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Somatic embryogenesis for micropropagation of coconut (Cocos nucifera L.)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,150. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Developmental Biology
Somatic embryogenesis is a fascinating natural phenomenon where the embryo is formed from a single vegetative (somatic) cell instead of gametic fusion. It can occur in vitro and be used for cloning. Coconut cloning (micropropagation) has been explored for 40+ years with little success. This book (PhD thesis) represents exciting research on the issue, achieving over three times higher efficiency.
Seven Month Pregnancy: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual physiology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Developmental Biology
A proposal to speed up human gestation from 9 months to 7 months through enhanced nutrition. The biblical background of the matter frames the argument. It offers a way to relieve human suffering and to improve the life of the world.
Confounded Kiwi Caprices
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Developmental Biology
Join us in finding reason in an incongruous mix of body parts symbolic of New Zealand. Kiwi are worth deconstructing because they defy reason as extrapolations from the birds of other islands, and they defy rhyme as substitutes for the mammals missing from their own islands. We reveal the fierce feathers of an archipelago – far yet near to Australasia – where things are less pacific than they seem