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  1. Nanotechnology and Human Health

    Edited by Ineke Malsch, Claude Emond

    Addressing medium- and long-term expectations for human health, this book reviews current scientific and technical developments in nanotechnology for biomedical, agrofood, and environmental applications. This collection of perspectives on the ethical, legal, and societal implications of...

    Published August 13th 2013 by CRC Press

  2. Negotiating Bioethics

    The Governance of UNESCO’s Bioethics Programme

    By Adèle Langlois

    Series: Genetics and Society

    The sequencing of the entire human genome has opened up unprecedented possibilities for healthcare, but also ethical and social dilemmas about how these can be achieved, particularly in developing countries. UNESCO’s Bioethics Programme was established to address such issues in 1993. Since then, it...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Biotechnology in Agriculture and Food Processing

    Opportunities and Challenges

    By Parmjit S. Panesar, Satwinder S. Marwaha

    An instructive and comprehensive overview of the use of biotechnology in agriculture and food production, Biotechnology in Agriculture and Food Processing: Opportunities and Challenges discusses how biotechnology can improve the quality and productivity of agriculture and food products. It includes...

    Published July 23rd 2013 by CRC Press

  4. Biology of Oral Cancer

    Key Apoptotic Regulators

    By Prakash S. Bisen, Zakir Khan, Saurabh Bundela

    Despite a decline in developed countries, cancer has consistently maintained its status as one of the top killers since time immemorial. Exploring cancer management and treatment at the molecular level, Biology of Oral Cancer: Key Apoptotic Regulators presents a key molecular event—apoptosis—in...

    Published July 15th 2013 by CRC Press

  5. The Gene, the Clinic, and the Family

    Diagnosing Dysmorphology, Reviving Medical Dominance

    By Joanna Latimer

    Series: Genetics and Society

    While some theorists argue that medicine is caught in a relentless process of ‘geneticization’ and others offer a thesis of biomedicalization, there is still little research that explores how these effects are accomplished in practice. Joanna Latimer, whose groundbreaking ethnography on acute...

    Published June 27th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Applications of Microbial Engineering

    Edited by Vijai Kumar Gupta, Monika Schmoll, Minna Maki, Maria Tuohy, Marcio Antonio Mazutti

    The microbial engineering technologies have been identified as an essential and important subject area of engineering and applied biological sciences. A microbial engineer works on the biological, chemical and engineering aspects of biotechnology, manipulating microbes and developing new uses for...

    Published June 26th 2013 by CRC Press

  7. Regenerative Engineering

    Edited by Cato T. Laurencin, Yusuf Khan

    Distinct from tissue engineering, which focuses primarily on the repair of tissues, regenerative engineering focuses on the regeneration of tissues: creating living, functional tissue that has the ability to replace organs that are dysfunctional. The challenge of working in an area like...

    Published June 20th 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Handbook of Biofunctional Surfaces

    Edited by Wolfgang Knoll

    The design and synthesis of molecularly or supramolecularly defined interfacial architectures have seen in recent years a remarkable growth of interest and scientific research activities for various reasons. On the one hand, it is generally believed that the construction of an interactive interface...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Pan Stanford

  9. Biotechnological Applications of Microalgae

    Biodiesel and Value-Added Products

    Edited by Faizal Bux

    Microalgae are an invaluable biomass source with potential uses that could lead to environmental and economic benefits for society. Biotechnological Applications of Microalgae: Biodiesel and Value Added Products presents the latest developments and recent research trends with a focus on potential...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by CRC Press

  10. Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture

    Putting research into use in low income countries

    By Norman Clark, Andy Frost, Ian Maudlin, Andrew Ward

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Stemming from an 11-year DFID funded programme under its Renewable Natural Resources Research Strategy (RNRRS), Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture: Putting Research into Low Income Countries reviews part of this programme as a case study of a broader issue of technology development...

    Published April 18th 2013 by Routledge