Biology and Feminism: A Philosophical Introduction by Lynn Hankinson Nelson

By Lynn Hankinson Nelson

This ebook offers a different creation to the examine of relationships among gender and biology, a middle a part of the feminist technological know-how study culture which emerged approximately part a century in the past. Lynn Hankinson Nelson offers an available and balanced dialogue of analysis questions, historical past assumptions, tools, and hypotheses approximately biology and gender with which feminist scientists and technological know-how students seriously and constructively have interaction. Writing from the viewpoint of up to date philosophy of technology, she examines the proof for and moral implications of organic hypotheses approximately gender, and discusses correct philosophical concerns together with understandings of clinical objectivity, the character of clinical reasoning, and relationships among organic learn and the clinical and social contexts within which it truly is pursued. transparent and entire, this quantity addresses the engagements of feminist scientists and technological know-how students with a number of disciplines, together with developmental and evolutionary biology, drugs, neurobiology, and primatology.

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Handbook of Intelligence: Evolutionary Theory, Historical by Sam Goldstein,Dana Princiotta,Jack A. Naglieri

By Sam Goldstein,Dana Princiotta,Jack A. Naglieri

Numerous features, cognitive abilities, and behaviors are linked to intelligence, but a long time of study has yielded little consensus on its definition. rising from frequently conflicting experiences is the provocative concept that intelligence developed as an version people had to stay alongside of – and live to tell the tale in – hard new environments.
The Handbook of Intelligence addresses a extensive diversity of matters on the subject of our cognitive and linguistic previous. it's the first full-length quantity to put intelligence in an evolutionary/cultural framework, tracing the improvement of the human brain, exploring alterations among people and different primates, and addressing human considering and reasoning approximately its personal intelligence and its makes use of. The works of pioneering thinkers – from Plato to Darwin, Binet to Piaget, Luria to Weachsler – are referenced to demonstrate significant occasions within the evolution of theories of intelligence, resulting in the present period of a number of intelligences and specific teaching programs. moreover, it examines evolutionary suggestions in components as varied as creativity, tradition, neurocognition, emotional intelligence, and assessment.

Featured issues include:

  • The evolution of the human mind from topic to mind
  • Social festival and the evolution of fluid intelligence
  • Multiple intelligences within the new age of thinking
  • Intelligence as a malleable construct
  • From conventional IQ to second-generation intelligence tests
  • The evolution of intelligence, together with implications for academic programming and policy. 
The Handbook of Intelligence is an important source for researchers, graduate scholars, clinicians, and pros in developmental psychology; review, checking out and overview; language philosophy; character and social psychology; sociology; and developmental biology.

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Smad Signal Transduction: Smads in Proliferation, by Peter Dijke,Carl-Henrik Heldin

By Peter Dijke,Carl-Henrik Heldin

For the 1st time world-leading specialists within the region of mobile signaling have joined to the creation of a publication on Smad sign transduction. Smads are the significant intracellular effectors of TGF-b kin that keep an eye on quite a few mobile responses with serious roles in improvement and in tissue homeostasis. In a sequence of twenty-two state-of-the-art chapters ahead taking a look reports of Smads are only if conceal their discovery, evolution, function in improvement, mechanism of motion and law, and the way deregulation in Smad signalling contributes to human illnesses. Written for an viewers with uncomplicated figuring out of molecular and phone biology, this quantity offers an in-depth evaluate of a speedily constructing box and broad cross-references among chapters are supplied. This booklet may be of specific curiosity to uncomplicated and utilized biomedical researchers (students, post-docs or workforce leaders) with wish to comprehend the rules of cell-cell verbal exchange and mechanisms wherein signaling pathways and gene courses regulate telephone proliferation and differentiation, and the way this information might turn out to be utilized within the clinic.

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Current Topics in Developmental Biology by Gerald P. Schatten

By Gerald P. Schatten

Current themes in Developmental Biology offers a complete survey of the most important subject matters within the box of developmental biology. The volumes are worthy to researchers in animal and plant improvement, in addition to to scholars and execs who wish an advent to mobile and molecular mechanisms of improvement. The sequence has lately handed its 30-year mark, making it the longest-running discussion board for modern concerns in developmental biology.

This quantity comprises six vital contributions from top minds in developmental biology.

* provides significant modern matters and miraculous discoveries on the vanguard of recent developmental biology, stem cells, cloning, and regenerative medication
* sequence Editor Gerald Schatten is without doubt one of the major minds in reproductive and developmental technology
* The longest-running discussion board for present matters in developmental biology with over 30 years of coverage

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Medicine and Evolution: Current Applications, Future by Sarah Elton,Paul O'Higgins

By Sarah Elton,Paul O'Higgins

Can an evolutionary point of view be built-in in daily perform and is it of price in scientific schooling and coaching? if that is so, while and the way? Highlighting fascinating parts of analysis into the evolutionary foundation of overall healthiness and sickness, Medicine and Evolution: Current functions and destiny Prospects solutions those questions and extra. It attracts on paintings from anthropologists, existence scientists, and clinicians to supply a multidisciplinary viewpoint. individuals emphasize functional functions and tackle how their paintings may well tell medical perform and clinical schooling. they think about while evolutionary viewpoints may well and can no longer be worthwhile and behavior severe debates on arguable parts akin to race-based prescribed drugs.

Presenting new information and weighing suitable facts, the e-book introduces novel viewpoints on foodstuff, diabetes, fertility, pediatrics, immune reaction, and psychiatry. The publication brings anthropologically subtle, evidence-based discussions to universal ideals corresponding to the function diminished parasite load performs in expanding vulnerability to sure illnesses, adaptations in human environments and human adaptability, day-by-day protein specifications, purposes for early being pregnant loss, and optimum mother-infant snoozing preparations, in addition to clean principles approximately syndromes as varied as delusions and polycystic ovary syndrome.

