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Culture of Cells for Tissue Engineering is a new volume in the John Wiley series
Culture of Specialized Cells, with focus on procedures for obtaining, manipulating,
and using cell sources for tissue engineering. The book has been designed to follow
the successful tradition of other Wiley books from the same series, by selecting a
limited number of diverse, important, and successful tissue engineering systems and
providing both the general background and the detailed protocols for each tissue
Cultural diversity is one of the most important topics in the world today. Here
in the United States, we live, work, and play with an increasing number of
people from all cultures, countries, and walks of life. New immigrants alone
make up 10% of the total U.S. population, and that does not include all of the
cultural diversity that has existed in this country for decades. In many other
countries as well—in Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania—people of different
countries and cultures come together more today than ever before.
As discussed in the Introduction to Volume One, Jennifer Simon, who was at Wiley
at the time, was instrumental in convincing me to edit the two-volume reference
Handbook on Racial-Cultural Psychology and Counseling. I agreed to take the project
through her persistence and encouragement. She prompted me to think about
what type of material would help advance the field and at the same time build on existing
research and scholarship. It was also her belief that conceptual and research
issues combined into one volume with training and practice would not be practical.
Why are there two forms of rugby? This has been asked at one time or another
by anyone with even a passing interest in sport. And given the profound changes
which both rugby league and rugby union are currently undergoing, the question
now has an importance which transcends mere historical curiosity.
This work aims to provide the answer. It looks at the development of rugby
in the social context of late Victorian and Edwardian England and tries to
demonstrate how the changing nature of that society shaped the sport and led
to the creation of rugby league.
Smear microscopy and culture forms the backbone of tuberculosis (TB) laboratory investigations in tertiary healthcare facilities which have a large number of cases and financial constraints. The present study aimed to re-evaluate the efficiency of smear microscopy and culture on Lowenstein Jensen (LJ) medium for acid fast bacilli (AFB) isolated from patients with pulmonary tuberculosis. 210 samples were processed for detection of AFB by Ziehl Neelsen (ZN) staining. Concentration method of N-acetly-L-cystein-NaOH was used and the samples were isolated on LJ medium. AFB was seen in 168 (80.
In this chapter, you will come to understand the role of culture in international business. You will also learn the importance of national culture, subculture, and how each component of culture affects business activities. Understand how cultures and companies change each other, and how the physical environment and technology influence cultures. And acquaint yourself with two popular frameworks used to classify cultures.
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Developing effective reading management skills is an important part
of learning. However, students can experience difficulties at first
with the volume of reading for their courses. These difficulties can
include time management and with the reading process itself.
A charming Trojan Horse of a book While this slim book is
ostensibly a guide to cracking the cult of the puzzle in
Microsoft's hiring practices, Poundstone manages to sneak in a
wealth of material on the crucial issue of how to hire in
today's knowledge-based economy. How Would You Move
Mount Fuji? delivers on the promise of revealing the tricks to
Microsoft's notorious hiring challenges. But, more important,
Poundstone, an accomplished science journalist, shows how
puzzles can — and cannot — identify the potential stars of a
These cultural grids determine how reality is constructed in both
source and target texts, and the skill of the translator in manipulating
these grids will determine the success of the outcome. Lefevere
argues that these cultural grids, a notion deriving from Pierre
Bourdieu’s notion of cultural capital, highlight the creativity of the
translator, for he or she is inevitably engaged in a complex creative
Company culture is important because it can make or break your company. Companies
with an adaptive culture that is aligned to their business goals routinely outperform their
competitors. Some studies report the difference at 200% or more. To achieve results like
this for your organization, you have to figure out what your culture is, decide what it
should be, and move everyone toward the desired culture.
In this book we trace the development of Media and Cultural Theory from the Enlightenment through to the present day. Along the way we gesture towards a range of contemporary media texts including film, television, journalism, pop music, the Internet. And, indeed, what first attracted us to BookBoon was the opportunity to create a text that we could update and keep fresh; the media industry moves quickly and it is important to be able to revise interpretations in light of this. With this in mind we decided to make the scope of material covered fairly broad, ranging from Edmund Burke’s...
Spirulina are multicellular and filamentous blue-green microalgae belonging to two separate genera Spirulina and Arthrospira and consists of about 15 species. Of these, Arthrospira platensis is the most common and widely available spirulina and most of the published research and public health decision refers to this specific species. It grows in water, can be harvested and processed easily and has significantly high macro- and micronutrient contents. In many countries of Africa, it is used as human food as an important source of protein and is collected from natural water, dried and eaten....
Since the publication of this book, in 1983, several new and exciting
developments have taken place in the field of Plant Tissue Culture, and
it now forms a major component of what is popularly called Plant Biotechnology.
Many of the important crop plants which were then regarded
as recalcitrant are now amenable to regeneration from cultured protoplasts,
cells, and calli, enabling subjection of these crops to improvement
by biotechnological methods of cell manipulation.
At the same time, high tech professionals often perceive work as a “serious game” (Strannegård & Friberg,
2001), and not drudgery: they involve in playful behaviors at work (Hunter, Jemielniak, & Postuła, 2010).
Software engineers often participate in non-paid, open collaboration production (Lakhani & Von Hippel, 2003).
Modes of collaboration established in virtual and high-tech communities are similarly transforming
workplace relations in the brick-and-mortar organizations (Benkler, 2006).
Contemporary interest in food is not confined to pleasure in its
consumption, but extends in every direction: to its economic
importance, the semiotics of food taste, the dangers of food
additives and the politics of food security. We live in societies
as dominated by food preferences as by sexual preferences, as
obsessed about eating too little as by eating too much. In
addition our interest in food is associated, for good and evil,
with our interest in ‘nature’.
A carefully wrought portfolio of work will be the single most important
record and outcome of your architectural education. The major part of
your education is always going to be the design of buildings as
executed through drawings, models and other kinds of visual representation,
and your portfolio records the ideas, the processes and the
result of your work as a designer in the architecture studio as well as
in other visually oriented classes.
In the following pages I have attempted to trace certain developments in the theory of translation as it has
been formulated by English writers. I have confined myself, of necessity, to such opinions as have been put
into words, and avoided making use of deductions from practice other than a few obvious and generally accepted conclusions.
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