The Science of Marijuana PDF
In The Science of Marijuana Leslie Iversen explains the remarkable advances that have been made in scientific research on cannabis with the discovery of specific receptors and the existence of naturally occurring cannabis-like substances in the brain. Dr. Iversen provides an objective and up-to-date assessment of the scientific basis for the medical use of cannabis and what risks this may entail. The recreational use of the drug and how it affects users is described along with some prediction…
Introduction to Statistical Data Analysis for the Life Sciences PDF
Any practical introduction to statistics in the life sciences requires a focus on applications and computational statistics combined with a reasonable level of mathematical rigor. It must offer the right combination of data examples, statistical theory, and computing required for analysis today. And it should involve R software, the lingua franca of statistical computing.
covers all the usual material but goes further than other texts to emphasize:
Both data analysis and the mathematics …
The Photoshop CS5 Pocket Guide (Peachpit Pocket Guide) PDF
In this handy new Pocket Guide, Photoshop expert Brie Gyncild introduces readers to the powerful features in Photoshop CS5, including new features like content-aware fill, HDR Pro, Bristle effects, Mixer Brush, and Puppet Warp. The book covers everything from navigating the interface and making basic edits to working with images in Camera Raw, making image corrections, and applying effects. There are chapters on merging photos, printing, and preparing images for the Web, as well as on organiz…
The Gods of Prophetstown: The Battle of Tippecanoe and the Holy War for the American Frontier PDF
It began with an eclipse. In 1806, the Shawnee leader Tenskwatawa (“The Open Door”) declared himself to be in direct contact with the Master of Life, and therefore, the supreme religious authority for all Native Americans. Those who disbelieved him, he warned, “would see darkness come over the sun.” William Henry Harrison, governor of the Indiana Territory and future American president, scoffed at Tenskwatawa. If he was truly a prophet, Harrison taunted, let him perform a miracle. And Tenskw…
The Renaissance (A First book) PDF
Describes some of the important political and cultural events and well-known people of the Renaissance.
Lost World of the Golden King: In Search of Ancient Afghanistan PDF
Drawing on ancient historical writings, the vast array of information gleaned in recent years from the study of Hellenistic coins, and startling archaeological evidence newly unearthed in Afghanistan, Frank L. Holt sets out to rediscover the ancient civilization of Bactria. In a gripping narrative informed by the author’s deep knowledge of his subject, this book covers two centuries of Bactria’s history, …
The Royal God: Enthronement Festivals in Ancient Israel and Ugarit? (Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement) PDF
Critically tests Mowinckel’s hypothesis about the ‘enthronement festival of Yahweh’ and asks whether this theory finds any support in the epic literature of Ugarit. Petersen tests Sigmund Mowinckel’s classical hypothesis about the enthronement festival of Yahweh and especially whether this theory, as urged by the followers of Mowinckel, finds any support in the epic literature of Ugarit. A careful study of the two corpora of texts, the Old Testament Psalms and the Ugaritic Baal-cycle, togethe…
The Terrorist-Criminal Nexus: An Alliance of International Drug Cartels, Organized Crime, and Terror Groups
Postmodern global terrorist groups engage sovereign nations asymmetrically with prolonged, sustained campaigns driven by ideology. Increasingly, transnational criminal organizations operate with sophistication previously only found in multinational corporations. Unfortunately, both of these entities can now effectively hide and morph, keeping law enforcement and intelligence agencies in the dark and on the run.
Perhaps more disturbing is the fact that al Qaeda, Hezbollah, FARC, drug car…
The Soupbox Cookbook: Sensational Soups for Healthy Living
The Soupbox restaurant soups have received outstanding Yelp reviews, were voted the Best Soup in Chicago on Citysearch, and have been featured in local and national press and television including the Chicago Sun Times and on Rachael Ray’s Tasty Travels show. The Soupbox Cookbook, authored by the chef and founders of the restaurant, features both creative and traditional soups, stews and chowders from customer favorites to great new recipes to try. All the soups are wholesome and nourishing fo…