NATO Science Series, I: Life and Behavioural Sciences

This series includes biology, agriculture and food sciences, medical sciences and the behavioural sciences. Before volume 323, the name of the series …(read more)

Dynamics of Speech Production and Perception

Pub. date
September 2006
Editors
Divenyi, P.L., Greenberg, S., Meyer, G.
Volume
374
Price
US$183 / €126
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978-1-58603-666-9
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences, Social Sciences

That speech is a dynamic process strikes as a tautology: whether from the standpoint of the talke…


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Molecular Biology of Spirochetes

Pub. date
October 2006
Editors
Cabello, F.C., Hulinska, D., Godfrey, H.P.
Volume
373
Price
US$183 / €126
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978-1-58603-665-2
Subject
Biochemistry, Molecular, Cell

Molecular Biology of Spirochtes is a fascinating compilation of presentations. Anyone with a serious…


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Remote Cardiology Consultations Using Advanced Medical Technology

Pub. date
October 2006
Editors
Klapan, I., Poropatich, R.
Volume
372
Price
US$183 / €126
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978-1-58603-657-7
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences, Medicine & Health

NATO operations have expanded in recent years, and the old Cold War concept of “every nation provi…


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Cell Biology and Instrumentation: UV Radiation, Nitric Oxide and Cell Death in Plants

Pub. date
March 2006
Editors
Blume, Y., Durzan, D.J., Smertenko, P.
Volume
371
Price
US$168 / €116
ISBN print
978-1-58603-574-7
Subject
Biochemistry, Molecular, Cell, Life & Behavioural Sciences, Medicine & Health

Cellular processes, signaled by UV radiation, contribute to the behavior of plants under various and…


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Emerging Biological Threat

Pub. date
August 2005
Editors
Berencsi, G., Khan, A.S., Haloužka, J.
Volume
370
Price
US$168 / €116
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978-1-58603-555-6
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences, Medicine & Health

The misuse of technical achievements of science created many disasters in the past. The potential mi…


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Advances in Biophotonics

Pub. date
November 2005
Editors
Wilson, B.C., Tuchin, V.V., Tanev, S.
Volume
369
Price
US$168 / €116
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978-1-58603-540-2
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

The field of biophotonics is rapidly emerging in both academia and industry. It is the convergence o…


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Essays in Bioinformatics

Pub. date
December 2005
Editors
Moss, D.S., Jelaska, S., Pongor, S.
Volume
368
Price
US$168 / €116
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978-1-58603-539-6
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences, Medicine & Health

The rapidly growing number of genomic data has had a profound impact on how bioinformatics is being …


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Free Radicals and Diseases: Gene Expression, Cellular Metabolism and Pathophysiology

Pub. date
July 2005
Editor
Grune, T.
Volume
367
Price
US$168 / €116
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978-1-58603-518-1
Subject
Biochemistry, Molecular, Cell, Life & Behavioural Sciences

This publication contains an extensive overview of free radicals and diseases, including both bas…


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Perspectives in Astrobiology

Pub. date
May 2005
Editors
Hoover, R.B., Rozanov, A.Y., Paepe, R.R.
Volume
366
Price
US$168 / €116
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978-1-58603-512-9
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

Astrobiology is the multi-disciplinary field devoted to the investigation of the origin; physical, c…


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Radiation Inactivation of Bioterrorism Agents

Pub. date
February 2005
Editors
Gazsó, L.G., Ponta, C.C.
Volume
365
Price
US$168 / €116
ISBN print
978-1-58603-488-7
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

The use of and problems associated with biological weapons have been of concern to NATO and non-NATO…


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Structure, Dynamics and Function of Biological Macromolecules and Assemblies

Pub. date
May 2005
Editor
Puglisi, J.D.
Volume
364
Price
US$168 / €116
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978-1-58603-475-7
Subject
Biochemistry, Molecular, Cell, Life & Behavioural Sciences, Medicine & Health

This publication brings together the work of experts applying different physical methods to problems…


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Endoplasmic Reticulum: A Metabolic Compartment

Pub. date
December 2004
Editors
Benedetti, A., Bánhegyi, G., Burchell, A.
Volume
363
Price
US$168 / €116
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978-1-58603-474-0
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

The endoplasmic reticulum is a continuous membrane network in the cytosol, which encloses its intern…


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Desertification Combat and Food Safety

