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The Joy of Chemistry The Amazing Science of Familiar Things
The Joy of Chemistry: The Amazing Science of Familiar Things by Cathy Cobb, Monty L. Fetterolf
English | 2005 | ISBN: 1591022312 | 393 Pages | PDF | 32.2 MB
Written for lay readers, provides an introduction to the principles of chemistry and includes quotations from popular literature to show how chemistry and everyday life intertwine.

 


Science Communication An Introduction
Science Communication: An Introduction (World Scientific Series on Science Communication) edited by Frans van Dam, Liesbeth de Bakker, Anne M. Dijkstra, Eric A. Jensen
English | March 27, 2020 | ISBN: 9811209871, 9811228353 | EPUB | 276 pages | 6.2 MB
A concise, coherent and easily readable textbook about the field of science communication, connecting the practice of science communicators with theory. In the book, recent trends and shifts in the field resonate, such as the transition from telling about science to interacting with the public and the importance of science communication in health and environmental communication. The chapters have been written by experts in their disciplines, coming from philosophy of science and communication studies to health communication and science journalism. Cases from around the world illustrate science communication in practice. The book provides a broad, up-to-date and coherent introduction to science communication for both, students of science communication and related fields, as well as professionals.

 


Science Education in Canada Consistencies, Commonalities, and Distinctions
Science Education in Canada: Consistencies, Commonalities, and Distinctions by Christine D. Tippett
English | PDF | 2019 | 349 Pages | ISBN : 3030061906 | 6.3 MB
This book offers a meso-level description of demographics, science education, and science teacher education. Representing all 13 Canadian jurisdictions, the book provides local insights that serve as the basis for exploring the Canadian system as a whole and function as a common starting point from which to identify causal relationships that may be associated with Canada's successes.

 


Brewing Science A Multidisciplinary Approach, 2nd Edition
Brewing Science: A Multidisciplinary Approach 2nd Edition
English | 2021 | ISBN: 3030734188 | 404 Pages | PDF EPUB | 43 MB
This updated text collects all the introductory aspects of beer brewing science into one place for undergraduate brewing science courses. This expansive and detailed work is written in conversational style, walking students through all the brewing basics from the origin and history of beer to the brewing process to post-brew packaging and quality control and assurance. As an introductory text, this book assumes the reader has no prior knowledge of brewing science and only limited experience with chemistry, biology and physics. The text provides students with all the necessary details of brewing science using a multidisciplinary approach, with a thorough and well-defined program of in-chapter and end-of-chapter problems. As students solve these problems, they will learn how scientists think about beer and brewing and develop a critical thinking approach to addressing concerns in brewing science.

 


Positivity 101 15 Science-Based Strategies for Cultivating Enjoyment, Gratitude, Serenity, and Awe [Audiobook]
English | ASIN: B09B2VPV5J | 2021 | 6 hours and 26 minutes |MP3|M4B | 176 MB
Join one of the world's most influential psychologists in exploring the transformative powers of positivity. In this remarkable 15-lecture audio course, Dr. Barbara Fredrickson - celebrated professor, best-selling author, TED Talk Celebrity, and leading positive psychology expert - shows you how to enhance your awareness of fleeting states of emotional uplift to help balance your brain's built-in bias toward the negative. You'll learn how even subtle positive emotions - like enjoyment, gratitude, serenity, and awe - can expand your awareness and ignite upward spirals of growth within you.

 


Black Boxes  How Science Turns Ignorance into Knowledge
English | 2021 | ISBN: 0190095482 | 313 pages | True PDF | 16.13 MB
Textbooks and other popular venues commonly present science as a progressive "brick-by-brick" accumulation of knowledge and facts. Despite its hallowed history and familiar ring, this depiction is nowadays rejected by most specialists. There currently are two competing models of the scientific
enterprise: reductionism and antireductionism. Neither provides an accurate depiction of the productive interaction between knowledge and ignorance, supplanting the old metaphor of the "wall" of knowledge.

