Conceptual issues in evolutionary biology
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Conceptual issues in evolutionary biology

These essays by leading scientists and philosophers address conceptual issues that arise in the theory and practice of evolutionary biology. The third edition of this widely used anthology has been substantially revised and updated. Four new sections have been added: on women in the evolutionary process, evolutionary psychology, laws in evolutionary theory, and race as social construction or biological reality. Other sections treat f...

Für eine aufmerksamere und nachdenklichere Welt": Beiträge zu Marie Luise Kaschnitz
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Für eine aufmerksamere und nachdenklichere Welt": Beiträge zu Marie Luise Kaschnitz

Gegen die Stereotypisierungen als »moderne Klassikerin« und »große alte Dame der deutschen Literatur« eröffnet der gewachsene historische Abstand die Chance zu einer neuen, zugleich kritischen und interessierten Auseinandersetzung mit dem vielfältigen Werk einer der wichtigsten Autorinnen der westdeutschen Nachkriegsjahrzehnte, die darüber hinaus in ihrem Leben und Werk grundlegende Entwicklungslinien des 20. Jahrhunderts repräsentie...

Living Well with Back Pain: What Your Doctor Doesn't Tell You. . .That You Need To Know (Living Well (Collins))
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Living Well with Back Pain

So glad I ordered this book, a thorough description of different back conditions including vertebrae, supporting muscles and ligaments with visuals. Discussion of several different interventions for pain relief, including those to avoid for certain conditions. Practical approaches to choose and work with various health care professionals, the pros and cons of surgical interventions and when surgery is actually the right choice. It gi...

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

First used in military applications, unmanned aerial vehicles are becoming an integral aspect of modern society and are expanding into the commercial, scientific, recreational, agricultural, and surveillance sectors. With the increasing use of these drones by government officials, business professionals, and civilians, more research is needed to understand their complexity both in design and function. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Breakt...

Local Governance - mehr Transparenz und Bürgernähe?
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Local Governance - mehr Transparenz und Bürgernähe?

Dem Sammelband gelingt es sehr anschaulich, die verschiedenen Diskussionsstränge der Debatte um Local Governance zusammenzuführen. Dabei werden Potentiale, aber insbesondere auch Grenzen der Einbeziehung bürgerschaftlichen Engagements sichtbar gemacht. Er ist deshalb nicht nur einem akademisch geschulten Publikum zu empfehlen, sondern gerade auch Ghostwritern von Politikerreden, die bürgerschaftliches Engagement als politisches Rezep...

The Underlying Foundation of Science Used in the Regulation of Industrial Chemicals
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The Underlying Foundation of Science Used in the Regulation of Industrial Chemicals

Chemical identity issues are of central importance to the successful implementation of Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), both for the regulated community and for the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) responsible for REACH's implementation. A variety of nomenclature systems exists, some with similar naming convention but also with critically important differences. This book reviews the relevan...

The Gospel of God's Love: Old Testament Sermons
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The Gospel of God's Love: Old Testament Sermons

The idea of a God of unconditional love is critical to understanding how to live in global community. Through the prophets' stories, The Gospel of God's Love describes a profound sense of connection between God and the human soul and the nature of the Divine as one that fosters peace and forbearance above all else. Highly recommended reading for anyone interested in knowing how to live in peace rather than fear.

Lithium-ion Batteries: Materials, Applications and Technology
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Lithium-ion Batteries: Materials, Applications and Technology

This compilation begins by discussing Sn, Sb and Ge-based anodes. Various approaches for alleviating volume changes corresponding to each kind of anode are presented in regards to the last 20 years. Sn, Sb and Ge-based alloy-type anodes have attracted considerable research interest as promising candidates for next-generation LIBs due to their high theoretical capacities, suitable operating voltages and natural abundances. The authors...

Coffee : Production, Quality and Chemistry
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Coffee : Production, Quality and Chemistry

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world but how does the production influence chemistry and quality? This book covers coffee production, quality and chemistry from the plant to the cup. Written by an international collection of contributors in the field who concentrate on coffee research, it is edited expertly to ensure quality of content, consistency and organization across the chapters. Aimed at advanced undergraduate...

Sophie Dudemaine, "Les buffets de Sophie"
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Les buffets de Sophie

Pour les anniversaires, brunchs dominicaux, réveillons et autres pendaisons de crémaillère, on aime réaliser des buffets. Parce qu'on peut tout préparer à l'avance et être ainsi disponible pour profiter de ses invités à plein temps. Sophie, qui adore recevoir, nous livre ici les recettes qui ont fait le succès de ses buffets et qui nous permettront à notre tour d'en réaliser de magnifiques. Elle allie les grands classiques que sont l...