Barbara.What is scientific writing? -- Historical perspectives -- Approaching a writing project -- What is a scientific paper? -- Ethics in scientific publishing -- Where to submit your manuscript -- How to prepare the title -- How to list the authors and addresses -- How to prepare the abstract -- How to write the introduction -- How to write the materials and methods section -- How to write the results -- How to write the discussion -- How to state the acknowledgments -- How to cite the references -- How to design effective tables -- How to prepare effective graphs -- How to prepare effective photographs -- Rights and permissions -- How to submit the manuscript -- The review process (how to deal with editors) -- The publishing process (how to deal with proofs) -- How to write a review paper -- How to write opinion (book reviews, editorials, and letters to the editor) -- How to write a book chapter or a book -- How to write for the public -- How to present a paper orally -- How to prepare a poster -- How to write a conference report -- Use and misuse of English -- Avoiding jargon -- How and when to use abbreviations -- Writing clearly across cultures and media -- How to write science in English as a foreign language -- How to write a thesis -- How to prepare a curriculum vitae -- How to prepare grant proposals and progress reports -- How to write a recommendation letter- and how to ask for one -- How to work with the media -- How to provide peer review -- How to seek a scientific-communication career -- Appendix 1. Selected journal title word abbreviations -- Appendix 2. Words and expressions to avoid -- Appendix 3. Prefixes and abbreviations for SI (système international) units -- Appendix 4. Some helpful websites -- Glossary of technical terms.
- 2001 CRCnetBASEHopgood, Adrian A.
- Pormann, Peter E.
- Joy of science : an examination of how scientists ask and answer questions using the story of evolution as a paradigm2007 SpringerLockshin, R. A.How science works -- Origin of the theory of evolution: time and change -- Origin of the theory of evolution: social aspects -- Molecular basis of evolutionary theory -- History of the earth and the origin of life -- Origin of species -- Evolution of humans.
- 1959.Mayerhöfer, Josef; Rather, L. J.
- 2007 SpringerJiang, Jiming.
- 2015 ScienceDirectSnyder, Peter J.; Mayes, Linda C.; Smith, William E.The Management of Scientific Integrity within Academic Medical Centers discusses the impact scientific misconduct has in eight complex case studies. Authors look at multifaceted mixtures of improper behavior, poor communication, cultural issues, adverse medical/health issues, interpersonal problems and misunderstandings to illustrate the challenge of identifying and managing what went wrong and how current policies have led to the establishment of quasi legal processes within academic institutions. The book reviews the current global regulations and concludes with a section authored by a US federal court judge who provides his perspective on the adequacy of current regulations and policies.
- Mesmerists, monsters, and machines : science fiction and the cultures of science in the nineteenth centuryWillis, Martin."Using key canonical science fiction narratives, Mesmerists, Monsters, and Machines examines the intersection of the literary and scientific cultures of the nineteenth century. In this approach to the study of early science fiction, author Martin Willis maintains that science fiction was just as important in defining the culture of the nineteenth century as other critics maintain it was in shaping the twentieth century." "Mesmerists, Monsters, and Machines interrogates the cultural implications of scientific development as articulated, challenged, and reformulated by science fiction. Each chapter demonstrates that both science and fiction were vital parts of a culture of imaginative and empirical practices that were continually reacting to, arguing with, and influencing one another throughout the nineteenth century. In a narrative that cites classic science fiction texts, Willis establishes a timeline for the reader so that the cultural significance of science fiction is understood and its complexity and relevance to the nineteenth century is demonstrated." "Those interested in nineteenth-century history and literature, cultural studies, the history of science, and science fiction will welcome this addition to the scholarship."--Book jacket.
- 2003 WileySinzinger, Stefan; Jahns, Jürgen.ch. 1. From macrooptics to microoptics: an overview, p. 1-12 -- ch. 2. Optical components with small dimensions, p. 13-32 -- ch. 3. Lithographic fabrication technology, p. 33-76 -- ch. 4. Measurement and characterization of microoptics, p. 77-92 -- ch. 5. Refractive microoptics, p. 93-131 -- ch. 6. Diffractive microoptics, p. 133-180 -- ch. 7. Integrated waveguide optics, p. 181-205 -- ch. 8. Microoptical systems, p. 207-228 -- ch. 9. Optoelectronic devices and smart pixel arrays, p. 229-250 -- ch. 10. Array illuminators, p. 251-276 -- ch. 11. Microoptical components for beam shaping, p. 277-303 -- ch. 12. Microoptics for optical information technology, p. 305-336 -- ch. 13. Microoptics in optical design, p. 337-353 -- ch. 14. Novel directions, p. 355-381.
