Eating meat no longer makes you more of a man. Remember when being a vegetarian or vegan was considered radical? It's now thought quite ordinary, according to a new book co-edited by QUT and University of Adelaide food researchers. They say food trends are now largely driven by media, celebrities and cooking shows.
A new book is the first to encompass the vast history of how living things procreate, from the banks of the ancient Nile to the fertility clinics of today.
This new edition of the highly successful RNA Worlds series, from CSHLPress, focuses on emerging tools for analysis of RNA biology and how these tools are driving our understanding of RNA structure and function. The contributors review new approaches for imaging RNA molecules in cells, techniques for analyzing the behavior of single RNA molecules in vitro and in vivo, transcriptome-wide analyses, and novel methods for determining the structure of RNA and RNP (ribonucleoprotein) complexes.
A booklet, in Swahili and English, could help teachers in Tanzania improve conditions for pupils with albinism in their schools. It has been written by Lancaster University academic Dr Charlotte Baker in collaboration with a team from the Albinism in Africa network founded by Dr Baker in 2014 with funding from the Wellcome Trust. The guide attempts to dispel many of the myths and perceptions surrounding albinism.
In a new book, EPFL researchers trace the history of La Buvette d'Evian -- a former lakeside refreshment area that is also an icon of modern architecture. With some light renovation work, La Buvette could reinvigorate the entire region. Graf and Marino's book is being published by Infolio. The official launch in France will take place in January.
In an opinion column in Le Monde dated 15 November, the Presidents of CIRAD and INRA called for a rethink of global land use to ensure healthy, diversified, quality food supplies for all. The call was prompted by the results of the 'Agrimonde-Terra' foresight study, which concluded with the publication of a book, Land Use and Food Security in 2050: a Narrow Road, available free online on the Editions Quae website.
A book on the agro-ecological transition within farming systems in the global South, written by some 130 scientists from CIRAD, the AFD and their partners, is due out on January 3, published by Editions Quae. The book's conclusions, which were recently presented exclusively to the press, are unequivocal: farming systems in the global South absolutely must adapt to climate, population, social and environmental change, and agro-ecology would ba a part of the solution, for all types of agriculture.
With broad applicability in the fields of aerospace and avionics, the set includes two volumes in the planned focus on Thermal Packaging Applications and a single volume on the use of Phase Change Materials (PCM), a most important Thermal Management Technique, not previously addressed in the first two sets of the Encyclopedia.
Frontiers in Clinical Drug Research -- Alzheimer Disorders will be of particular interest to readers interested in drug therapy of this specific neurodegenerative condition and related brain disorders as the series provides relevant reviews written by experts in the field of Alzheimer's disease research.
'Magnetic Resonance in Studying Natural and Synthetic Materials' is a useful reference for readers learning different NMR techniques and their applications in civil engineering and biochemistry.