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p53 has emerged as a key tumor suppressor and important target for novel cancer therapy. This book, written by world-leading p53 researchers including many of those who have shaped the field over the past 25 years, provides unique insights into the progress of the field and the prospects for better cancer diagnosis and therapy in the future.


A current world record holder. John Collins has appeared on Conan, Discovery, ESPN, Nat Geo, Science Channel, and the cover of the Wall Street Journal.   In addition to the world record plane, this book features the coolest looking paper airplane from the movie, "Paper Planes".  The Star Fighter, in the lower right corner of the cover, plays a starring role in the movie.  It's the wind tunnel tested, super plane that wins contest after... more...

Expert laboratory researchers describe in a standard format all the diverse laboratory methods needed to perform state-of-the-art tissue engineering. Topics range from the synthesis, processing, and characterization of specific biomaterials, through the successful use of scaffolds in the engineering of tissues, to techniques useful in evaluating the biological quality of scaffold-engineered tissues. Topics of special interest include the incorporation... more...

This is the 3rd volume in a series of reviews centered on the single major topic of bone replacement, discussing the biology of stem cells and cell signals, the knowledge needed to make stem cell-engineered bone tissue a reality, and how to prevent bone allograft infection. Useful as a followup to its predecessors, and as a stand-alone reference, it will interest a broad audience from orthopedists and bioengineers to dentists.


In recent years, new yeast species have proven their value and novel biotechnological applications have emerged. This book compiles the multi-faceted genetic repertoire of several yeasts relevant to modern biotechnology, and describes their utilization in research and application in the light of their genetic make-up and physiological characteristics. Moreover, the book presents a thorough overview of a wide array of methodologies from classical... more...

The author’s extensive work in Doppler radar theory – specifically his development of an exact theory for the spectrum of an airborne Doppler radar -- is thoroughly presented in this important book. Much of the material presented has not previously appeared in print and anyone involved in Doppler theory and applications, airborne Doppler radar, or aircraft stabilization and navigation will find this book invaluable. Starting with his recognized... more...


Many deep concerns in the life sciences and medicine have to do with the enactment, ordering and displacement of a broad range of values. This volume articulates a pragmatist stance for the study of the making of values in society, exploring various sites within life sciences and medicine and asking how values are at play. This means taking seriously the work scientists, regulators, analysts, professionals and publics regularly do, in order to define... more...

In this book, the history of the concepts critical to the discovery and development of aluminum, its alloys and the anodizing process are reviewed to provide a foundation for the challenges, achievements, and understanding of the complex relationship between the aluminum alloy and the reactions that occur during anodic oxidation.  Empirical knowledge that has long sustained industrial anodizing is clarified by viewing the process as corrosion... more...