By C. Truesdell (auth.), Giovanni Astarita, Giuseppe Marrucci, Luigi Nicolais (eds.)
At the VIIth foreign Congress on Rheology, which was once held in Goteborg in 1976, lawsuits have been for the 1st time published prematurely and disbursed to all members on the time of the Congress. even though after all we Italians will be silly to even try and emulate our Swedish associates so far as potency of association is worried, we determined on the very starting that, so far as the court cases have been involved, the VIIIth foreign Congress on Rheology in Naples might keep on with the factors of time liness set through the Swedish Society of Rheology. This e-book is the end result we've acquired. we want to recognize the cooperation of Plenum Press in generating it in the very tight time agenda to be had. each 4 years, the overseas Congress on Rheology represents the point of interest the place all rheologists meet, and the state-of-the-art is mentioned thus far for everyone ; the lawsuits characterize the written checklist of those milestones of clinical development in rheology. now we have attempted to use the traditions of getting invited lectures, and of leaving to the organizing committee the liberty to decide on the academics as they see healthy, with a view to gather a bunch of invited lectures which supplies as vast as attainable a panorama of the state-of-the-art in each proper region of rheology. The seventeen invited lectures are gathered within the first quantity of the proceedings.
By Joan Offerman-Zuckerberg (auth.), Joan Offerman-Zuckerberg Ph.D. (eds.)
The want for a kid runs deep, as does the will for parenthood. it's a want that's necessary to the continuance of the human species. It derives its intent strength from many interrelated assets: psychobiological, sociological, historic. but it's a strength that's altering fingers. a brief decade in the past, Louise Brown was once born. sooner than this occasion, people had began organic lifestyles deep within a feminine physique. Louise Brown's start signaled the start of a brand new period: The door to a brand new biotechnological global was once opened, an international of man-made insemination, in vitro fertilization, surrogacy, embryo transplants, amniocentesis, gender preselection-procedures imagined yet by no means ahead of learned, best possibly to the injection of latest genetic fabric into frozen embryos. certainly, what were, on the grounds that Eve, an solely woman strength and prerogative has now been invaded by way of 20th-century biotechnology. The womb has been changed, and sperm and egg can now be joined with no love and romance. swap brings with it new questions: a fancy inquiry has been generated through concerns which are mental, moral, ethical, organic, sociological, and criminal. concurrently, and never by the way or unintentionally, gender psychology is in transi tion. As we input an androgynous quarter, cultural heroes shift, new emerge. Gender roles are redefined, and renegotiated, no longer with out fight and apprehen sion. we're imminent a brand new frontier-hopeful, self-conscious, and concerned. the chances are never-ending, as are the problems.
By Brian Austin (auth.), Carmel Mothersill, Irma Mosse, Colin Seymour (eds.)
Ecotoxiclogical threat from a number of stressors covers any scenario the place org- isms are uncovered to a mix of environmental stressors. those contain actual and chemical pollution in addition to different stressors resembling parasites and environmental effect (e. g. , weather switch or habitat loss). The combi- tion of stressors can lead to elevated probability to organisms (either additive or synergistic results) or diminished results (protective or hostile effects). The a number of stressor problem is a global, multi-disciplinary challenge requiring a global, multi-disciplinary technique. The c- hire method of a number of stressors is to check one stressor at a time and think additivity. Little paintings has been performed on mixtures of stressors such that power interactions may be decided. the matter is particularly advanced. a number of stressors pose a complete spectrum of demanding situations that variety from simple technology to legislation, coverage and gove- ance. The demanding situations bring up basic questions about our realizing of the fundamental organic reaction to stressors, in addition to the consequences of these uncertainties in environmental possibility overview and administration. as well as the nice breadth, there's additionally nice intensity within the examine ch- lenges, principally because of the complexity of the problems. From a simple technology standpoint, some of the mechanisms and methods lower than research are on the leading edge of technology — related to new paradigms similar to genomic ins- bility and bystander effects.
By J. F. Coetzee, D. Frollini (auth.), Gleb Mamantov (eds.)
This ebook comprises contributions via contributors within the Symposium "Spectroscopic and Electrochemical Characterizat.ion of Solute Species in Non~Aqueous Solvents" which came about on the American Chemical Society assembly, department of Analytical Chemistry, August 31 and September I, 1976, San Francisco, California. The manuscripts have been submitted to the editor through the first 1/2 1977 and, often, symbolize reports of chosen examine issues within the wide zone of characterization of solute species in non~aqueous solvents. In organizing this Symposium, i tried to assemble a considerably huge staff of study employees concerned about spectro scopic and electrochemical reviews within the 3 huge sessions of non-aqueous solvents ~ natural solvents, covalent inorganic sol vents and molten salts. The experimental apprcaches and difficulties, akin to avoidance of lines of moisture and oxygen, are often related for every type of non-aqueous solvents. it truly is was hoping that this quantity should be valuable to all fascinated by chemistry in non-aqueous solvents. Gleb l>lamantov , Contents 1. identity AND SYSTEMIZATION OF SOLVENT houses occupied with THE LIGAND SUBSTITUTION KINETICS OF LABILE COMPLEXES OF NICKEL(II) J. F. Coetzee, D. Frollini, C. G. Karakatsanis, E. J.
By Toon Vandevelde (auth.), Prof. Dr. Guido Erreygers, Prof. Dr. Toon Vandevelde (eds.)
The controversy on inheritance and inheritance taxation has consistently been associated with the " potency as opposed to fairness issue". a few contemplate inheritance taxes as hugely acceptable capacity to bring on extra financial equality, particularly equality in beginning stipulations. Others brazenly doubt the effectiveness of inheritance taxes during this area, and indicate that the unwanted effects could outweigh the confident. a few pass so far as to assert that top inheritance taxes threaten primary moral values and may hence be abolished. during this publication either economists and philosophers try and disentangle those and comparable theoretical concerns. It provides an outline of what economists and philosophers need to say at the topic, and confronts and discusses substantially antagonistic reform proposals.