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  • The Disappearing Spoon...and other true tales from the Periodic Table

    by Sam Kean

    Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? Why did the Japanese kill Godzilla with missiles made of cadmium (Cd, 48)? How did radium (Ra, 88) nearly ruin Marie Curie's reputation? And why did tellurium (Te, 52) lead to the most bizarre gold rush in history?The periodic table is one of our crowning scientific achievements, but it's also a treasure trove of passion, adventure, betrayal and obsession. The ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • World in the Balance: The Historic Quest for an Absolute System of Measurement

    by Robert P. Crease

    The epic story of the invention of a global network of weights, scales, and instruments for measurement.Millions of transactions each day depend on a reliable network of weights and measures. This network has been called a greater invention than the steam engine, comparable only to the development of the printing press.Robert P. Crease traces the evolution of this international system from the use ... Read more

    $29.03 AUD

  • The New ABCs of Research

    Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations

    by Ben Shneiderman

    The problems we face in the 21st century require innovative thinking from all of us. Be it students, academics, business researchers of government policy makers. Hopes for improving our healthcare, food supply, community safety and environmental sustainability depend on the pervasive application of research solutions. The research heroes who take on the immense problems of our time face bigger ... Read more

    $27.71 AUD

  • Data Integrity and Data Governance

    Practical Implementation in Regulated Laboratories

    by R D McDowall

    Data integrity is the hottest topic in the pharmaceutical industry. Global regulatory agencies have issued guidance, after guidance after guidance in the past few years, most of which does not offer practical advice on how to implement policies, procedures and processes to ensure integrity. These guidances state what but not how. Additionally, key stages of analysis that impact data integrity are ... Read more

    $241.99 AUD

  • Lasers and Their Application to the Observation of Bose-Einstein Condensates

    by Richard A Dunlap

    series IOP Concise Physics
    The first part of this book overviews the physics of lasers and describes some of the more common types of lasers and their applications.Applications of lasers include CD/DVD players, laser printers and fiber optic communication devices. Part II of this book describes the phenomenon of Bose-Einstein condensation. The experimental techniques used to create a Bose-Einstein condensate provide an ... Read more

    $49.71 AUD

  • Photodetectors

    Materials, Devices and Applications

    by Elsevier Science

    series Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials
    Photodetectors: Materials, Devices and Applications discusses the devices that convert light to electrical signals, key components in communication, computation, and imaging systems.In recent years, there has been significant improvement in photodetector performance, and this important book reviews some of the key advances in the field.Part one covers materials, detector types, and devices, and ... Read more

    $281.70 AUD

  • The Ultimate Hypnosis For Beginners 2 Books in 1: Hypnosis for Deep Sleep & Rapid Weight Loss Hypnosis the best hypnosis guides for beginners;


    2 Books in 1:Hypnosis for Deep Sleep & Rapid Weight Loss Hypnosisyou've always wondered why you don't get what you want?Have you decided to give your life a new direction?with this audio you will learn to master your mind to quickly achieve the goals you want to achieveyou'll understand how your mind governs your actions.You will find simple practical exercises and hypnosis sessions, which ar... ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Quantum Metrology with Photoelectrons

    Volume II: Applications and Advances

    by Paul Hockett

    series IOP Concise Physics
    Since the turn of the century, the increasing availability of photoelectron imaging experiments, along with the increasing sophistication of experimental techniques, and the availability of computational resources for analysis and numerics, has allowed for significant developments in such photoelectron metrology. Quantum Metrology with Photoelectrons, Volume 2: Applications and Advances discusses ... Read more

    $228.02 AUD

  • Resonant Tunneling Diode Photonics

    Devices and Applications

    by Charlie Ironside and 2 more

    series IOP Concise Physics
    This book brings together two broad themes that have generated a great deal of interest and excitement in the scientific and technical community in the last 100 years or so: quantum tunnelling and nonlinear dynamical systems.It applies these themes to nanostructured solid state heterostructures operating at room temperature to gain insight into novel photonic devices, systems and applications. ... Read more