- 2008 SpringerGrass, Dieter.
- 2008 SpringerAlves, Carlos J. S.; Pardalos, P. M.; Vicente, L. N.
- 2012 SpringerL'Abate, Luciano.The Role of Paradigms in Science and Theory Construction / William A. Hillix and Luciano L'Abate -- The Role of Paradigms in Science: A Historical Perspective / Corinna Guerra, Mario Capitelli, and Savino Longo -- Evolving Scientific Paradigms: Retrospective and Prospective / Willis F. Overton -- Anthropology / Luciano L'Abate -- Parallel Paradigms of Artists and Authors / Laura G. Sweeney -- Economics / Luciano L'Abate -- Education / Laura G. Sweeney -- Sociology / Alberto L'Abate -- Biopsychosocial / Beatrice L. Wood -- Interbehaviorism / Mitch J. Fryling and Linda J. Hayes -- Reflections on Personality Systematics and a Unified Clinical Science / Jeffrey J. Magnavita -- The Systemic Paradigm: The Intersubjective-Narrative Approach Versus the Relational-Generational One / Vittorio Cigoli and Eugenia Scabini -- Constructivism / Alexander Riegler -- Materialism / Luciano L'Abate -- Explicating and Exemplifying Empiricist and Cognitivist Paradigms in the Study of Human Learning / Sandra M. Loughlin and Patricia A. Alexander -- Humanism and Behaviorism / David Ryback -- Existentialism / Mario Cusinato -- Information Processing / Piero De Giacomo, Luisa Mich, Carlos Santamaria, Laura G. Sweeney, and Andrea De Giacomo -- Reductionism -- Gary G. Berntson and John T. Cacioppo -- Produced and Spontaneous Emergent Interactionism / Walter Colesso -- The Emergence of Reason, Intelligence, and Language in Humans and Animals / William A. Hillix, Duane M. Rumbaugh, and E. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh -- Essentialism / Luciano L'Abate -- Criteria and Processes in Paradigm Selection / Luciano L'Abate and Laura G. Sweeney.
- 2009 SpringerAbdel-Halim, Ahmad Wagih.
- 2005 CRCnetBASEGoldstein, Avery N.
- 2006 SpringerRossi, Leonardo.
- 2007 SpringerAmmari, Habib; Kang, Hyeonbae.
- 2010 SpringerRibatti, Domenico.
- 2000 WileyMcCreery, Richard L.Introduction and scope -- Magnitude of Raman scattering -- Collection and detection of Raman scattering -- Signal-to-noise in Raman spectroscopy -- Instrumentation overview and spectrometer performance -- Sampling modes in Raman spectroscopy -- Lasers for Roman spectroscopy -- Dispersive Raman spectrometers -- Nondispersive Raman spectrometers -- Calibration and validation -- Raman microscopy and imaging -- Fiber-optic Raman sampling -- Raman spectroscopy of surfaces.
- 2015 SpringerCummings, Louise.This book argues that in order to be truly effective, public health must embrace a group of reasoning strategies that have traditionally been characterized as informal fallacies. It will be demonstrated that these strategies can facilitate judgements about complex public health issues in contexts of uncertainty. The book explains how scientists and lay people routinely resort to the use of these strategies during consideration of public health problems. Although these strategies are not deductively valid, they are nevertheless rationally warranted procedures. Public health professionals must have a sound understanding of these cognitive strategies in order to engage the public and achieve their public health goals. The book draws upon public health issues as wide ranging as infectious diseases, food safety and the potential impact on human health of new technologies. It examines reasoning in the context of these issues within a large-scale, questionnaire-based survey of nearly 900 members of the public in the UK. In addition, several philosophical themes run throughout the book, including the nature of uncertainty, scientific knowledge and inquiry. The complexity of many public health problems demands an approach to reasoning that cannot be accommodated satisfactorily within a general thinking skills framework. This book shows that by developing an awareness of these reasoning strategies, scientists and members of the public can have a more productive engagement with public health problems.
