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April
How We Live and Why We Die: The Secret Lives of Cells - Lewis WolpertBiologist Lewis Wolpert eloquently narrates the basics of human life through the lens of its smallest component—the cell. Everything about our existence—movement and memory, imagination and reproduction, birth and, ultimately, death—is governed by our cells. They are the basis of all life in the universe, from the tiniest bacteria to the most complex animals. In the tradition of the classic Lives of a Cell, but with the benefit of the latest research, internationally acclaimed embryologist Lewis Wolpert demonstrates how human life derives from a single cell and then grows into a body, an
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April
Data Visualization: Principles and Practice - Alexandru C. TeleaThe goal of data visualization is to use images to improve our understanding of a dataset, drawing on techniques from mathematics, computer science, cognitive and perception science, and physics. This book focuses on those techniques and methods that have a broad applicability in visualization applications.
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April
Java Network Programming - Elliotte Rusty HaroldThe network is the soul of Java. Most of what is new and exciting about Java centers around the potential for new kinds of dynamic networked applications. Java Network Programming describes the java.net package, which contains classes for communications and working with networked resources. It is a complete introduction to developing network programs (both applets and applications) using Java, covering everything from networking fundamentals to remote method invocation (RMI). Whether you're an experienced network programmer, or just want to see what's possible, you'll find Java Network Programming