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'Switched On' - Harnessing the Power of Nutrigenomics to Optimise Your Health
By Christine Houghton
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This book explores the ground-breaking world of Nutrigenomics, a new health paradigm which identifies powerful food-derived compounds able to ‘switch on’ our cell-protective genes. Learn how to utilise the most powerful known nutrigenomic compounds to protect your cells and optimise their function. The result? Enhanced well-being, healthier ageing and less dependence on drugs and surgery!
Gut Feelings - the inside story
By Olga Sheean
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,530. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010 by Inside Out Media. Category: Nonfiction
A body odyssey with guts, attitude and a bellyful of laughs! Jake and Sally have a typically dysfunctional relationship. Inside Jake’s body, however, chaos reigns. Frustrated characters run his organs, grappling with indigestion, parasites, sexual mishaps, emotional baggage and more. You’ll laugh as you learn about your amazing body's miraculous mechanisms that you take so much for granted.
Neurobiolology & Social Work
By Jane Gilgun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Advances in the understandings of human brains have implications for social work practice. This discussion provides information about the interactive nature of human development. Human brains--and human beings--are co-constructed. Social workers need to be as sensitively attuned as parents if they are to provide effective services.
Sorcery of Genes
By Jeremy James
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,010. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011. Category: Fiction
Genetic manipulation combined with oestrogen overloading creates environmental disturbance. Animals are behaving strangely: the union of science and commerce ignores the obvious - blame someone, blame the animals, blame terrorists. In glorious exposition the animals themselves reveal their arcane intelligence to an astonished world.
Epigenetics explained
By Janine Schott
Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Our experiences affect our emotions, bodies and behaviour and trigger genetic switches, which then affect our children. The fascinating relatively new science, Epigenetics, explains how our genetic information is modified. (This book contains just the Epigenetics chapter from The Epigenetics of Diet.)
Remailer
By James D. Macdonald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Fiction
Pretty Enid is looking for lost Fremont. She hires a not-reporting to look for him. That starts a wild ride of mystery and death in a far future of mixed-gender and lost genetics. A science fiction short story from the award-winning and best-selling team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald.
Microbiology Practice Questions: Microbial Genetics
By Dr. Evelyn J Biluk
Series: Microbiology. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This is a collection of multiple choice questions on microbial genetics. Topics include genes, mutations, and acquiring new genetic information (lysogenic conversion, transformation, transduction, conjugation). These questions are suitable for students enrolled in Microbiology, Introduction to Microbiology or Basic Microbiology.
Paternity
By Hazel McHaffie
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 92,830. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
When Declan Robertson marries Judy he is completely unaware of the demons haunting her. But from the first night of their marriage cracks start to appear in their relationship. When a child is born the questions that follow unravel secrets and deceptions which rock their security to its foundations. What have they inherited? What are they passing on to future generations? Will their love survive?
Test Signals
By David Bartell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,000. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction
A deformed researcher is drawn into a DNA piracy scheme. Should he donate his genes to benefit mankind, or battle a corporate monster for ownership of them? “Test Signals” was the lead novella in Analog Science Fiction Science Fact, May 2008, the grandaddy of professional SF magazines.
Biology Practice Questions: DNA, Gene Expression, and Mutations
By Dr. Evelyn J Biluk
Series: Biology. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This is a collection of multiple choice, short answer, and true/false questions on DNA, gene expression, and mutations. Topics covered include the structure of DNA, gene expression, transcription, translation, and mutations (point, chromosomal aberrations). These questions are suitable for students enrolled in General Biology or Principles of Biology.