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The Evolution of Aging: How New Theories Will Change Medicine
Price: Free! Words: 84,070. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Azinet Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Why do we age? This book describes the exciting development of theories that say that we age because we are purposely designed to have a limited lifespan; we are programmed to age and die. This theory strongly suggests that we can find pharmaceutical agents that generally delay aging and age-related diseases like cancer and heart disease. Print length 255 pages, 28 illustrations.
Een Groenlander in Afrika
You set the price! Words: 117,570. Language: Dutch. Published: April 24, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Ze dribbelen langs het strand op zes tenen: drie aan elke voet. Als je op het strand wandelt, lopen ze voor je uit, tot ze ineens terugsnorren. Drieteenstrandlopers zijn gezelligheidsdieren. ’s Winters hollen ze over de stranden van Schotland tot Zuid-Afrika. Maar waarom vliegen ze eigenlijk naar Afrika als ze ook in Nederland kunnen overwinteren? En waarom broeden ze helemaal bij de Noordpool?
Trypanosoma cruzi, the Causative Agent of Chagas' Disease: A Biological, Cultural, and Economic Review
Price: Free! Words: 20,680. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
This e-book describes detailed and often-overlooked aspects of the human parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. Each chapter features different aspects of the parasite, such as epidemiology, social stigma, lifecycle contributors, economic impact, pathology of Chagas’ disease and more. This book was originally written as an honors assignment and senior thesis, and now made available for public use.
New Truth to the Fountain of Youth: The Emerging Reality of Anti-Aging Medicine
Price: Free! Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Azinet Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Although many think that delaying the human aging process is impossible, it is now increasingly clear that delaying aging is not only possible but a near-term scientific reality. This book describes how theories of biological aging have evolved to support anti-aging medicine and summarizes the increasing experimental evidence confirming that slowing the aging process is medically feasible.
The Science of Ant Communication: A Discussion of How Ants Talk to Each Other
Price: Free! Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Unlike ants themselves, ant communication is no small matter. These tiny creatures have a very sophisticated communication system, and communication drives every facet of their society much like it drives every part of our society. This book presents a fascinating view of the science of ant communication. Bonus: Both general interest and technical versions are included as two-books-in-one.
College Biology Exams, 2007-2010
Price: Free! Words: 58,270. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
A superb study guide! This book contains all the exams given during a four-year period at a major university. Questions are sorted into general areas (genetics, evolution, metabolism, etc.) Although answers are not provided, they should be easy to obtain using any standard text.
Aspartame
Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
(1.00 from 1 review)
A short book on Aspartame