- 2012 SpringerCastanho, Miguel A. R. B.; Güner-Akdoğan, Gül.
- 2008 SpringerHoyningen-Huene, Paul; Sankey, Howard; Soler, Lena.
- v. 1-4, pt. 1, v.5, pt. 2-3, 1954-1974.Needham, Joseph; Wang, Ling.
- 2002 CRCnetBASEKiely, Terrence F.
- Science and technology in medicine : an illustrated account based on ninety-nine landmark publications for five centuries2006 SpringerGedeon, Andras.Ninety-nine landmark publications -- Timeline and topics at a glance -- The Network of interrelationships.Also available: Print – 2006
- 2002 CRCnetBASEGhosh, Tushar K.
- 2009 ScienceDirectSnyder, Peter J.; Mayes, Linda C.; Spencer, Dennis D.Medicine, media, and the dramaturgy of biomedical research: historical perspectives / John H. Warner -- Delgado's brave bulls: the marketing of a seductive idea and a lesson for contemporary biomedical research / Peter J. Snyder -- Adrenal transplantation for Parkinson's disease / Dennis D. Spencer -- The use of SSRIs in the treatment of childhood depression: a scientific dialectic / Peter Fonagy -- Media coverage of stem cell research / David H. Smith, Aaron Klink, Julius Landwirth -- Medicine's obsession with disclosure of financial conflicts: fixing the wrong problem / Jerome P. Kassirer -- In support of industry-sponsored clinical research / Declan P. Doogan -- Prevailing truth: the interface between religion and science / Wesley Carr -- Science meets fundamentalist religion / Pat Shipman -- Uneasy alliance: the intersection of government science, politics and policymaking / Ruth J. Katz -- On the relationship between scientists and journalists: reflections by an ethicist / Robert J. Levine -- Don't shoot the messenger / Laura Spinney -- Future trends in medical research publishing / Harry W. McConnell, Ashley Pardy -- Conclusion: the ethics of scientific disclosure / Peter J. Snyder, Linda C. Mayes.
- 2002 CRCnetBASESimanek, Donald E.; Holden, John C.
- 2011 SpringerBlackwell, John; Martin, Jan.The book does not focus primarily on grammar, but includes sections on important facets, such as 'voices' and tenses. It also addresses problems associated with writing other texts (reports, reviews, emails, social/professional networking communications etc.). Composed (with inputs from numerous senior scientists) by authors who have written, revised or edited more than 4,000 papers, A Scientific Approach to Scientific Writing will be essential reading for non-native English-speaking students and researchers of all disciplines, and a valuable resource for those with English as a first language."--pub. desc.
- 2009 AAMCPresents a new framework for preparing students with the scientific know-how optimal for studying medicine and becoming physicians.
- 2011 CRCnetBASEMacRitchie, Finlay.1. Introduction -- 2. Scientific training and personal development -- 3. The scientific method -- 4. Attributes required by research scientists -- 5. The impact of managerialism -- 6. Leadership in science -- 7. Insights from notable scientists -- 8. Future challenges for scientific research.
- 2008 SpringerTroccoli, Alberto.
- 2006Park, Katharine.
- 2014 SpringerAiken, Brad.Like many fields of science, the future of medicine is frequently predicted by the science fiction writers of today, very much as many of today's medical advances were presaged by science fiction stories of the past. In this book, physician and science fiction author Brad Aiken conveys his own speculations about our medical future through nine highly entertaining and thought-provoking short stories. Touching upon a great variety of themes, including but not limited to telemedicine and remote surgery, vaccination strategies against unknown deathly pathogens, nanomedicine to cure diseases and retard ageing, bionics, cloning and euthanasia, we get a glimpse of what might be awaiting humanity. Yet, in these stories it is always the protagonists, humans after all, who remain at the center stage, not the new technologies. This provides the fictional material with a unique blend of science fiction and social fantasy. It also warns us to be wary of the pitfalls of too much reliance on dehumanizing technology and to make sure it remains our helper, not our master. Last but not least, an extensive scientific essay investigates the interplay between science fiction and both past and current advances in medical sciences and technology, making the link to the fictional material in the book as well as to the relevant scientific literature.
- 2008 CRCnetBASESanchez, Julio; Canton, Maria P.
