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Trace Metals and Infectious Diseases

Trace Metals and Infectious Diseases

Jerome O. Nriagu and Eric P. Skaar (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029193
eISBN:
9780262327619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029193.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Many parts of the world endemic for the most common infectious diseases have the highest prevalence rates of trace metal deficiencies and increasing rates of trace metal pollution. The co-clustering ... More

Trade and PovertyWhen the Third World Fell Behind

Trade and Poverty: When the Third World Fell Behind

Jeffrey G. Williamson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015158
eISBN:
9780262295727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015158.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Today’s wide economic gap between the postindustrial countries of the West and the poorer countries of the third world is not new. Fifty years ago, the world economic order — two hundred years in the ... More

Trading Zones and Interactional ExpertiseCreating New Kinds of Collaboration

Trading Zones and Interactional Expertise: Creating New Kinds of Collaboration

Michael E. Gorman (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014724
eISBN:
9780262289436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014724.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Cross-disciplinary collaboration increasingly characterizes today’s science and engineering research. The problems and opportunities facing society do not come neatly sorted by discipline. ... More

Transformations of LamarckismFrom Subtle Fluids to Molecular Biology

Transformations of Lamarckism: From Subtle Fluids to Molecular Biology

Snait B. Gissis and Eva Jablonka (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015141
eISBN:
9780262295642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015141.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

In 1809—the year of Charles Darwin's birth—Jean-Baptiste Lamarck published Philosophie zoologique, the first comprehensive and systematic theory of biological evolution. The Lamarckian approach ... More

Transforming Global Information and Communication MarketsThe Political Economy of Innovation

Transforming Global Information and Communication Markets: The Political Economy of Innovation

Peter F. Cowhey and Jonathan D. Aronson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012850
eISBN:
9780262255066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012850.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Innovation in information and communication technology (ICT) fuels the growth of the global economy. How ICT markets evolve depends on politics and policy, and since the 1950s, periodic overhauls of ... More

Transient WorkspacesTechnologies of Everyday Innovation in Zimbabwe

Transient Workspaces: Technologies of Everyday Innovation in Zimbabwe

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027243
eISBN:
9780262326155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027243.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This book views technology in Africa from an African perspective. Technology does not always originate in the laboratory in a Western-style building but also in the society in the forest, in the crop ... More

Translational NeuroscienceToward New Therapies

Translational Neuroscience: Toward New Therapies

Karoly Nikolich and Steven E. Hyman (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029865
eISBN:
9780262329859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029865.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

Translational neuroscience faces considerable challenges, as available therapies to treat brain and nervous system disorders are extremely limited and dated. Drug efficacy for depression, anxiety, ... More

Transparency in Global Environmental GovernanceCritical Perspectives

Transparency in Global Environmental Governance: Critical Perspectives

Aarti Gupta and Michael Mason (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027410
eISBN:
9780262320856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027410.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Transparency—commonly understood as openness and greater availability of information—is increasinglyseen as part of the solution to a complex array of economic, political, and ethical problems in an ... More

Transportation and RevoltPigeons, Mules, Canals, and the Vanishing Geographies of Subversive Mobility

Transportation and Revolt: Pigeons, Mules, Canals, and the Vanishing Geographies of Subversive Mobility

Jacob Shell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029339
eISBN:
9780262330404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029339.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

What sorts of transportation technologies and methods of conveyance have political regimes associated with the movement of weapons, papers, or people for political subversion and revolt? In an era ... More

Traversing Digital BabelInformation, E-Government, and Exchange

Traversing Digital Babel: Information, E-Government, and Exchange

Alon Peled

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027878
eISBN:
9780262319867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027878.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Information sharing failures in the public sector present a critical challenge to the modern information state that costs lives and billions of dollars annually. The book presents a thorough ... More

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