The Black Death (Great Historic Disasters)
In 1346, Europe was hit by the worst natural disaster
in its recorded history: the Black Death. Generally
believed to be a combination of bubonic plague and two
other plague strains, the Black Death ravaged the length and
breadth of Europe from Sicily to Norway, from Ireland to Russia,
for five terrible years. Scholars can... Apoptosis, Cell Signaling, and Human Diseases: Molecular Mechanisms, Volume 1
The aim of Apoptosis, Cell Signaling, and Human Diseases: Molecular Mechanisms
is to present recent developments in cell survival and apoptotic pathways and
their involvement in human diseases, such as cancers and neurodegenerative disorders.
This requires an integration of knowledge from several fields of research, including... The Computer and the Brain (The Silliman Memorial Lectures Series) With a foreword by Paul M. Churchland and Patricia S. ChurchlandThis book represents the views of one of the greatest mathematicians of the twentieth century on the analogies between computing machines and the living human brain. John von Neumann concludes that the brain operates in part digitally, in part analogically, but uses a peculiar...
Neoplasms of the Colon, Rectum, and Anus, Second Edition
Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related death in the Western World. This Second Edition analyzes the genetics, mechanisms, and development of colorectal carcinoma and supplies the latest research and recommendations on the detection, treatment, and prevention of malignancies of the colon, rectum, and anus....
Persons, Souls and Death: A Philosophical Investigation of an Afterlife
Awareness of mortality is the price of intelligent consciousness. This book argues that a person is essentially an immaterial subject of conscious states who, though intimately linked by causal ties to the body, is nevertheless distinct from it. The book also examines apparently paranormal occurrences supporting the belief that some persons...
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