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ANNOUNCEMENTS OF NEW BOOKS The Absorption ofSolutes by Plant Cells. By D. H.Jennings. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University Press, 1964. Pp. viii+204. $4.25. Advances in Neuroendocrinology. Edited by A. V. Nalbandov. Urbana, 111.: University of Illinois Press, 1963. Pp. xii+525. Illus. Index. $7.50. Forty-one scientists from the United States and other countries critically review and evaluate the accumulated knowledge in the field ofneuroendocrinology. The result is an invaluable source book for present and future workers in the field. Algae and Man. Edited by Daniel F. Jackson. New York: Plenum Press, 1964. Pp. 444. Illus. Bibliog. Index. $14.50. Proceedings of the 1962 NATO Advanced Study Institute, Held at the University of Louisville. A compilation of scientific contributions concerning the applied and fundamental concepts ofalgae, reflecting the most current investigations in the field by some of the world's leading authorities. Anthropology: A Human Science (Selected Papers, 1939-1960). By Margaret Mead. Princeton, N.J.: D. Van Nostrand Co., 1964. Pp. viii+260. $1.95 (paper). Atlas ofHuman Anatomy. By Ferenc Kiss and Janos Szentagothai. Macmillan Co. (a Pergamon Press book), 1964. Vol. 1, pp. 317; Vol. 2, pp. 229; Vol. 3, pp. 326. $17.50. Bacterial Cell Wall. By M.J.J. Saltón. New York: American Elsevier Publishing Co., 1964. Pp. 301. $14.50. Knowledge of the bacterial cell wall has wide implications in medicine, biochemistry, cell biology, and other applied sciences. Deals with all aspects of the field, including technical details and facts not touched on before. Coverage includes anatomy ofthe bacterial surface, isolation, and electron microscopy, physico-chemical properties, structure, biochemistry. Bacterial Endotoxins: Proceedings of a Symposium Held at the Institute of Microbiology of Rutgers, The State University. Edited by Maurice Landy and Werner Braun. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1964. Pp. xvi+691. $12.00. Bibliography ofthe History ofMedicine ofthe United States and Canada, 1939-1960. Edited by Genevieve Miller. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins Press, 1964. Pp. 512. $11.00. The nearly 12,000 items include the majority ofpublications between 1939 and i960 on medical history in the United States and Canada. Subject headings include Diseases, Hospitals, Medical Education, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Professional History. This is a consolidated version of the annual bibliography in Bulletin ofthe History ofMedicine. Announcements ofNew Books · Advertising Perspectives in Biology and Medicine · Autumn 1964 Biochemistry and Behavior. By Samuel Eiduson, Edward Geller, Arthur Yuwiler, and Bernice T. Eiduson. Princeton, N.J.: D. Van Nostrand Co., 1964. Pp. xii+554. $15.00. The Biochemistry ofPoliomyelitis Viruses. By Ernest Kovacs. New York: Macmillan Co. (a Pergamon Press book), 1964. Pp. xii+269. $10.00. Biological Aspects of Occlusive Vascular Disease. Edited by D. G. Chalmers and G. A. Gresham. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1964. Pp. xiv+420. $22.50. The Biology ofMind. ByWALTER Rudolf Hess. Trans, by Gerhardt von Bonin. Chicago : University ofChicago Press, 1964. Pp. 192. $6.00. This is a noted neurophysiologist's statement on the psyche and the soma. Mr. Hess won the Nobel Prize in 1949 for his discovery ofthe functional organization ofthe interbrain as a co-ordinator ofthe activities ofthe internal organ. Biomedical Applications of Gas Chromatography. Edited by Herman A. Szymanski. New York: Plenum Press, 1964. Pp. 330. Illus. Bibliog. Index. $12.50. This new volume presents a collection of authoritative reports on current usage of gasliquid chromatography in biomedical analyses. It is the most comprehensive work yet to appear on this important application ofGLC. Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation, Vol. 2. Edited by William E. Murry and Peter F. Salisbury. New York: Plenum Press, 1964. Pp. 304. Illus. Bibliog. Index. $12.50. Proceedings of Second National Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation Symposium, sponsored by Instrument Society of America, May 4-7, 1964, at the University ofNew Mexico. This second volume in the series continues up-to-the-minute coverage of advances in the vigorous new field of biomedical sciences instrumentation begun in Volume I. Brain Function. Edited by Mary A. B. Brazier. Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1963. Pp. xvii+394. $10.00. Cell Culture and Somatic Variation. By Morgan Harris. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1964. Pp. x+547. $15.00. The Cellular Functions ofMembrane Transport (A Symposium...


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