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Read more about Case Studies in Systems Chemistry

Case Studies in Systems Chemistry

Copyright Year: 1973

Contributor: Fleck

Publisher: Smith College Open Educational Resources: Textbooks

License: CC BY

This publication was produced as a teaching tool for college chemistry.The book is a text for a computer-based unit on the chemistry of acid-base titrations, and is designed for use with FORTRAN or BASIC.computer systems, and with a programmable electronic calculator, in a variety of educational settings. The text attempts to present computer programs that are relatively free of reliance on specialized large computer systems programs. The case-study approach presented is highly research and laboratory oriented. Similar subject matter is conventionally taught in most introductory college chemistry courses, but this text material attempts greater depth of instruction through utilization of the computational resources of a computer.

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Biomedical Engineering for Africa

Copyright Year: 2019

Contributor: Douglas

Publisher: University of Cape Town Libraries

License: CC BY-SA

Health technology innovation in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), including countries in Africa, falls far short of meeting the healthcare needs of these settings. The result is a heavy reliance on products and technologies imported from industrialised countries that are often not suited to, or sustainable for, LMICs.

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Introduction to Genetics

Copyright Year: 2009

Contributor: Ramroop Singh

Publisher: Thompson Rivers University

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Genetics, otherwise known as the Science of Heredity, is the study of biological information, and how this information is stored, replicated, transmitted and used by subsequent generations. The study of genetics can be sub-divided into three main areas: Transmission Genetics, Molecular Genetics, and Population Genetics. In this Introductory text, the focus is on Transmission or Classical Genetics, which deals with the basic principles of heredity and the mechanisms by which traits are passed from one generation to the next. The work of Gregor Mendel is central to Transmission Genetics; as such, there is a discussion about the pioneering work performed by him along with Mendel’s Laws, as they pertain to inheritance. Other aspects of Classical Genetics are covered, including the relationship between chromosomes and heredity, the arrangement of genes on chromosomes, and the physical mapping of genes.

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Read more about Part SM: Statistical Mechanics

Part SM: Statistical Mechanics

Copyright Year: 2013

Contributor: Likharev

Publisher: Stony Brook University

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Essential Graduate Physics, Lecture Notes and Problems

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Read more about Part QM: Quantum Mechanics

Part QM: Quantum Mechanics

Copyright Year: 2013

Contributor: Likharev

Publisher: Stony Brook University

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Essential Graduate Physics, Lecture Notes and Problems

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Read more about Part EM: Classical Electrodynamics

Part EM: Classical Electrodynamics

Copyright Year: 2013

Contributor: Likharev

Publisher: Stony Brook University

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Essential Graduate Physics, Lecture Notes and Problems

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Part CM: Classical Mechanics

Copyright Year: 2013

Contributor: Likharev

Publisher: Stony Brook University

License: CC BY-NC-SA

Essential Graduate Physics, Lecture Notes and Problems

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Read more about Mathematics for Biomedical Physics

Mathematics for Biomedical Physics

Copyright Year: 2022

Contributor: Wadehra

Publisher: Wayne State University Library System

License: CC BY

Mathematics for Biomedical Physics is an open access peer-reviewed textbook geared to introduce several mathematical topics at the rudimentary level so that students can appreciate the applications of mathematics to the interdisciplinary field of biomedical physics. Most of the topics are presented in their simplest but rigorous form so that students can easily understand the advanced form of these topics when the need arises. Several end-of-chapter problems and chapter examples relate the applications of mathematics to biomedical physics. After mastering the topics of this book, students would be ready to embark on quantitative thinking in various topics of biology and medicine

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Read more about Microbiomes: Health and the Environment

Microbiomes: Health and the Environment

Copyright Year: 2022

Contributor: Parks

Publisher: Mavs Open Press

License: CC BY

Microbiomes: Health and the Environment was created to provide accessible insight into the novel and complex world of polymicrobial community interactions. As we push forward into the future of medicine and environmental health, it is imperative that we learn from each other, from history, and keep up to date with the latest advances in research and technology. This book not only provides content from the latest microbiome studies, but contains interactive tools, videos, and thought-provoking questions to help the reader hone and truly understand the respective topic. Though there is much overlap between themes due to the ubiquitous nature of microbes, the book is broken down into sections pertaining to both human health (e.g., gut health and disease, as well as other organ-specific niches) and aspects of the environment (e. g., nutrient cycling and climate change, marine health, soil and plant health, etc.) influenced by microbes. However, the content is designed to bridge ideas and aspects between these themes to support the One Health concept: that the health of people, animals, and the environment are all interconnected. This project will continue to grow with new findings, and adapt with the ever-changing world of microorganisms.

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Read more about Anatomy and Physiology 2 Lab Manual

Anatomy and Physiology 2 Lab Manual

Copyright Year: 2022

Contributor: Shook

Publisher: Kapi'olani Community College

License: CC BY

This manual is a guide for anatomy and physiology laboratory exercises. It includes dissection guidance with detailed images; instructions for physiology experiments including foundational content; and gross anatomy study guides for six body systems. Videos and tutorial links provide additional support.

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