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Science Research Portal: Science Research Portal
A starting point for science research and resources.
This title examines how climate change affects individuals and society, investigates how people are working to respond and adapt to climate change, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.
Contains over 300 alphabetically arranged articles on a broad range of applied-science fields ranging from long-established engineering fields to cutting-edge fields such as micro- and nanotechnologies, addressing applied sciences in areas as diverse as aerospace, communications, energy, information, medical, military, transportation, forensic, and even food technologies.
Provides comprehensive coverage of global warming and climate change, including scientific descriptions and explanations of all factors, from carbon dioxide to sunspots, that might contribute to climate change.
This book explains the fundamentals of energy science and the impact of energy on human life and the environment. Interdisciplinary in nature, it covers topics from such fields as geology, biology, physics, history, sociology, and economics.
This title examines the exploration of space, taking the reader across the solar system. It examines the explorers who journeyed into Earth's orbit and beyond, and traces the development of the technology and techniques that made this exploration possible.
A three-volume reference work that addresses the growing academic and public interest in the application of the sciences to criminal investigation, with essays on specific types of investigations, investigative techniques, specialized equipment, and types of evidence.
The latest edition to the Salem Health family, Salem Health: Genetics and Inherited Conditions alphabetically arranges 459 essays on diseases, biology, techniques, methodologies, genetic engineering, biotechnology, ethics, and social issues. Written for nonspecialists by professors and professional medical writers, this comprehensive reference publication will interest health-care consumers, premedical students, public library patrons, and librarians building scientific collections.
This book presents the history and practices of medical science, covering developments in the field from antiquity through the Middle Ages and into cutting-edge 21st-century techniques. The major branches of medicine are covered, as are more in-depth looks at clinical practice, disease and epidemiology, surgery, and pharmacology.
This book introduces students to non-living systems and teaches them how things move. There are chapters on chemicals and materials, and on forces, energy, and different kinds of waves. Diagrams, sidebars, and fact boxes provide important details.
This book provides directions on how to build a light box of your own! Using tools and supplies you can easily find, conduct experiments and test hypotheses on reflection, refraction, shadows, color and more.
Explores the wide world of botany--the branch of biology that studies the plant kingdom, including physiology, structure, genetics, ecology, distribution, and classification of all plants, as well as how they interact with their environment.
This new resource introduces students and researchers to the fundamentals of the Physical Sciences. Entries are written in easy-to-understand language, so readers can use these entries as a solid starting-off point to develop a thorough understanding of this oftentimes confusing subject matter.
This book explores all forms of sustainable energy, also called renewable energy, that can be used over and over again and will never be depleted. Types covered include solar, wind, geothermal, and hydrogen-based energy. Also addressed are the scientific advances that allow for a cleaner environment and ways that renewable energy can be used in daily life.
This book explores the science and technology of football. It shows how science, tech, and even math shape and sometimes alter athletic achievement and how athleticism and hard work are central to athletic performance.
In this volume, readers will discover how the scientific theories of figures like Isaac Newton inspired the advancements of Hermann Oberth, a founder of modern astronautics, and Robert Hutchings Goddard, the father of modern rocketry. Mathematical equations and physics lessons explain the principles these pioneers shaped.
This book covers incredible work being done in our solar system, ranging from the New Horizons Pluto mission to cutting-edge studies on comets, engine technology, and humanity's future journeys to Mars.
This guide to the scientific processes and the legal, social, and ethical issues involved in the forensic sciences covers the individuals, techniques and principles of biology, chemistry, law, medicine, physics, computer science, geology, and psychology involved in the multidisciplinary examination of crime scenes and evidence used in legal proceedings.
This set is devoted to helping students and general readers understand the economic, social, and environmental issues humans face today. It addresses sustainability challenges and opportunities, from air pollution to natural resources, to zero waste. All 124 entries start with an overview of the topic, followed by more in-depth information which discusses its scientific, societal, and sustainable context.
Explores the impact of advances such as cell phones, portable music players, and online social networks. This volume focuses on roller coasters in detail, tracing the history and scientific breakthroughs leading to its development.
Provides students and researchers with an easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals of physics, including forces and energy, radiation and quantum physics, systems and components, waves and vibrations, and measurements.
A collection of over 800 journals and 6 subject specific Environmental Studies and Policy Collections provide coverage of environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.
GreenFile offers scholarly, government and general-interest titles including content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national government, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.
Salem Science eBooks offer reliable scientific articles from the following Salem eBook titles: Applied Science, Encyclopedia of Climate Change, Encyclopedia of Global Warming, Forensic Science, Principles of Astronomy, Principles of Biology, Principles of Botany, Principles of Business (Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management, and Marketing), Principles of Chemistry, Principles of Computer Science, Principles of Physical Science, and Principles of Physics.
Science in Context offers contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. This database offers reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.
Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
Health and Wellness Resource Center allows the user to find alternative medicine-focused magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, videos, & reference information on: Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Pregnancy, Herbal remedies, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, health assessment sites & government databases.
Nursing and Allied Health Collection includes nearly 400 titles. All aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.
Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine, providing researchers with access to topics discussed in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more.
Salem Health eBooks offer reliable articles (complete with illustrations, sidebars, indexes, appendixes, key terms glossary, etc.). NHS owns the following Salem Health titles: Adolescent Health & Wellness, Genetics & Inherited Conditions, Nutrition, Psychology & Behavioral Health, Psychology & Mental Health, and Addictions, Substance Abuse, and Alcoholism.