Pub. date
February 2005
Editors
Faye, B., Esenov, P.
Volume
362
Price
US$168 / €116
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978-1-58603-473-3
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

This publication brings together desert and camel scientists from Western European countries, Medite…


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Risk Infections and Possibilities for Biomedical Terrorism

Pub. date
December 2004
Editors
Elzer, P.H., Metodiev, K.T.
Volume
361
Price
US$168 / €116
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978-1-58603-441-2
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences, Medicine & Health

This publications covers the NATO Advanced Research workshop, focusing on bio-terrorism, agro-terror…


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Strengthening Influenza Pandemic Preparedness through Civil-Military Cooperation

Pub. date
December 2004
Editors
Neville, J., Kisilev, O.I.
Volume
360
Price
US$168 / €116
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978-1-58603-440-5
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

This publication covers a wide range of influenza topics, stressing the importance of influenza as a…


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Genomics for Biosafety in Plant Biotechnology

Pub. date
August 2004
Editors
Nap, J.P.H., Atanassov, A., Stiekema, W.J.
Volume
359
Price
US$168 / €116
ISBN print
978-1-58603-432-0
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences, Medicine & Health

Currently, there is a clear gap between the issues of biosafety and its regulation on the one hand a…


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Frontiers in Neurodegenerative Disorders and Aging: Fundamental Aspects, Clinical Perspectives and New Insights

Pub. date
July 2004
Editors
Özben, T., Chevion, M.
Volume
358
Price
US$168 / €116
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978-1-58603-428-3
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences, Neurosciences

This book brings together some of the best researchers in the field of aging and neurodegenerative d…


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Preparedness against Bioterrorism and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases

Pub. date
June 2004
Editors
Kocik, J., Janiak, J., Negut, M.
Volume
357
Price
US$168 / €116
ISBN print
978-1-58603-417-7
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences, Medicine & Health, Security & Terrorism

The objective of this book is to provide countries in which a biodefence system is currently under d…


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Toxicogenomics and Proteomics

Pub. date
February 2004
Editor
Valdes, J.J.
Volume
356
Price
US$168 / €116
ISBN print
978-1-58603-402-3
Subject
Medicine & Health

The field of toxicology has developed a well-characterized set of techniques to assess the behaviora…


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Operator Functional State

Pub. date
September 2003
Editors
Hockey, G.R.J., Gaillard, A.W.K., Burov, O.
Volume
355
Price
US$168 / €116
ISBN print
978-1-58603-362-0
Subject
Ergonomics, Rehabilitation & Assistive Technology

The term ‘operator functional state’ (OFS) acknowledges the intrinsic relationship between human…


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Frontiers in Autoimmunity

Pub. date
September 2003
Editor
Zouali, M.
Volume
354
Price
US$168 / €116
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978-1-58603-361-3
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

Autoimmunity is a condition that arises when the normal safeguards that maintain immunological toler…


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Literacy Acquisition

Pub. date
August 2003
Editors
Joshi, Y.K., Leong, C.K., Kaczmarek, B.
Volume
353
Price
US$186 / €128
ISBN print
978-1-58603-360-6
Subject
Language Speech, Neurosciences

Even though comprehension is the ultimate goal of reading, word recognition skills have received a c…


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Applications of Genomics and Proteomics of Bacterial Warfare Agents

Pub. date
July 2003
Editors
DelVecchio, V.G., Krcmery, V.
Volume
352
Price
US$168 / €116
ISBN print
978-1-58603-343-9
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

Recent scientific breakthroughs have improved our understanding of the impact of environmental to…


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Human Monitoring for Genetics Effects

Pub. date
August 2003
Editors
Cebulska-Wasilewska, A., Au, W.W., Šrám, R.J.
Volume
351
Price
US$168 / €116
ISBN print
978-1-58603-358-3
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

Recent scientific breakthroughs have improved our understanding of the impact of environmental toxic…


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New Advances in Thoracic Oncology: From the Scientific Evidence to the Optimal Management

Pub. date
July 2003
Editors
Massard, G., Porhanov, V.A.
Volume
350
Price
US$168 / €116
ISBN print
978-1-58603-357-6
Subject
Cancer Research, Medicine & Health

This publication brings together selected experts whose daily work is dedicated to both research and…


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Biology and Biotechnology of the Plant Hormone Ethylene

