Invitation to Biology
Author: Helena Curtis, N. Sue Barnes
This clearly written, accurate, and well-illustrated introduction to biology seamlessly integrates the theme of evolution while offering expanded, up-to-date coverage of genetic engineering, the immune response, embryological development, and ecological concerns.
Distinctive cuisines lend a sense of exoticism to any meal, and Cuban dishes are exceptionally popular these days. Ronaldo Linares, executive chef at the popular Martino’s Cuban Restaurant in Somerville, New Jersey, knows Cuban cuisine backward and forward. Chef Ronaldo's Sabores de Cuba features nearly 100 recipes, all of which will wow your taste buds and meet the strict nutrition guidelines of the American Diabetes Association. The book is bilingual, with English on one side and Spanish on the reverse. It also includes 8 pages of original color photography, an attractive two-color interior, a glossary, and list of helpful pantry items and kitchen tools. Chef Ronaldo specializes in creating healthy, diabetes-friendly dishes that are traditionally Cuban yet also have a modern flair. His dynamic, healthy, and innovative recipes are perfect for the home cook or the person wanting to impress his or her guests at a dinner party!
The Computer Graphics Manual
Author: David Salomon
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
This book presents a broad overview of computer graphics (CG), its history, and the hardware tools it employs. Covering a substantial number of concepts and algorithms, the text describes the techniques, approaches, and algorithms at the core of this field. Emphasis is placed on practical design and implementation, highlighting how graphics software works, and explaining how current CG can generate and display realistic-looking objects. The mathematics is non-rigorous, with the necessary mathematical background introduced in the Appendixes. Features: includes numerous figures, examples and solved exercises; discusses the key 2D and 3D transformations, and the main types of projections; presents an extensive selection of methods, algorithms, and techniques; examines advanced techniques in CG, including the nature and properties of light and color, graphics standards and file formats, and fractals; explores the principles of image compression; describes the important input/output graphics devices.
Author: Gary Slapper, David Kelly
Whether you are engaged in the study of law, are considering studying law at university, are a business professional or want to find out more about the law in general, Slapper and Kelly's English Law offers a clear, lively and reliable point of entry to the law in England and Wales. Presented in an easy-to-read style, it provides readers with an accurate explanation of how the English legal system currently works and the content of English law in all its key areas of operation, including criminal law, contract law and the law of negligence. An invaluable introduction, English Law is an excellent resource for students of the English legal system and English law, as well as for professionals and general readers.
Author: Martha R. Taylor, Eric J. Simon, Kelly A. Hogan, Jean L. Dickey
La Zucca Rotolante
Author: Junia Wonders, Daniela Volpari
In una ventosa giornata d'autunno, Marla Piccola arriva di corsa giù per la collina urlando: «Aiuto! La mia zucca gigante sta rotolando via! Va avanti, rotolando e girando, e non vuole fermarsi!» «Fammi pensare, che cosa devo fare?»
Author: Craig Donaghy, Various
Publisher: Penguin Uk
This ancient Time Lord manual has been kicking around the TARDIS for thousands of years, giving the Doctor plenty of time to 'improve' it with scribbles, doodles and post-it notes as a gift for his successor, the Twelfth Doctor. He's even ripped out the middle of the book and replaced it with a scrapbook packed with everything important to our hero, and how to be just like him! So if you have ever wondered if you'd cut it in the Time Lord Academy, how to fly the TARDIS, or the correct way to dip a fish finger into custard, this is the book for you! Essential reading for all aspiring Time Lords!
Author: Robert Campbell
"When a new family with a twin brother and sister move next door to Eoin, strange things start to happen. The kids at school make fun of the twins and say that they are from another planet. But Eoin decides to find out where they really come from."--Page 4 of cover.