Food Chemical Risk Analysis (Food Science & Safety Series)
The recognition that chemicals in food, whatever their origin, might
present a risk to the consumer has long been recognised. However, early
food regulations at the beginning of the century were primarily aimed at
prevention of adulteration and fraud rather than directed at consumer
safety. It is only in the second half of the century...
Gene Engineering in Endocrinology (Contemporary Endocrinology)
During the past five to ten years, a variety of tools has been developed in the disciplines of both gene engineering, and molecular and structural biology. Some of these advances have permitted scientists not only to identify and characterize genes, but also to target these genes by disruption, thus eliminating their function in living...
Light and Dark: An exploration in science, nature, art and technology Encourages us to take a more careful look at many familiar phenomena, such as the variations in the duration of twilight through the year and the ability of human vision to misinterpret patterns of lines under certain conditions. Aims to be entertaining, instructive, diverse and unusual. Softcover.
In December 2001 Martin Creed was...
Wilderness of Wildlife Tourism (Advances in Hospitality and Tourism)
Wildlife tourism is a growing multimillion-dollar industry within the hospitality and tourism industry. Wildlife tourism, in its simplest sense, is the creation of tour packages for watching wild animals in their natural habitats, and is particularly important in African and South American countries, Australia, India, Canada, Indonesia,...
The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons In the beginning (this was the 1960s for me), Saturday mornings existed for the sole purpose of watching cartoons. Before my brother and I were allowed to turn on the TV the only rule was that our beds had to be made, our breakfast eaten (Quisp! cereal) and our teeth brushed. Of course, we were up at the crack of dawn so as to not miss a thing....
Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology
The word myth comes from the Greek word mythos, which means “story” or “speech.”1 Myth is often the word used to describe a story that explains events or objects that occur in nature, such as the creation of certain flowers or animals, the location of deserts or oceans, and even the origin and cycle of the seasons....
Handbook of Psychology, Assessment Psychology (Volume 10)
Psychology at the beginning of the twenty-first century has
become a highly diverse field of scientific study and applied
technology. Psychologists commonly regard their discipline
as the science of behavior, and the American Psychological
Association has formally designated 2000 to 2010 as the
“Decade of... Frommer's Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands (Frommer's Complete)
Researched by a veteran travel writer who lives in Latin America, Frommer's Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands takes you through this fast-changing country, to visit rugged wilderness preserves, sleepy beach towns, the bustling, colonial captital, and, of course, the spectacular Galapagos Islands. Ecuador offers an opportunity for...
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