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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.
The Intersection of Biotechnology and Health Issues in IP Law: RIPL's Special Issue 2011
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,100. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology
This edition of John Marshall RIPL: the 2011 Special Issue, with seven cutting-edge articles from recognized lawyers and scholars of IP law and biotechnology and health sciences. Topics include encouraging biotech innovation by patent, risks & advantages of DIY scientists, plain packaging of tobacco, research funding of small projects, materiality doctrine for inequitable conduct; genetics; more.
The Lowdown on GMOs: According to Science
Price: Free! Words: 35,630. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Distrust of GMOs has increased in recent years from initiatives to label, ban, or warn the public. The Lowdown on GMOs features contributions by public scientists, authors, farmers, science writers and journalists answering the hard questions with elegance, ease, and evidence. This is a book for those who want to know what the evidence says and the implications of our actions regarding GMOs.
Human Destiny is to Eliminate Death: Essays, Rants, and Arguments about Immortalism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,430. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology
Volume 1 of an Immortality Digital Anthology Series released by Immortal Life (ImmortalLife.info) and published by the Center for Transhumanity. This anthology features essays and debates by and between over 30 leading thinkers and authorities in technological approaches to indefinite lifespans, anti-aging medicine and radical longevity. Editor: Hank Pellissier Publisher: Center for Transhumanity
Bio-Inspired Innovation and National Security - Biological Warfare, Biomolecular Engineering, DARPA, Abiotic Sensing, Biosensing and Bioelectronics, Bioenergy, Neurobiotics, Human Applications
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 177,510. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology
Despite the vital importance of the emerging area of biotechnology and its role in defense planning and policymaking, no definitive book has been written on the topic for the defense policymaker, the military student, and the private-sector bioscientist interested in the "emerging opportunities market" of national security.