The introduction of high-throughput methods has transformed biology into a data-rich science. Knowledge about biological entities and processes has traditionally been acquired by thousands of scientists through decades of experimentation and analysis. The current abundance of biomedical data is accompanied by the creation and quick dissemination of new information. Much of this information and knowledge, however, is represented only in text form--in the biomedical literature, lab notebooks, Web pages, and other sources.
A series that provides young readers with the tools they need to find, organize and share information clearly and effectively. Targeted at an earlier age range than the popular Information Explorer: Super Smart Information Series, this set will help prima
In the face of information overload when revising for your final exams, what you want is a revision book that provides all the key facts you need to know and none that you don't. Complete Revision Notes for Medical and Surgical Finals does just that, presenting information in a stimulating way, which in turn enables easy recall.
Word Frequencies in Written and Spoken English is a landmark volume in the development of vocabulary frequency studies. Whereas previous books have in general given frequency information about the written language only, this book provides information on both speech and writing. It not only gives information about the language as a whole, but also about the differences between spoken and written English, and between different spoken and written varieties of the language.
Taking on the challenge to teaching the "desire-not-to-know" presents, Alcorn examines qualities of student resistance to new and uncomfortable information and proposes methods for teachers and professors to work productively with such resistance. Research in neuroscience, education, sociology, political science, and the humanities has contributed to a revisionary understanding of how emotion grounds human reason, interaction, and communication. Colleges and Universities produce and distribute information but do very little to ensure that information is effectively assimilated and employed as solutions to real problems.
This brand new textbook has been specially written to support CIE's latest IGCSE in Information and Communication Technology (0417). The authors are experienced examiners and teachers, and bring a wealth of theoretical knowledge and practical experience to both the book and the CD, ensuring that students are fully prepared for both the written theory paper as well as the two practical papers. Each Section of the syllabus is fully covered in the text book, with clear explanations and plenty of tasks and activities.
A study of discourse-functional constraints on the use of a marked syntactic construction. Argues that inversion in clauses serves an information-packaging function, linking familiar and unfamiliar information in the discourse. Demonstrates a correlation between a well-defined type of giveness and constituent position within a particular syntactic construction and sheds light on the relationship between information status and word order. Of interest to researchers in syntax and discours