    $55.32 AUD

  • Reasoning in Measurement

    by Nicola Mößner and 1 more

    series History and Philosophy of Technoscience
    This collection offers a new understanding of the epistemology of measurement. The interdisciplinary volume explores how measurements are produced, for example, in astronomy and seismology, in studies of human sexuality and ecology, in brain imaging and intelligence testing. It considers photography as a measurement technology and Henry David Thoreau's poetic measures as closing the gap between ... Read more

    $66.10 AUD

  • Nonclinical Development of Novel Biologics, Biosimilars, Vaccines and Specialty Biologics

    by Lisa Plitnick and 1 more

    Nonclinical Development of Novel Biologics, Biosimilars, Vaccines and Specialty Biologics is a complete reference devoted to the nonclinical safety assessment of novel biopharmaceuticals, biosimilars, vaccines, cell and gene therapies and blood products. This book compares and contrasts these types of biologics with one another and with small molecule drugs, while incorporating the most current ... Read more

    $219.66 AUD

  • Temi di Cinotecnia 11 - Anatomia, cinometrìa e trattamento dei dati

    Aspetti dimensionali nella valutazione dei cani e delle razze canine

    by Mario Canton

    Questo testo fa parte di una collana di studi tecnici sul cane dedicato a materie che investono gli aspetti fisici e fisiologici dei cani e delle razze canine.I temi trattati non riguardano gli aspetti psichici del cane, come la sua etologia, psicologia, comportamento e le materie correlate come l'educazione o l'addestramento.Non vi sono trattati neppure argomenti legati all'allevamento – come la ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Measuring Time

    Frequency measurements and related developments in physics

    by Masatoshi Kajita

    series IOP Expanding Physics
    This fascinating book recounts the importance of precise measurements and their inherent uncertainty, before telling the story of humankind’s efforts to define and measure time with increasing accuracy and the effect this has on science. The effort to master time culminated in the development of modern atomic clocks. The most accurate clocks ever constructed. These advanced devices are accurate to ... Read more

    $184.35 AUD

  • Fundamental Principles of Engineering Nanometrology

    by Richard Leach

    series Micro and Nano Technologies
    Fundamental Principles of Engineering Nanometrology provides a comprehensive overview of engineering metrology and how it relates to micro and nanotechnology (MNT) research and manufacturing. By combining established knowledge with the latest advances from the field, it presents a comprehensive single volume that can be used for professional reference and academic study.Provides a basic ... Read more

    $153.44 AUD

  • Atomic Physics

    by Paul Ewart

    series IOP Concise Physics
    Atomic Physics provides a concise treatment of atomic physics and a basis to prepare for work in other disciplines that are underpinned by atomic physics such as chemistry, biology and several aspects of engineering science. The focus is mainly on atomic structure since this is what is primarily responsible for the physical properties of atoms.After a brief introduction to some basic concepts, the ... Read more

    $44.21 AUD

  • Spin-Wave Theory and its Applications to Neutron Scattering and THz Spectroscopy

    by Randy S Fishman and 2 more

    series IOP Concise Physics
    Two of the most powerful tools used to study magnetic materials are inelastic neutron scattering and THz spectroscopy. Because the measured spectra provide a dynamical fingerprint of a magnetic material, those tools enable scientists to unravel the structure of complex magnetic states and to determine the microcscopic interactions that produce them. This book discusses the experimental techniques ... Read more

    $88.43 AUD

  • Semiconductors and Modern Electronics

    by Chuck Winrich

    series IOP Concise Physics
    Semiconductors and Modern Electronics is a brief introduction to the physics behind semiconductor technologies.Chuck Winrich, a physics professor at Babson College, explores the topic of semiconductors from a qualitative approach to understanding the theories and models used to explain semiconductor devices. Applications of semiconductors are explored and understood through the models developed in ... Read more

