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Bogus Science: Some People Really Believe These Things by John Grant

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By John Grant

We delight ourselves at the clinical tradition within which we are living, yet is it fairly so medical? Is it no longer the fact that huge components of our society are awash with rules and preconceptions which can now not be additional divorced from technological know-how, even if usually they're wrongly or fraudulently defined as "scientific"?John furnish, writer of the hugely profitable books Discarded technology and Corrupted technological know-how, now turns his recognition to the factitious that too frequently dons the mantle of technological know-how from pyramidology to The Secret’s putative "Law of Attraction", from the frequent yet lost walk in the park that the mystical has been confirmed to the hunt for Bigfoot, Atlantis, perpetual-motion machines and human beneficial properties at the floor of Mars. In a textual content jam-packed with witty observations, pleasant asides and deft skewerings, he's unafraid to talk fact to a few of our strongest fake ideals.

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Qualitative Research in Sociology by Amir Marvasti

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By Amir Marvasti

'The ebook is an exceptionally important source for college kids and new researchers who embark on qualitative examine in sociology and the social sciences. will probably be a important resource when you train qualitative study tools in not just the social sciences but in addition in different disciplines, together with wellbeing and fitness technology. I wholeheartedly suggest this e-book' - Australian magazine of fundamental well-being Qualitative study in Sociology deals a hands-on advisor to doing qualitative study in sociology. It presents an introductory survey of the methodological and theoretical dimensions of qualitative study as practised through these drawn to the research of social lifestyles. via an in depth but concise clarification, the reader is proven how those equipment paintings and the way their results should be interpreted. virtually targeted all through, the ebook additionally bargains optimistic recommendation for college kids analysing and writing their learn tasks. Key beneficial properties of the publication comprise: · An cutting edge framework - combining diversified methodologies and techniques. · a number of `real-life' examples and case stories - enriches the ebook for the reader · a suite of useful routines in every one bankruptcy - pedagogical and student-focussed all through. · foreign in concentration - bargains a wide-ranging set of ways and debates · A huge insurance - comprises discussions of ethnography, visible research, moral concerns, discourse and dialog research and report-writing The e-book has a flowing narrative and student-friendly constitution which makes it obtainable to and well liked by scholars. will probably be a useful source for college kids and researchers, supporting them to adopt potent qualitative study in either sociology and classes in social learn around the social sciences.

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Experimental Design and Data Analysis for Biologists by Gerry P. Quinn, Michael J. Keough

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By Gerry P. Quinn, Michael J. Keough

This crucial textbook is designed for college students or researchers in biology who have to layout experiments, sampling courses, or learn ensuing information. The textual content starts with a revision of estimation and speculation checking out tools, earlier than advancing to the research of linear and generalized linear types. The chapters contain such subject matters as linear and logistic regression, easy and intricate ANOVA types, log-linear types, and multivariate ideas. the most analyses are illustrated with many examples from released papers and an intensive reference record to either the statistical and organic literature is usually incorporated. The publication is supported via a web-site that offers all info units, questions for every bankruptcy and hyperlinks to software program.

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Advances in Food and Nutrition Research, Vol. 45 by Steve Taylor

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By Steve Taylor

Advances in foodstuff and meals examine acknowledges the critical courting among the meals and dietary sciences and brings jointly striking and entire reports that spotlight this courting. Contributions element the medical advancements within the wide components of nutrition technological know-how and meals and are meant to make sure that foodstuff scientists in academia and in addition to specialist nutritionists and dieticians are saved expert bearing on rising examine and advancements in those vital disciplines. The Advisory Board comprises Daryl Lund, a recipient of the overseas Award via the Institute of meals Technologists. All meals scientists and nutritionists must have entry to this booklet. Key gains* sequence proven in 1948* Advisory Board comprises eight revered scientists* exact because it combines nutrition technology and meals study jointly

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Biological Modeling and Simulation - A Survey of Practical by Russell Schwartz

