The Brigham Intensive Review of Internal Medicine Question by Ajay K. Singh, Joseph Loscalzo

By Ajay K. Singh, Joseph Loscalzo

This question-and-answer better half to The Brigham extensive evaluate of inner medication, that is dependent upon the preferred overview path from Harvard clinical tuition, is a examine consultant for the yank Board of inner drugs certification or upkeep of certification exam, in addition to for common perform evaluate by way of physicians and citizens. Editors Ajay okay. Singh and Joseph Loscalzo recruited major specialists from Harvard in addition to former leader citizens at Brigham and Women's clinic to give a contribution to this publication. This thorough source beneficial properties 500 board evaluation questions and solutions on inner medication specialties together with: Infectious disorder, Hematology and Oncology, Rheumatology, Pulmonary and significant Care drugs, Endocrinology, Nephrology and high blood pressure, Digestive illnesses and problems of the Pancreas and Liver, heart problems, Neurology, and basic inner medication. because the required content material for the yank Board of inner drugs maintains to adapt, learning can turn out difficult. The Brigham in depth evaluation of inner drugs query and resolution better half is the suitable learn consultant for somebody getting ready for certification or recertification.

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Natural Attenuation of Trace Element Availability in Soils by Rebecca Hamon, Mike McLaughlin, Enzo Lombi

By Rebecca Hamon, Mike McLaughlin, Enzo Lombi

Knowing attenuation methods is necessary not just for predicting the habit of contaminants in soil and formulating remediation thoughts, but additionally for mitigating and embellishing the provision of micronutrients in soil for agricultural purposes. average Attenuation of hint point Availability in Soils brings jointly pioneering researchers who talk about their state of the art paintings during this sector. the 1st chapters concentrate on useful analytical ideas for the size and the organic overview of normal attenuation of hint parts. the subsequent chapters research the methods that happen within the common attenuation of contaminants and foodstuff, masking the structural dynamics of mineral surfaces, partitioning, diffusion, fixation, organic and redox strategies, and the reversibility of those tactics. the remainder chapters examine the effect and implications of typical attenuation when it comes to probability review, remediation of inorganic contaminants, and bioavailability of crucial foodstuff. delivering a concise, well-rounded viewpoint, traditional Attenuation of hint aspect Availability in Soils demonstrates how attenuation procedures can considerably effect options for soil remediation and function a foundation for environmental laws.

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First in Thirst: How Gatorade Turned the Science of Sweat by Darren Rovell

By Darren Rovell

"Remember the Cola Wars, with Coke and Pepsi fighting it out yr after 12 months for supremacy within the gentle drink industry? Or what concerning the Burger Wars, the mythical slugfests among McDonald's and Burger King? Then after all, there have been the activities Drink Wars. in the event you blinked, you've gotten neglected them, simply because Gatorade has rapidly and decisively fended off each would-be rival. even though a number of different manufacturers carry narrow industry stocks, the truth is that Gatorade single-handedly created the activities drink forty years in the past and has completely governed it ever due to the fact that. yet Gatorade is greater than only a triumph of branding. First, it's a relied on product that has been scientifically confirmed to do what it claims to do. moment, Gatorade is a captivating tale, delivered to existence in vibrant colour and sharp aspect in First in Thirst. writer Darren Rovell, a talented, goal, and passionate journalist, chronicles each fabulous milestone of the company's background. With exceptional entry to the inventors, the sellers, the analysts and observers, and key corporation figures prior and current, Rovell recounts the sweat-drenched collage of Florida soccer practices, the 1st (unpalatable) prototypes, and the industrial and monetary curiosity that quick took carry following the drink's first on-field successes. Then got here the ads, sponsorships, product placements (many of them fortuitous), and at last the 2 milestones that cemented Gatorade's iconic prestige as soon as and for all -- the ever-present Gatorade tub and the Michael Jordan ""Be Like Mike"" endorsement deal. With clean candor, First in Thirst additionally deals an inside of examine the negotiations, battles, proceedings, mergers and acquisitions, product thoughts, fortunate breaks, or even the missteps (there haven't been many) that experience attended Gatorade's reign because the 800-pound gorilla of the sports-drink scene. Rovell locations the reader inside of labs and brainstorming classes, at board conferences and advert shoots, at the sidelines and within the dugouts, even within the winner's circle at NASCAR occasions -- the place Gatorade manages greatest publicity even at tracks whose respectable sponsors contain leader rival POWERade. The publication identifies the 9 Gatorade ideas, company ideas that experience helped Gatorade develop into some of the most dominant manufacturers ever. by means of adhering to those ideas, companies in different industries could in achieving higher model acceptance and industry proportion. lengthy earlier than the USA knew what ""deep-down physique thirst"" was once, a crew of collage scientists had already invented anything to quench it. First in Thirst is the tale of the product and the corporate, and of America's fascination with the single and simply Gatorade."

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Long-Wavelength Infrared Semiconductor Lasers by D. R. Vij(eds.)