    $38.71 AUD

  • Key to Lose weight: Keto Diet with 52 Fast & Apple Cider Vinegar

    by Green leatherr

    This book contains proven steps and strategies on how to maintain the ketogenic way of eating and enjoy your favorite sweet treats sans the guilt.This book will show you that even though the keto diet involves controlling the amount of carbohydrates you consume, it does not mean having to give up your beloved cakes and other sweet treats.In this book, you will learn plenty of recipes for keto ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • 大腦要你瘦

    Neuro Slimming

    by 海倫娜.波波維克(Helena Popovic) and 1 more

    series 綠蠹魚YLH #32
    二十八個「瘦身可能任務」助你打造不胖人生!重點不是你吃什麼,而是你為何而吃、怎麼吃。★本書不是要挺苗條,也不是要挺肥胖,而是要挺「你」。★神經系統瘦身是關於餵養你的心靈,而不是餓壞你的身體。★從你的字典裡刪除「減肥」這兩個字,改用正面詞語激勵自己。★把體重計上的數字忘掉,真正目標在你的內臟脂肪。★本書榮獲活在當下圖書獎(Living Now Book Award)銅獎 ★健康、營養和鍛鍊的資訊在全球泛濫,但95%曾嘗試減重的人後又再度胖回來,而且胖更多,為什麼?因為體重管理的一項主要原因被忽略了,它就是大腦。大腦潛意識都不想我們減肥成功,因為這代表要離開舒適區,若不了解大腦是我們的控制中心,就無法改善健康。身體每一個部份都跟隨大腦傳來的訊息和指令而行事,不管是新陳代謝慢、狂熱的生活方式,還是遺傳了肥胖基因,這些都不重要,因為本書強... ... Read more

    $17.19 AUD

  • Defining and Measuring Nature (Second Edition)

    The make of all things

    by Jeffrey H Williams

    series IOP ebooks
    Measurement forms an essential part of our view of the world. Our world is measured and calibrated, and we are all subject to the tyranny of these numbers. In this updated and extended edition, Jeffrey Huw Williams outlines the history of measurement; particularly of the International System of units (SI). Since the previous edition, the base units of the SI have been redefined; realizing a 150 ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD

  • ¡No más Comer por Comer!: Destruye el hambre emocional y pasajero y cambia por completo la manera que ves la comida para bajar de peso de manera saludable y permanente

    by Shaun Aguilar

    ¿Alguna vez te has preguntado porqué la mayoría de las personas no obtienen los resultados que después de intentar una dieta tras otra? ¿Porqué algunas personas tienen facilidad para perder peso, mientras que otras luchan con ello constantemente? ¿Acaso existe una manera de perder peso permanentemente para aquellas personas que lo han intentado todo? Entonces necesitas seguir leyendo."No importa ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Defining and Measuring Nature

    The Make of All Things

    by Jeffrey Huw Williams

    series IOP Concise Physics: A Morgan & Claypool Publication
    Weights and measures form an essential part of our ingrained view of the world. It is just about impossible to function effectively without some internalized system of measurement. In this volume, I outline a history of the science of measurement, and the ... Read more

    $44.32 AUD

  • Quantifying Measurement

    The Tyranny of Numbers

    by Jeffrey H Williams

    series IOP Concise Physics
    Measurements and experiments are made each and every day, in fields as disparate as particle physics, chemistry, economics and medicine, but have you ever wondered why it is that a particular experiment has been designed to be the way it is. Indeed, how do you design an experiment to measure something whose value is unknown, and what should your considerations be on deciding whether an experiment ... Read more

    $55.32 AUD

  • Engineering Rules

    Global Standard Setting since 1880

    by JoAnne Yates and 1 more

    series Hagley Library Studies in Business, Technology, and Politics
    Private, voluntary standards shape almost everything we use, from screw threads to shipping containers to e-readers. They have been critical to every major change in the world economy for more than a century, including the rise of global manufacturing and the ubiquity of the internet. In Engineering Rules, JoAnne Yates and Craig N. Murphy trace the standard-setting system's evolution through time, ... Read more

    $52.24 AUD