Pub. date
June 2003
Editors
Vendrell, M., Klee, H., Pech, J.C., Romojaro, F.
Volume
349
Price
US$203 / €140
ISBN print
978-1-58603-346-0
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

Ethylene is a simple gaseous plant hormone produced by higher plants and also by bacteria and fungi.…


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Psychiatric Neuroimaging

Pub. date
June 2003
Editors
Ng, V., Barker, G.J., Hendler, T.
Volume
348
Price
US$168 / €116
ISBN print
978-1-58603-344-6
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

The advent of non-invasive neuroimaging (i.e. computerized tomography) nearly thirty years ago marke…


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Thiol Metabolism and Redox Regulation of Cellular Functions

Pub. date
October 2002
Editors
Pompella, A., Bánhegyi, G., Wellman-Rousseau, M.
Volume
347
Price
US$116 / €105
ISBN print
978-1-58603-282-1
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

The volume includes contributions by some of the leading scientists in the field of thiol oxidation/…


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Disease Markers in Exhaled Breath

Pub. date
September 2002
Editors
Marczin, N., Yacoub, M.H.
Volume
346
Price
US$116 / €105
ISBN print
978-1-58603-273-9
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

This monograph contains the contributions of invited speakers and participants at the NATO Advanced …


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Effects of Air Pollution on Forest Health and Biodiversity in Forests of the Carpathian Mountains

Pub. date
January 2002
Editors
Szaro, R.C., Oszlányi, J., Godzik, B., Bytnerowicz, A.
Volume
345
Price
US$116 / €105
ISBN print
978-1-58603-258-6
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

The effects of air pollution on biota may be subtle and elusive because of their interactions with n…


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Free Radicals, Nitric Oxide and Inflammation

Pub. date
March 2003
Editors
Tomasi, A., Özben, T., Skulachev, V.P.
Volume
344
Price
US$168 / € 116
ISBN print
978-1-58603-243-2
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

Inflammation is the local response of a complex organism to an injury that serves as a mechanism …


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A New Model for Analyzing Antimicrobial Peptides with Biomedical Applications

Pub. date
September 2002
Editors
Cooper, E.L., Beschin, A., Bilej, M.
Volume
343
Price
US$116 / €105
ISBN print
978-1-58603-237-1
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

This book is aimed at two audiences. First, it will present evidence for the earthworm’s immune sy…


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Creatine Kinase and Brain Energy Metabolism

Pub. date
July 2003
Editors
Kekelidze, T., Holtzman, D.
Volume
342
Price
US$168 / € 116
ISBN print
978-1-58603-233-3
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

This volume includes the proceedings of a NATO sponsored Advanced Research Workshop on the physiolog…


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Cestode Zoonoses: Echinococcosis and Cysticercosis

Pub. date
January 2001
Editors
Craig, P., Pawlowski, Z.
Volume
341
Price
US$121 / €110
ISBN print
978-1-58603-220-3
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

Parasitic zoonoses or parasitic infections transmitted from animals to humans are likely to become i…


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Endocrine Disruptors and Carcinogenic Risk Assessment

Pub. date
November 2001
Editors
Chyczewski, L., Niklinski, J., Pluygers, E.
Volume
340
Price
US$116 / €105
ISBN print
978-1-58603-218-0
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

The book is devoted to the study of the endocrine-related effects on human health with special refer…


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Enhancing Biocontrol Agents and Handling Risks

Pub. date
January 2001
Editors
Vurro, M., Gressel, J., Butt, T., Harman, G., St. Leger, R., Nuss, D., Pilgeram, A.
Volume
339
Price
US$116 / €105
ISBN print
978-1-58603-216-6
Subject
Environmental Sciences

The increased relevance given to life and food quality, and environment preservation must be balance…


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Novel Processes and Control Technologies in the Food Industry

Pub. date
January 2001
Editors
Bozoglu, F., Bozoglu, F., Ray, B.
Volume
338
Price
US$116 / €105
ISBN print
978-1-58603-185-5
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

Developments in food processing and control practices give food industry new horizons such as: food …


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Aerial Archaeology

Pub. date
January 2002
Editors
Bewley, R.H., Raczkowski, W.
Volume
337
Price
US$116 / €105
ISBN print
978-1-58603-184-8
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

Since the lifting of the Iron Curtain in 1990 there has been an expansion of aerial survey for archa…


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Etiology and Treatment of Acute Lung Injury

