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Fabulous Science

Fact and Fiction in the History of Scientific Discovery

by John Waller

<p>The great biologist Louis Pasteur suppressed 'awkward' data because it didn't support the case he was making. John Snow, the 'first epidemiologist' was doing nothing others had not done before. Gregor Mendel, the supposed 'founder of ...

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Facets of Uncertainties and Applications

ICFUA, Kolkata, India, December 2013

by Andrzej Skowron, Manoranjan Maiti, Samarjit Kar & others

<p>Since the emergence of the formal concept of probability theory in the seventeenth century, uncertainty has been perceived solely in terms of probability theory. However, this apparently unique link between uncertainty and probability theory ...

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Factfulness - Summarized for Busy People: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World and Why Things Are Better Than You Think

by Goldmine Reads

<p>There a lot of global trends that, when even the most highly educated people around the world are asked about, are conceived more negatively than it actually is and even chimpanzees will guess more correctly than them. Hans Rosling, Professor

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Facts About Birth Control: The Truth Exposed About Birth Control

by Richard Milian

23 Simple Things You Must Know About Birth Control We now live in a world where sex is as normal as going out to the movies. Even teenagers as young as fifteen years old are aware of the concept of premarital sex. And chances are, a lot of ...

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Failure

Why Science Is So Successful

by Stuart Firestein

<p>The general public has a glorified view of the pursuit of scientific research. However, the idealized perception of science as a rule-based, methodical system for accumulating facts could not be further from the truth. Modern science involves

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Faithful to Science

The Role of Science in Religion

by Andrew Steane

<p>Science and religious faith are two of the most important and influential forces in human life, yet there is widespread confusion about how, or indeed whether, they link together. This book describes this combination from the perspective of ...

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Fantasia of the Unconscious

by David Herbert Lawrence

<p>I am not a proper archaeologist nor an anthropologist nor an ethnologist. I am no "scholar" of any sort. But I am very grateful to scholars for their sound work. I have found hints, suggestions for what I say here in all kinds of scholarly ...

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Far Away and Long Ago

by William Henry Hudson

In one of his most popular volumes of memoir, noted ornithologist William Henry Hudson relates his early childhood and adolescence in the wilds of Argentina. His idyllic youth was punctuated by a grave illness at the age of 15, and though his ...

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Fast Compact Algorithms and Software for Spline Smoothing

by Howard L. Weinert

<p><em>Fast Compact Algorithms and Software for Spline Smoothing</em> investigates algorithmic alternatives for computing cubic smoothing splines when the amount of smoothing is determined automatically by minimizing the generalized ...

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Fast Radial Basis Functions for Engineering Applications

by Marco Evangelos Biancolini

<p>This book presents the first “How To” guide to the use of radial basis functions (RBF). It provides a clear vision of their potential, an overview of ready-for-use computational tools and precise guidelines to implement new engineering ...

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Fat Chemistry

The Science behind Obesity

by Claire S Allardyce

<p>Currently, the health of over half the adult population in the UK suffers because of fat. The UK is not alone: obesity is a global problem, but the populations of some countries are heavier than others. This book probes the chemistry of fat ...

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Fat, Fate, and Disease

Why exercise and diet are not enough

by Peter Gluckman & Mark Hanson

<p>'Why are we losing the war against obesity and chronic disease?' This is the simple question Peter Gluckman and Mark Hanson ask, exploring the dominant myth that the exploding epidemic of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes can be tackled by

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Fibre Bragg Grating and No-Core Fibre Sensors

by Suzairi Daud & Jalil Ali

<p>This book focuses on the development and set-up of fibre Bragg grating (FBG) and no-core fibre (NCF) sensors. It discusses the properties of the sensors and modelling of the resulting devices, which include electronic, optoelectronic, ...

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Field Life

Science in the American West during the Railroad Era

by Jeremy Vetter

<p><em>Field Life</em> examines the practice of science in the field in the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains of the American West between the 1860s and the 1910s, when the railroad was the dominant form of long-distance transportation. Grounded ...

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Field Notes from the Edge

by Paul Evans

<p><strong>‘A profoundly satisfying read’ <em>Financial Times</em></strong></p> <p>In <em>Field Notes from the Edge</em>, the acclaimed writer of the <em>Guardian's</em> 'Country Diary', Paul Evans, takes us on a journey through the in-between ...

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Financial Modeling

A Backward Stochastic Differential Equations Perspective

by Stephane Crepey

<p>Backward stochastic differential equations (BSDEs) provide a general mathematical framework for solving pricing and risk management questions of financial derivatives. They are of growing importance for nonlinear pricing problems such as CVA ...

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Finding Einstein's Brain

by Frederick E. Lepore

<p>Albert Einstein remains the quintessential icon of modern genius. Like Newton and many others, his seminal work in physics includes the General Theory of Relativity, the Absolute Nature of Light, and perhaps the most famous equation of all ...

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Finding Fibonacci

The Quest to Rediscover the Forgotten Mathematical Genius Who Changed the World

by Keith Devlin

<p><strong>A compelling firsthand account of Keith Devlin's ten-year quest to tell Fibonacci's story</strong></p> <p>In 2000, Keith Devlin set out to research the life and legacy of the medieval mathematician Leonardo of Pisa, popularly known ...

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Finding the Nerve

The Story of Impedance Neurography

by Philip C Cory

<p><em>Finding the Nerve: The Story of Impedance Neurography</em> discusses research that elucidates the nature of nerve simulation via externally applied electrical fields, and how it has led to an entirely new understanding of neuronal cell ...

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Finite Element and Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Transient Wave Equations

by Gary Cohen & Sébastien Pernet

<p>This monograph presents numerical methods for solving transient wave equations (i.e. in time domain). More precisely, it provides an overview of continuous and discontinuous finite element methods for these equations, including their ...

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