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  • 惡血:矽谷獨角獸的醫療騙局!深藏血液裡的祕密、謊言與金錢

    Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

    by 約翰.凱瑞魯 John Carreyrou and 1 more

    ────新創神話!?揭露3000億獨創醫療科技的超完美騙局────  她被譽為女版賈伯斯、《富比世》全球最年輕的創業女富豪,    如何用「一滴血」顛覆血液檢測、翻轉醫療產業?  一項即將改變你我健康的醫療檢測新科技,  而它的技術來自──謊言!  ★ 即將改編成電影,由奧斯卡影后珍妮佛.勞倫斯(Jennifer Lawrence)主演  ★ 榮登《紐約時報》、《出版人週刊》暢銷榜  ★ 美國Amazon當月最佳書籍,超過800名讀者高度評價5顆星  ★ 已售出多國版權,讀者熱烈期待(德、荷、意、日、英、韓等多國)  伊莉莎白.霍姆斯(Elizabeth Holmes),因為一場暑期實習(檢驗SARS病人檢體),  開啟了她對於疾病檢測新科技的想望,企圖打造「改變世界」的生技新創。  因此,19歲時她決定從史丹佛大學輟學,用一份26頁的文件開始了日後高達九十億美元的「創新」:  ... Read more

    $14.53 AUD

  • The Precipice

    ‘A book that seems made for the present moment’ New Yorker

    by Toby Ord

    'The Precipice is a powerful book . . . Ord's love for humanity and hope for its future is infectious' Spectator'Ord's analysis of the science is exemplary . . . Thrillingly written' Sunday TimesWe live during the most important era of human history. In the twentieth century, we developed the means to destroy ourselves – without developing the moral framework to e... ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Can Biotechnology Abolish Suffering?

    by David Pearce

    Can Biotechnology Abolish Suffering? is a collection of essays by utilitarian philosopher David Pearce. The essays deal with a variety of subjects, including the abolition of suffering through biotechnology, negative utilitarianism, our obligations toward non-human animals, the nature of consciousness, and the future of intelligent life. ... Read more

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  • Biological Warfare

    Learn What's at Risk, Protective Measures & Treatment of Casualties (Bacterial Agents; Anthrax, Brucellosis, Plague, Q Fever, Viral Agents; Smallpox, Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis, Toxins…)

    by U.S. Department of Defense

    The purpose of this book is to provide concise supplemental reading material to assist both, health-care providers and civilians in the management of biological casualties. The main goal is to make this a reference for all those who need basic summary and treatment information quickly. Table of Contents: History of Biological Warfare and Current Threat Distinguishing Between Natural and ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • The Creative Destruction of Medicine

    How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care

    by Eric Topol and 1 more

    How genomics, big data, and digital technology are revolutionizing every aspect of medicine, from physical exams to drug prescriptions to organ transplantsMobile technology has transformed our lives, and personal genomics is revolutionizing biology. But despite the availability of technologies that can provide wireless, personalized health care at lower cost, the medical community has resisted ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Stem Cell Oncology

    Proceedings of the International Stem Cell and Oncology Conference (ISCOC, 2017), December 1-2, 2017, Medan, Indonesia

    by Adeya Cut Adella

    Stem cell research is one of the fascinating areas of contemporary biology, but, as with many expanding fields of scientific inquiry, research on stem cells raises scientific questions as rapidly as it generates discoveries. Research on stem cell treatment continues to advance knowledge about how an organism develops from a single cell and how healthy cells replace damaged cells in adult organisms ... Read more

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  • Regenesis

    How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves

    by George M Church and 1 more

    A Harvard biologist and master inventor explores how new biotechnologies will enable us to bring species back from the dead, unlock vast supplies of renewable energy, and extend human life.In Regenesis, George Church and science writer Ed Regis explore the possibilities of the emerging field of synthetic biology. Synthetic biology, in which living organisms are selectively altered by modifying ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Modern Prometheus