A severe evaluation of evolutionary drugs and its capability to release the mysteries in the back of a few of today’s so much baffling continual illnesses, this booklet presents physicians with a extra actual view of the physique and a greater skill to evaluate well-being and disease.

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Vitamins and Hormones: Advances in Research and by Gerald Litwack

By Gerald Litwack

less than the able and certified editorial management of Dr. Gerald Litwack, Vitamins and Hormones keeps to post state-of-the-art experiences of curiosity to endocrinologists, biochemists, nutritionists, pharmacologists, cellphone biologists, and molecular biologists. First released in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial released by means of educational Press. within the early days of the Serial, the themes of supplementations and hormones have been particularly certain. Now, new discoveries have proved that numerous of the supplementations functionality as hormones and lots of of the components inferred through the identify of the Serial functionality in sign transduction techniques. hence, the Editor-in-Chief has elevated the scope of the Serial to mirror this more moderen realizing of functionality- constitution relationships in mobile communique. The Editorial Board now displays services within the box of hormone motion, diet motion, X-ray crystal constitution, body structure, and enzyme mechanisms. Volume 55 of Vitamins and Hormones covers steroid hormone motion, and contains extra contributions on calcium and on peptide hormones.

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Pediatric Orthopedic Deformities: Basic Science, Diagnosis by Frederic Shapiro

By Frederic Shapiro

particular operative and nonoperative recommendations and their effects are under pressure. The publication is widely illustrated with drawings, such a lot of that have been made for this publication, microscopy images, and serial radiographs. The reader learns of pediatric orthopedic deformity with regards to basic and irregular developmental biology, the worsening of untreated affliction with progress, and the diagnostic and remedy interventions required in line with the level of progression.

* remedies are correlated with the pathologic kingdom of the disorder
* Discusses problems from earliest onset to the ultimate kingdom displaying how the altered biology results in steadily larger medical deformity
* preliminary bankruptcy makes a speciality of improvement bone biology stressing a vast established technique concerning histologic, gene and molecular, and biomechanical features
* next chapters talk about the pathogenesis of a number of the deformities, common historical past, radiographic and imaging findings and orthopaedic and surgical management

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Human Developmental Toxicants: Aspects of Toxicology and by James L. Schardein,Orest T. Macina

By James L. Schardein,Orest T. Macina

providing the 1st database of its variety, this precise reference illustrates the relationships among the chemistry and developmental toxicity of a few very important prescribed drugs and commercial toxicants. Human Developmental Toxicants includes updated and concise info at the chemical buildings, houses, and organic actions for fifty identified brokers that adversely have an effect on prenatal and postnatal human improvement when it comes to progress, viability, constitution, and serve as.

This booklet offers information linking chemical and structural houses of particular toxicants as they relate to poisonous results, dosage, timing, and course of publicity. concentrating on one compound in line with bankruptcy, the ebook additionally comprises linked organic facts from animals for every agent coated. An accompanying CD summarizes the entire info mentioned within the textual content inside an digital database. furthermore, the CD comprises three-d constitution representations and forty nine calculated physicochemical and topological parameters of the chosen molecules. this knowledge turns out to be useful for development constitution task courting (SAR) versions linking the chemical homes with saw human developmental toxicity.

As scientists proceed to discover how chemical substances adjust human improvement, Human Developmental Toxicants includes the required details to extra determine which chemical homes are chargeable for hostile results. This reference presents toxicologists, teratologists, chemists and different scientists with the newest facts and knowledge had to practice possibility checks, expect chemical substances which may produce developmental toxicity, and control damaging exposure.

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Mechanisms of Morphogenesis by Jamie Davies

By Jamie Davies

Morphogenesis is the set of tactics that generate form and shape within the embryo- an immense quarter inside developmental biology. an exhilarating and as much as the minute account of the very most up-to-date examine into the criteria that create organic shape, Mechanisms of Morphogenesis is a textual content reference at the mechanisms of mobilephone and tissue morphogenesis in a various array of organisms together with prokaryotes, animals, crops and fungi.

By combining not easy facts with laptop modelling, this e-book will equip readers with a wider figuring out of the scope of contemporary study than is another way on hand. The booklet makes a speciality of the ways that the genetic programme is translated to generate cellphone form, to direct phone migration, and to provide the form, shape and premiums of progress of many of the tissues. each one subject is illustrated with experimental information from genuine platforms, with specific connection with gaps in present wisdom and tips to destiny research.

* comprises over two hundred four-color figures
* deals an built-in view of theoretical developmental biology and laptop modelling with laboratory-based discoveries
* Covers experimental recommendations as a consultant to the reader
* geared up round rules and mechanisms, utilizing them to combine discoveries from a number organisms and systems

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Gametogenesis: 102 (Current Topics in Developmental Biology) by Paul M Wassarman

By Paul M Wassarman

This new quantity of Current issues in Developmental Biology covers the realm of gametogenesis, with contributions from a world board of authors. The chapters supply a accomplished set of experiences masking such subject matters as germline stem cells, signaling modalities in the course of oogenesis in mammals, and genomic imprinting as a parental impact verified in mammalian germ cells.

  • Covers the world of gametogenesis
  • International board of authors
  • Provides a complete set of reports protecting such issues as germline stem cells, signaling modalities in the course of oogenesis in mammals, and genomic imprinting as a parental impact verified in mammalian germ cells

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