Pub. date
January 2001
Editors
Matalon, S., Sznajder, J.I.
Volume
336
Price
US$130 / €118
ISBN print
978-1-58603-183-1
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

This book contains contributions of internationally known basic scientists and clinicians with exper…


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Bioelectronic Applications of Photochromic Pigments

Pub. date
January 2001
Editors
Dér, A., Keszthelyi, L.
Volume
335
Price
US$116 / €105
ISBN print
978-1-58603-182-4
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

The actuality of the topics of the book is given by the latest developments in an emerging field of …


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Modulation of Neuronal Responses: Implications for Active Vision

Pub. date
July 2003
Editors
Buracas, G.T., Ruksenas, O., Albright, T.D., Boynton, G.M.
Volume
334
Price
US$168 / € 116
ISBN print
978-1-58603-181-7
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

The unique feature that distinguishes this volume from a number of others addressing neural basis of…


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Protein Folding, Evolution and Design

Pub. date
January 2001
Editors
Broglia, R.A., Shakhnovich, E.I., Tiana, G.
Volume
333
Price
US$116 / €105
ISBN print
978-1-58603-169-5
Subject
Physics

This book presents the results of broad. interdisciplinary effort to study proteins in physical and …


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Understanding Cardiac Imaging Techniques

Pub. date
January 2001
Editor
Marzullo, P.
Volume
332
Price
US$97 / €88
ISBN print
978-1-58603-170-1
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

In Western Countries, a significant amount of public money flows through medical imaging. In particu…


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Calcium Signaling

Pub. date
January 2001
Editors
Morad, M., Kostyuk, P.
Volume
331
Price
US$140 / €127
ISBN print
978-1-58603-157-2
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

The processes that use or regulate calcium as a biological signal to transmit information or initiat…


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Vascular Endothelium

Pub. date
January 2000
Editors
Catravas, J.D., Callow, A.D., Ryan, U.S., Simionescu, M.
Volume
330
Price
US$116 / €105
ISBN print
978-1-58603-092-6
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

This is the seventh in a series of monographs on aspects of endothelial cell biology. All are derive…


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The Origin and Fate of Somites

Pub. date
January 2001
Editors
Sanders, E.J., Lash, J.W., Ordahl, C.P.
Volume
329
Price
US$116 / €105
ISBN print
978-1-58603-093-3
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

This book will provide an opportunity for both new and experienced investigators in the field of som…


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Cell Biology of Plant and Fungal Tip Growth

Pub. date
January 2001
Editors
Geitmann, A., Cresti, M., Heath, I.B.
Volume
328
Price
US$116 / €105
ISBN print
978-1-58603-083-4
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

Tip growth is a type of cellular growth that is represented in many and diverse cell types, which ar…


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Heart Disease

Pub. date
July 2002
Editors
Weidner, G., Kopp, M.S., Kristenson, M.
Volume
327
Price
US$116 / €105
ISBN print
978-1-58603-082-7
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

This book addresses one major question: Why do men get more heart disease than women? Recent global …


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Sensorimotor Control

Pub. date
January 2001
Editors
Dengler, R., Kossev, A.R.
Volume
326
Price
US$131 / €119
ISBN print
978-1-58603-081-0
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

Despite the intensive experimental and theoretical studies for over a century, the general processes…


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Methods in Macromolecular Crystallography

Pub. date
January 2001
Editors
Johnson, L., Turk, D.
Volume
325
Price
US$139 / €126
ISBN print
978-1-58603-080-3
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

The main theme of the book will be on the interactions of macromolecules and the consequences for bi…


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Multi-Problem Violent Youth

Pub. date
January 2002
Editors
Corrado, R.R., Roesch, R., Hart, S.D., Gierowski, J.K.
Volume
324
Price
US$121 / €110
ISBN print
978-1-58603-071-1
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

This book examines the research and theoretical bases for the creation of a risk-needs management in…


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Peptidergic G Protein-Coupled Receptors

Pub. date
January 1999
Editors
Geppetti, P., Müller-Esterl, W., Regoli, D.
Volume
307
Price
US$119 / €108
ISBN print
978-90-5199-441-4
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences

Peptides are a rapidly growing class of mediators whose activity regulates homeostasis as well as pa…


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This series includes biology, agriculture and food sciences, medical sciences and the behavioural sciences. Before volume 323, the name of the series was Life Sciences.