    Editing the Human Genome with Crispr-Cas9

    by James Kozubek

    Would you change your genes if you could? As we confront the 'industrial revolution of the genome', the recent discoveries of Crispr-Cas9 technologies are offering, for the first time, cheap and effective methods for editing the human genome. This opens up startling new opportunities as well as significant ethical uncertainty. Tracing events across a fifty-year period, from the first gene splicing ... Read more

    $30.90 AUD

  • Translational Regenerative Medicine

    by Anthony Atala and 1 more

    Translational Regenerative Medicine is a reference book that outlines the life cycle for effective implementation of discoveries in the dynamic field of regenerative medicine. By addressing science, technology, development, regulatory, manufacturing, intellectual property, investment, financial, and clinical aspects of the field, this work takes a holistic look at the translation of science and ... Read more

    $186.33 AUD

  • Diet and Fighting Bladder Cancer

    by Maurice P. Zeegers and 4 more

    This book is partly based on research funded by Wereld Kanker Onderzoek Fonds based in the Netherlands and administered by the World Cancer Research Fund International grant program.Every year half a million of people worldwide are diagnosed with bladder cancer. With the recent zeitgeist of the self-empowered, intelligent patient who wishes to be well-informed, many cancer patients do not solely ... Read more

    $138.59 AUD

  • Nanomaterials for the Removal of Pollutants and Resource Reutilization

    by Xubiao Luo and 3 more

    series Micro and Nano Technologies
    Nanomaterials for the Removal of Pollutants and Resource Reutilization presents the fundamental principles necessary for the application of nanomaterials in environmental pollution control and resource reutilization, also describing specific novel applications of environmentally functional nanomaterials. In addition to outlining the applications of nanomaterials for pollution control, the book ... Read more

    $277.19 AUD

  • Globalism and Gendering Cancer

    Tracking the Trope of Oncogenic Women from the US to Kenya

    by Miriam O'Kane Mara

    series Routledge Focus on Communication Studies
    This book connects a rhetorical examination of medical and public health policy documents with a humanistic investigation of cultural texts to uncover the link between gendered representations of health and cancer.The author argues that in western biomedical contexts cancer is considered a women’s disease and their bodies are treated as inherently oncogenic or cancer-producing, which leads to ... Read more

    $30.35 AUD

  • Stem Cells

    Scientific Facts and Fiction

    by Christine L. Mummery and 3 more

    Stem Cells: Scientific Facts and Fiction, Third Edition, provides a state-of-the-art overview on the field of stem cells and their current applications. The book incorporates the history and firsthand commentaries in the field from clinical and research leaders, covering interesting topics of note, including the first clinical trials to treat Parkinson disease, macular degeneration, and corneal ... Read more

    $159.38 AUD

  • 3D Bioprinting: Printing Parts for Bodies

    by ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science

    In January 2012, a little boy's life was saved by a 3D printer.Kaiba Gionfriddo was born with a rare defect. When he was just six weeks old, his left bonchial tube collapsed. He stopped breathing. His parents rushed him to the hospital, where he was resuscitated. But over the next weeks, the attacks continued to recur. Kaiba’s parents were told that, without help, he could die.Kaiba’s doctors then ... Read more

    $6.24 AUD

  • Nucleic Acids as Gene Anticancer Drug Delivery Therapy

    by Loutfy H. Madkour

    Nucleic Acids as Gene Anticancer Drug Delivery Therapy highlights the most recent developments in cancer treatment using nucleic acids, nanoparticles and polymer nanoparticles for genomic nanocarriers as drug delivery, including promising opportunities for targeted and combination therapy. The development of a wide spectrum of nanoscale technologies is beginning to change the scientific landscape ... Read more