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By Russell Schwartz

There are many glorious computational biology assets now to be had for studying approximately tools which were constructed to deal with particular organic structures, yet relatively little awareness has been paid to education aspiring computational biologists to address new and unanticipated difficulties. this article is meant to fill that hole by way of instructing scholars the way to cause approximately constructing formal mathematical types of organic platforms which are amenable to computational research. It collects in a single position a range of generally important types, algorithms, and theoretical research instruments mostly stumbled on scattered between many different disciplines. It thereby provides the aspiring scholar a bag of methods that might serve her or him good in modeling difficulties drawn from a number of subfields of biology. those concepts are taught from the point of view of what the practitioner must comprehend to take advantage of them successfully, supplemented with references for additional examining on extra complicated use of every procedure lined. The textual content, which grew out of a category taught at Carnegie Mellon college, covers versions for optimization, simulation and sampling, and parameter tuning. those themes supply a common framework for studying tips to formulate mathematical versions of organic platforms, what suggestions can be found to paintings with those versions, and the way to slot the versions to specific platforms. Their software is illustrated by means of many examples drawn from quite a few organic disciplines and a number of other prolonged case reports that convey how the equipment defined were utilized to genuine difficulties in biology.

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A companion to qualitative research by Uwe Flick, Ernst von Kardoff, Ines Steinke

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By Uwe Flick, Ernst von Kardoff, Ines Steinke

A better half to Qualitative Research attracts at the paintings of an array of major students from Europe, Britain and North the United States to give a precis of each point of the qualitative study strategy from nuts-and-bolts equipment and learn kinds, to examinations of methodological thought and epistemology. it's one of many few surveys of qualitative examine to undertake a certainly overseas voice.

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Applied Statistics for Bioinformatics using R by Wim P. Krijnen

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By Wim P. Krijnen

Http://cran.r-project.org/doc/contrib/Krijnen-IntroBioInfStatistics.pdf
The objective of this booklet is to offer an creation into facts so that it will resolve a few difficulties of bioinformatics. records presents methods to discover and visualize info in addition to to check organic hypotheses. The e-book intends to be introductory in explaining and programming uncomplicated statis- tical techniques, thereby bridging the distance among highschool degrees and the really expert statistical literature. After learning this e-book readers have a adequate historical past for Bioconductor Case reviews (Hahne et al., 2008) and Bioinformatics and Computational Biology suggestions utilizing R and Biocon- ductor (Genteman et al., 2005). the idea is stored minimum and is usually illustrated via a number of examples with information from study in bioinformatics. must haves to persist with the circulate of reasoning is proscribed to uncomplicated high-school wisdom approximately services. it may well, in spite of the fact that, support to have a few wisdom of gene expressions values (Pevsner, 2003) or statistics (Bain & Engelhardt, 1992; Ewens & furnish, 2005; Rosner, 2000; Samuels & Witmer, 2003), and simple programming. To aid self-study a enough volume of chal- lenging routines are given including an appendix with solutions.

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The Genetics of the Horse (Cabi) by Ann T. Bowling, Anatoly Ruvinsky

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By Ann T. Bowling, Anatoly Ruvinsky

The speculation and alertness of mammalian genetics were evolving swiftly during the last twenty years. This has given scientists clean perception into the organic procedures which impact the capabilities of the animal in query. this is often the most recent name in our profitable sequence of genetics books. Reference ebook offering a finished evaluation of the present learn in horse geneticsChapters written through overseas specialists within the box of globally relevance

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Situating the History of Science: Dialogues with Joseph by S. Irfan Habib, Dhruv Raina

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By S. Irfan Habib, Dhruv Raina

The essays during this quantity position the heritage of technology in context, in particular the style of historical past of technological know-how expert by means of Joseph Needham's ecumenical imaginative and prescient of technological know-how. The booklet provides a few questions that relate to modern issues of the historical past of sciences and multiculturalism.

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