The last decades have seen the rise of neuroscience to one of the most dynamic biomedical disciplines. With the development of powerful new techniques it has been possible to investigate specific physiological and pathological neural mechanisms and thus to elucidate the etiology of many neurodegenerative and neuromuscular diseases.This first volume of the new book series BioValley Monographs presents a whole range of methods developed to grow different kinds of neurons and glial cells in vitro. It is the result of a trinational cooperation between scientists of Neurex, the neuroscience network of the Upper Rhine valley. The articles are not just simple descriptions of bench techniques but discuss the unique features of each method, its difficulties, and tricks to avoid these pitfalls. The book covers cells growing in a dissociated state, organotypic slices which retain the architecture of neuronal networks in vivo, as well as cultures on architectured substrates allowing researcher
Programming Microsoft Windows CE .NET, Third Edition
Design sleek, high-performance applications for the newest smart mobile devices with the industry’s most respected reference to Windows CE .NET. Now in its third edition, this essential guide has been updated for Windows CE .NET 4.2 and the Microsoft .NET Compact Framework. Author Douglas Boling expertly demonstrates how to apply your...
Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers
Great things don’t happen in a vacuum. But creating an environment for creative thinking and innovation can be a daunting challenge. How can you make it happen at your company? The answer may surprise you: gamestorming.
This book includes more than 80 games to help you break down barriers, communicate better, and generate new...
Windows Vista for Starters: The Missing Manual Fast-paced and easy to use, this concise book teaches you the basics of Windows Vista so you can start using this operating system right away. Written by "New York Times" columnist, bestselling author, Emmy-winning CBS News correspondent and Missing Manuals creator David Pogue, the book will help you:
... Management Science: The Art of Modeling with Spreadsheets
This is a book for business analysts about modeling. A model is a simplified
representation of a situation or problem, and modeling is the process of building,
refining, and analyzing that representation for greater insight and improved decision
making. Some models are so common that they are thought of as routine instruments
Devices of the Soul: Battling for Our Selves in an Age of Machines "Self-forgetfulness is the reigning temptation of the technological era. This is why we so readily give our assent to the absurd proposition that a computer can add two plus two, despite the obvious fact that it can do nothing of the sort--not if we have in mind anything remotely resembling what we do when we add numbers. In the computer's...