Attempts to cover a wide range of both basic research and applied clinical topics related to skeletal muscle damage and repair mechanisms and their application. This book examines muscle damage and repair mechanisms and issues in specific populations including older adults and special populations.
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Written during and after the Persian Gulf War, this anthology includes original research and in-depth analysis of U.S. foreign policy and its domestic repercussions. The contributors look at the war abroad and at home, addressing race, gender, geo-politics, ecology, economics, and the movement for peace and justice.
Wenn der heilige Josef tropft "Der Josef! Der schaut so echt aus!" Eine Krippenfigur in einer lebensgroßen Krippe zieht die Aufmerksamkeit eines Kindes auf sich. Und plötzlich sackt der heilige Josef in sich zusammen. Keine Wachsfigur, sondern eine gefrorene Leiche - doch wie kommt sie in dieses weihnachtliche Szenario? Wer drapiert eine Leiche in einer Weihnachtskrippe? Und vor allem: Wieso? Mörderisch gut: Kurzgeschichten von Herbert Dutzler Gäbe es ein Rezept für den perfekten Alpenkrimi - Herbert Dutzler hätte es erfunden! Schon in der Bestseller-Serie um Lieblingsermittler Franz Gasperlmaier hat Dutzler überaus erfolgreich bewiesen, wie genau er seine Heimat kennt und wie authentisch er sie darstellen kann. Wie bei einem heimlichen Blick durch ein ländliches Fenster entdeckt man in seinen Kriminalgeschichten Vergnügliches, Aufregendes - und Abgründiges: ein Muss für alle Dutzler-Fans! *********************************************************** ”Herbert Dutzler ist für mich mit Abstand der derzeit beste österreichische Krimiautor. Seine Romane um Franz Gasperlmaier sind längst Kult, und auch seine Krimikurzgeschichten haben Suchtpotential!“ ********************************************************* Preisgekrönte Krimis: 2014 vergab der Hauptverband des Österreichischen Buchhandels 3 GOLDENE BÜCHER für die Krimi-Bestseller von Herbert Dutzler. ********************************************************* Kriminalgeschichten von Herbert Dutzler: Marillenmarmelade für Mamá Modell: Moussy Lace, Farbe: Passion Red Pisser Dienstschluss Die Liebe des Tanzschülers Heute kommt Erwin Rosen pflanzen Blau blüht nicht nur der Enzian Der Mann in der Mauer Das mit dem Ferdi Tatjana tanzt Bär im Bierkrug, Gott und Teufel Frozen Joseph oder: Collateral Damage Aus für Santa Claus
An Inspiring Story of Resilience, Hope and Determination
Author: Raymond J. Stecker
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
At 46 with a wife and two children and a successful business, the unthinkable happened Brain Cancer. As a multiple sport athlete and an avid golfer, having the core of his being stripped away and knowing it would never come back was devastating. This book is a "no holds barred" full-fledged cancer experience for the reader. It is a journey through the unknown which includes everything from fear, sadness, panic, loneliness and anger to flat out gut-wrenching laughter. The intent is to give a cancer patient, a patient-to-be and their loved ones the strength to fight the battle they must fight and the courage to adjust to whatever kind of future lies ahead.
Reservoir Formation Damage, Second edition is a comprehensive treatise of the theory and modeling of common formation damage problems and is an important guide for research and development, laboratory testing for diagnosis and effective treatment, and tailor-fit- design of optimal strategies for mitigation of reservoir formation damage. The new edition includes field case histories and simulated scenarios demonstrating the consequences of formation damage in petroleum reservoirs Faruk Civan, Ph.D., is an Alumni Chair Professor in the Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. Dr. Civan has received numerous honors and awards, including five distinguished lectureship awards and the 2003 SPE Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty. *Petroleum engineers and managers get critical material on evaluation, prevention, and remediation of formation damage which can save or cost millions in profits from a mechanistic point of view. *State-of-the-Art knowledge and valuable insights into the nature of processes and operational practices causing formation damage *Provides new strategies designed to minimize the impact of and avoid formation damage in petroleum reservoirs with the newest drilling, monitoring, and detection techniques
Eukaryotic DNA Damage Surveillance and Repair contains chapters from experts in the field of DNA damage detection, repair, and cell cycle control. The work reviews current understanding of how different types of DNA damage are detected and focuses on how these surveillance mechanisms are coupled to processes of DNA repair, cell cycle control, and apoptosis. The title will be of interest to undergraduate/postgraduate students and academics alike.