    $277.19 AUD

  • Computational Immunology

    Basics

    by Shyamasree Ghosh

    The immune system is highly complex system with large number of macromolecules, signaling pathways, protein-protein interactions, and gene expressions. Studies from genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics are generating huge high throughput data that needs to be analyzed for understanding the Immune system in Health and Disease. Computational approaches arehelping in understanding the study of ... Read more

    $80.40 AUD

  • Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Biology of 1-3 Beta Glucans and Related Polysaccharides

    by Antony Bacic and 2 more

    Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Biology of 1-3 Beta Glucans and Related Polysaccharides presents a comprehensive, systematic and authoritative survey of information about a family of chemically related, but functionally diverse, naturally occurring polysaccharides--the (1-3)-glucans. International contributors describe the chemical and physicochemical properties of these glucans and their derivatives ... Read more

    $127.70 AUD

  • New Techniques for Studying Biomembranes

    by Qiu-Xing Jiang

    series Methods in Signal Transduction Series
    New Techniques for Studying Biomembranes describes some of the latest methods used to investigate the dynamic distribution of specific lipids in membranes and their effects on other membrane components. The contributors present important discoveries with respect to lipid analysis and lipid interactions with membrane proteins. Various methods, which have been used to study lipid bilayer structure ... Read more

    $80.40 AUD

  • Handbook of Natural Fibres

    Volume 1: Types, Properties and Factors Affecting Breeding and Cultivation

    by Ryszard M. Kozlowski and 1 more

    series The Textile Institute Book Series
    The Handbook of Natural Fibres, Second Edition, Volume One: Types, Properties and Factors Affecting Breeding and Cultivation covers every aspect of natural fibers, their breeding, cultivation, processing and applications. This volume features fundamental discussions of each fiber, covering different stages of breeding and cultivation. Natural fibrous resources, both lignocellulosic and protein ... Read more

    $402.26 AUD

  • Bioinspired Design of Materials Surfaces

    by Yongmei Zheng

    series Materials Today
    Bioinspired Design of Materials Surfaces reviews novel methods and technologies used to design surfaces and materials for smart material and device applications. The author discusses how materials wettability can be impacted by the fabrication of micro- and nanostructures, anisotropic structures, gradient structures, and heterogeneous patterned structures on the surfaces of materials. The design ... Read more

    $312.28 AUD

  • Single-Cell Omics

    Volume 1: Technological Advances and Applications

    by Debmalya Barh and 2 more

    Single-Cell Omics: Volume 1: Technological Advances and Applications provides the latest technological developments and applications of single-cell technologies in the field of biomedicine. In the current era of precision medicine, the single-cell omics technology is highly promising due to its potential in diagnosis, prognosis and therapeutics. Sections in the book cover single-cell omics ... Read more

    $277.19 AUD

  • Injectable Biomaterials

    Science and Applications

    by Brent Vernon

    series Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials
    Novel injectable materials for non-invasive surgical procedures are becoming increasingly popular. An advantage of these materials include easy deliverability into the body, however the suitability of their mechanical properties must also be carefully considered. Injectable biomaterials covers the materials, properties and biomedical applications of injectable materials, as well as novel ... Read more

    $261.02 AUD

  • Handbook of Nanoindentation

    With Biological Applications

    by Michelle L. Oyen

    Nanoindentation is ideal for the characterization of inhomogeneous biological materials. However, the use of nanoindentation techniques in biological systems is associated with some distinctively different techniques and challenges. The book presents the basic science of nanoindentation, including the background of contact mechanics underlying indentation technique and the instrumentation used to ... Read more

    $75.01 AUD

  • Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

    Technical Basis and Clinical Applications

    by Lei Xing and 2 more

    Artificial Intelligence Medicine: Technical Basis and Clinical Applications presents a comprehensive overview of the field, ranging from its history and technical foundations, to specific clinical applications and finally to prospects. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expanding across all domains at a breakneck speed. Medicine, with the availability of large multidimensional datasets, lends itself ... Read more

    $317.78 AUD