By D. R. Vij(eds.)

Long-wavelength Infrared Semiconductor Lasers offers a accomplished overview of the present prestige of semiconductor coherent assets emitting within the mid-to far-infrared spectrum and their functions. It comprises 3 issues no longer lined in any past booklet: far-infrared emission from photo-mixers in addition to from hot-hole lasers, and InP-based lasers emitting past micrometers. Semiconductor lasers emitting at greater than micrometers have many functions resembling in hint fuel research, environmental tracking, and business procedure regulate. due to very quick development in recent times, until eventually this booklet no accomplished info past scattered magazine articles is on the market at present.Content:
Chapter 1 Coherent Semiconductor assets within the Long?Wavelength Infrared Spectrum (pages 1–17): Hong okay. Choi
Chapter 2 2?µm Wavelength Lasers applying InP?based Strained?Layer Quantum Wells (pages 19–68): Manabu Mitsuhara and Mamoru Oishi
Chapter three Antimonide Mid?IR Lasers (pages 69–143): Linda J. Olafsen, I. Vurgaftman and J. R. Meyer
Chapter four Lead?Chalcogenide?based Mid?Infrared Diode Lasers (pages 145–216): Uwe Peter Schie?L, Joachim John and Patrick J. McCann
Chapter five InP and GaAs?Based Quantum Cascade Lasers (pages 217–278): Jerome Faist and Carlo Sirtori
Chapter 6 commonly Tunable Far?Infrared Hot?Hole Semiconductor Lasers (pages 279–350): Erik Brundermann
Chapter 7 non-stop THz new release with Optical Heterodyning (pages 351–386): John C. Pearson, okay. A. McIntosh and S. Verghese

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A Beginner's Guide to Scientific Method (3rd Edition) by Stephen S. Carey

By Stephen S. Carey

This concise booklet presents an advent to the clinical approach to inquiry. This booklet not just provides not just a methodical method of the correct behavior of technology but in addition includes complete insurance of pseudoscience and fallacies. Compact adequate for use as a supplementary e-book, but finished adequate in its insurance for use as a center textual content, this article assists scholars in utilizing the clinical way to layout and check experiments.

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Every Young Man's Battle. Stategies for Victory in the Real by Stephen Arterburn

By Stephen Arterburn

In this global you are surrounded via sexual pictures that open the door to temptation. they are everywhere--on television, billboards, magazines, tune, the internet--and really easy to entry that it occasionally feels very unlikely to flee their clutches. but God expects his little ones to be sexually natural. So how are you going to live to tell the tale the relentless conflict opposed to temptation? here is strong ammunition.

Steve Arterburn and Fred Stoeker, the authors of the hard-hitting best-seller each Man's Battle, now specialise in the enticements younger unmarried Christian males such as you face each day--and they give plausible, biblical techniques for attaining sexual purity.

The authors study the traditional of Ephesians 5:3--"there mustn't ever be even a touch of sexual immorality"--in a good and delicate gentle. and so they clarify how an genuine, brilliant courting with Jesus Christ is the most important to victory over temptation. Every younger Man's conflict will enable you educate your eyes and your mind,...

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Point and Extended Defects in Semiconductors by L. C. Kimerling (auth.), G. Benedek, A. Cavallini, W.

By L. C. Kimerling (auth.), G. Benedek, A. Cavallini, W. Schröter (eds.)

The systematic learn of defects in semiconductors all started within the early fifties. FrQm that point on many questions about the illness constitution and homes were an­ swered, yet many others are nonetheless a question of research and dialogue. in addition, in the course of those years new difficulties arose in reference to the id and char­ acterization of defects, their position in deciding on delivery and optical houses of semiconductor fabrics and units, in addition to from the know-how of the ever in­ creasing scale of integration. This booklet provides to the reader a view into either uncomplicated strategies of disorder physics and up to date advancements of excessive answer experimental strategies. The ebook doesn't objective at an exhaustive presentation of contemporary disorder physics; quite it gathers a few themes which symbolize the present-time learn during this box. the quantity collects the contributions to the complicated examine Workshop "Point, prolonged and floor Defects in Semiconductors" held on the Ettore Majo­ rana Centre at Erice (Italy) from 2 to 7 November 1988, within the framework of the foreign college of fabrics technological know-how and expertise. The workshop has introduced jointly scientists from 13 international locations. such a lot individuals are presently engaged on disorder difficulties in both silicon submicron expertise or in quantum wells and superlattices, the place element defects, dislocations, interfaces and surfaces are heavily packed together.

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Who Are the Terrorists? (The Roots of Terrorism) by Dipak K. Gupta

By Dipak K. Gupta

The September eleven, 2001 terrorist assaults at the usa introduced the problem of terrorism to the leading edge of yank awareness and controversy. to figure out tips on how to hinder extra destruction, it's important to appreciate the shadowy phenomenon that explanations it. who're the terrorists? What are their reasons? What are the roots of this way of violence, and should it come to an finish? What precisely is terrorism?

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