 

The Life-Changing Science of Detecting Bullshit by John V  Petrocelli

The Life-Changing Science of Detecting Bullshit by John V Petrocelli | 3.42 MB
English | 325 Pages

Title: The Life-Changing Science of Detecting Bullshit
Author: John V. Petrocelli
Year: 2021


 


Vico's New Science of the Intersubjective World
Vico's New Science of the Intersubjective World By Vittorio Hösle
2016 | 282 Pages | ISBN: 0268100284 | EPUB | 3 MB
Among the classics of the history of philosophy, theScienza nuova(New Science) by Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) was largely neglected and generally misunderstood during the author's lifetime. From the nineteenth century onwards Vico's views found a wider audience, and today his influence is widespread in the humanities and social sciences. The New Science is often taught in courses at colleges and universities, both in philosophy and Italian departments and in general humanities courses. Despite the excellent English translations of this enigmatic book and numerous studies in English of Vico, many sections of the work remain challenging to the modern reader.Vico's New Science of the Intersubjective Worldoffers both an in-depth analysis of all the important ideas of the book as well as an evaluation of their contribution to our present understanding of the social world. In the first chapter, Vittorio Hösle examines Vico's life, sources, and writings. The second and third chapters discuss the concerns and problems of theScienza nuova. The fourth chapter traces the broader history of Vico's reception. Hösle facilitates the understanding of many passages in the work as well as the overarching structure of its claims, which are often dispersed over many sections. Hösle reformulates Vico's vision in such a way that it is not only of historical interest but may inspire ongoing debates about the nature of the humanities and social sciences as well as many other issues on which Vico sheds light, from the relation of poetry and poetics to the development of law. This book will prepare students and scholars for a precise study of theScienza nuova, equipping them with the necessary categories and context and familiarizing them with the most important problems in the critical debate on Vico's philosophy.

 


Next Generation Sequencing in Forensic Science A Primer
English | 2021 | ISBN: 1032072040 | 193 pages | True PDF | 7.98 MB
Next Generation Sequencing in Forensic Science: A Primeraddresses next generation sequencing (NGS) specific to its application to forensic science. The first part of the book offers a history of human identity approaches, including VNTR, RFLP, STR, and SNP DNA typing. It discusses the history of sequencing for human DNA typing, including Sanger sequencing, SNaPshot, pyrosequencing, and principles of next generation sequencing. The chapters present an overview of the forensically focused AmpliSeq, ForenSeq, Precision ID, PowerSeq, and QIAseq panels for human DNA typing using autosomal, Y and X chromosome STRs and SNPs using the MiSeq FGx and Ion Torrent System. The authors outline the steps included in DNA extraction and DNA quantitation that are performed prior to preparing libraries with the NGS kits.
The second half of the book details the implementation of ForenSeq and Precision ID to amplify and tag targets to create the library, enrich targets to attach indexes and adaptors, perform library purification and normalization, pool the libraries, and load samples to the cartridge to perform the sequencing on the instrument. Coverage addresses the operation of the MiSeq FGx and Ion Chef, including creating a sample list, executing wash steps, performing NGS, understanding the run feedback files from the instrument, and troubleshooting. ForenSeq and Precision ID panel data analysis are explained, including how to analyze and interpret NGS data and output graphs and charts. The book concludes with mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) sequencing and SNPs analysis, including the issue of heteroplasmy. The final chapters review forensic applications of microbial DNA, NGS in body fluid analysis, and challenges and considerations for future applications.

 


Data Science Projects with Python A case study approach to gaining valuable insights from real data, 2nd Edition
English | 2021 | ISBN: 1800564481 | 433 pages | True (PDF EPUB MOBI) | 76.08 MB
Gain hands-on experience of Python programming with industry-standard machine learning techniques using pandas, scikit-learn, and XGBoost
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