''Useful and timely.'' ---Mutagenesis ''Of considerable value.'' ---Journal of Medical Genetics ''Quite readable....a comprehensive overview....perfectly covers the needs of those researchers who have to decide on the best strategy to identify damage or mutations at the molecular level.'' ---Trends in Cell Biology ''The formats of the presentations are uniform and ample and up-to-date references are provided at the end of each chapter...will be welcomed by postgraduate researchers of all ages and should retain its usefulness for a long time.'' ---Endeavour, 21(4), 1997 This important resource thoroughly reviews a wide range of techniques used in mutagenesis research-ranging from established techniques to recently developed methodologies-based on the polymerase chain reaction. DNA damage analysis, DNA repair assays, and mutation detection are a few of the techniques featured. Chapters present detailed experimental protocols benefiting researchers and students in the fields of toxicology, biotechniques, molecular biology, photobiology, medical genetics, and oncology.
This study considers the problems of defining and valuing "environmental damage" from the perspective of international and comparative law. The need for a broad and systematic evaluation of this issue is illustrated by the number of topics presently on the international law-making agenda towhich it is relevant, including the UN Compensation Commission's decisions on compensation for environmental losses suffered by Kuwait in the Gulf War, nuclear and oil pollution liability regimes, the development of an environmental liability protocol to the Antarctic Treaty and other agreements onbio-safety and genetically modified organisms. It is thus an important element in contemporary efforts to strengthen legal remedies for environmental harm which does not necessarily come within traditional categories of legally protected personal or property rights. The contributors include experts in national and international law, civil and common law, as well as in the laws of developed and developing states, an economist and a member of the UN Compensation Commission.
J. W. S. Hearle,Brenda Lomas,William D. Cooke,W. D. Cooke
Author: J. W. S. Hearle,Brenda Lomas,William D. Cooke,W. D. Cooke
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
Category: Business & Economics
Based on over 25 years of research at the University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology, this book contains more than 1,500 scanning electron micrographs and other pictures, offering a unique collection of documentary information. The explanatory text presents fiber and polymer scientists an explanation of fracture mechanisms and outlines way to maximize textile life span, enabling textile technologists and design engineers to manufacture improved textile products, and helping forensic scientists to identify cause of failure.
The area of material damage models has undergone a rapid development in the past few years. This is an extensive and comprehensive survey of one- and three-dimensional damage models for elastic and inelastic solids. The state-of-the-art is reported by about 200 references. The book not only provides a rich current source of knowledge, but also describes examples of practical applications, numerical procedures, and computer codes. The style of presentation is systematic, clear, and concise and is supported by illustrative diagrams.
This book focuses on liability for damage to those natural resources that are of interest to the public and are protected by national, European or international law. It provides an overview of the law of the United States and of certain EU Member States on the recovery of damages for injury to natural resources. The international civil liability conventions that cover environmental harm and the recently published European Commission's White Paper on environmental liability are also discussed. The on-going development in various international forums of treaties or protocols dealing with liability for environmental damage are analyzed, as are the principles developed by the UNEP Working Group established in response to the 1990 Gulf War to advise the UNCC on claims for damage to natural resources. The book addresses assessment and valuation issues, the issue of standing in cases of injury to (un)owned natural resources, and the determination of ways to repair, restore and compensate for natural resource injuries and the associated loss of ecological and human services. It also explains why such a difference exists between the US and most European jurisdictions and inter-national liability conventions as to the recovery of damages for injury to natural resources.
In the 50 years since the invention of transistor, silicon integrated circuit (IC) technology has made astonishing advances. A key factor that makes these advances possible is the ability to have precise control on material properties and physical dimensions. The introduction of plasma processing in pattern transfer and in thin film deposition is a critical enabling advance among other things. In state of the art silicon Ie manufacturing process, plasma is used in more than 20 different critical steps. Plasma is sometimes called the fourth state of matter (other than gas, liquid and solid). It is a mixture of ions (positive and negative), electrons and neutrals in a quasi-neutral gaseous steady state very far from equilibrium, sustained by an energy source that balances the loss of charged particles. It is a very harsh environment for the delicate ICs. Highly energetic particles such as ions, electrons and photons bombard the surface of the wafer continuously. These bombardments can cause all kinds of damage to the silicon devices that make up the integrated circuits.
In European law, "non-contractual liability arising out of damage caused to another" is one of the three main non-contractual obligations dealt with in the Draft of a Common Frame of Reference. The law of non-contractual liability arising out of damage caused to another â?? in the common law known as tort law or the law of torts, but in most other jurisdictions referred to as the law of delict â?? is the area of law which determines whether one who has suffered a damage, can on that account demand reparation â?? in money or in kind â?? from another with whom there may be no other legal connection than the causation of damage itself. Besides determining the scope and extent of responsibility for dangers of one's own or another's creation, this field of law serves to protect fundamental rights in the private law domain, that is to say horizontally between citizens inter se. Based on pan-European comparative research which annotates the work, this book presents model rules on liability. Explanatory comments and illustrations amplify the policy decisions involved. During the drafting process, comparative material from over 25 different EU jurisdictions has been taken into account. The work therefore is not only a presentation of a future model for European rules to come, but also provides a fairly detailed indication of the present legal situation in the Member States.