Our lives – and livelihoods – depend on the plants, animals, and microbes of this planet. The current extent and pace of environmental change however, threatens our very way of being.
At this point, our only hope is decisive action – a movement that must be informed by research in disciplines dealing directly with life. Biomedicine and Life Sciences provides just that. With applications in areas such as medicine, agriculture, and biotechnology, this eBook collection covers research fields that are essential to maintaining and improving the quality of life on Earth. Bringing together up-to-date resources from trusted authors working around the world on topics as diverse as patterns of infectious transmission to processes responsible for the loss of biodiversity.