- 2006 ScienceDirectPritchard, Peggy A.Career management / Peggy A. Pritchard -- Continuing professional development / Christine Faerber and Anngienetta Johnson -- Training and working abroad / Mary Osborn -- Climbing the ladder / Ilene J. Busch-Vishniac -- Mentoring / Christine S. Grant -- Networking / Patricia Rankin and Joyce McCarl Nielsen -- Mental toughness / Peggy A. Pritchard -- Personal style / M. Elizabeth Cannon and Kathleen Sendall -- Communicating science / Christine Szymanski -- Time stress / Peggy A. Pritchard -- Balancing professional and personal life / Sarah E. Randolph ... [et al.] -- Transitions / Margaret Ann-Armour and Dorothy Tovell.
- 2008 SpringerRosen, Joe.
- 2006 CRCnetBASEAyyub, Bilal M.; Klir, George J.
- 2008 SpringerBonk, Thomas.
- 2008 SpringerRahman, Shahid; Street, Tony; Tahiri, Hassan.
- 2006 SpringerFeingold, Mordechai; Navarro Brotons, Víctor."Mathematics for astronomy" at universities in Copernicus' time / Grazina Rosińska -- The University of Salamanca and the renaissance of astronomy during the second half of the 15th century / José Chabás -- Medical science and medical teachings at the University of Salamanca in the 15th century / Luis García Ballester -- The faculty of medicine of Valencia / José M. López Piñero -- The cultivation of astronomy in Spanish universities in the latter half of the 16th century / Victor Navarro-Brotons -- The Sphere of Jacques du Chevreul: astronomy at the University of Paris in the 1620s / Roger Ariew -- Lectures and practices: the variety of mathematical and mechanical teaching at the University of Uppsala in the 17th century / Maija Kallinen -- Mathematical research in Italian universities in the modern era / Maria Teresa Borgato -- Universities, academies, and sciences in the modern age / Luigi Pepe -- Natural philosophy and mathematics in Portuguese universities, 1550-1650 / Luís Miguel Carolino & Henrique Leitão -- Venetian policy toward the University of Padua and scientific progress during the 18th century / Piero del Negro -- Candide in Caledonia: the culture of science in the Scottish universities, 1690-1805 / Paul Wood -- The sciences at the University of Rome in the 18th century / Ugo Baldini -- Enlightenment and renovation in the Spanish university / José Luis Peset -- Spanish chemistry textbooks during late 18th century / Antonio García Belmar and José Ramón Bertomeu Sánchez -- Botany in University studies in the late 18th century : the case of Valencia University / Cristina Sendra-Mocholí -- Scientific education and the crisis of the university in 18th century Barcelona / Agustí Nieto-Galan & Antoni Roca-Rosell -- The theories of Copernicus and Newton in the Viceroyship of Nueva Granada and the Audiencia de Caracas during the 18th century / Luis Carlos Arboleda Aparicio & Diana Soto Arango.
- 2008 SpringerVirchow, Rudolf; Bignold, Leon P.; Coghlan, Brian L. D.
- Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine
- AAP Red Book Online
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- Surgical Exposures in Orthopaedics
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Largest, broadest eBook package; covers all sciences, as well as technology (including software), medicine, and humanities.
In addition to covering Wiley and Springer, MyiLibrary is also the only provider for Oxford and Cambridge University Press titles. No seat restrictions.A collection of biomedical books that can be searched directly by concept, and linked to terms in PubMed abstracts.
A web-based, decision support system for infectious diseases, epidemiology, microbiology and antimicrobial chemotherapy. The database, updated weekly, currently includes 337 diseases, 224 countries, 1,147 microbial taxa and 306 antibacterial (-fungal, -parasitic, -viral) agents and vaccines.
Over 10,000 notes outline the status of specific infections within each country.
Provides online, full-text access to Springer's journal titles as well as journals from other publishers.
Subjects include: life sciences, chemical sciences, environmental sciences, geosciences, computer science, mathematics, medicine, physics and astronomy, engineering and economics. Also includes eBooks.Collection of over 8 thousand fulltext titles in engineering, math, and basic and applied biomedical research. Coverage is from 1967 to the present.A library of ebooks on a wide array of topics, digitized and made available online in conjunction with the original publishers.