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Spider's Bite

Author : ,

ISBN10 : 9781439155431

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 432

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Follow Gin Blanco, a kick-butt female assassin who moonlights at a BBQ joint in Tennessee, as she searches for the person who double-crossed her in this heart-pounding and fresh paranormal romance series. After Gin’s family was murdered by a Fire elemental when she was thirteen, she lived on the streets and eventually became an assassin to survive. Now, Gin is assigned to rub out an Ashland businessman, but it turns out to be a trap. After Gin’s handler is brutally murdered, she teams up with the sexy detective investigating the case to figure out who double-crossed her and why. Only one thing is for sure—Gin has no qualms about killing her way to the top of the conspiracy.

The Black Widow Spider

Author : Lisa Owings

ISBN10 : 1612117104

Publisher : Bellwether Media

Number of Pages : 24

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

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Book Summary: Don't say you weren't warned. Black widows have red markings that let you know they are dangerous. Bother a black widow and experience the effects of its potent poison. Get caught up in reading about the deadly black widow spider.

The Spider Bites

Author : Medora Sale

ISBN10 : 1554692822

Publisher : Orca Book Publishers

Number of Pages : 131

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 696

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Book Summary: After being away while suspended from the police force while under investigated for corruption, Rick Montoya returns to the city to discover someone living in his apartment, but before he can determine what is going on, the place goes up in flames.

Neuroparasitology and Tropical Neurology

Author : Hector H. Garcia,Herbert B. Tanowitz,Oscar H. Del Brutto

ISBN10 : 0444534997

Publisher : Newnes

Number of Pages : 432

Category : Medical

Viewed : 625

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Book Summary: Neuroparasitology and Tropical Neurology, a new volume in The Handbook of Clinical Neurology, provides a comprehensive and contemporary reference on parasitic infections of the human nervous system. Parasitic infections are varied and some are resolved by the host’s immune system, other infections may become established even though unnoticed, and some cause severe disease and death. In our modern world, neuroparasitoses are no longer geographically isolated and these infections now appear worldwide. Outside of a very few well understood pathologies, most parasitic infections have been neglected in the neurological literature and most neurologists have never diagnosed such an infection. This volume details how, with the advent of modern neuroimaging techniques, improved diagnostic applications of molecular biology, more accurate immunodiagnosis, and minimally invasive neurosurgery, human nervous system parasitoses are now diagnosed and treated, with increasing frequency. The book is divided into six sections, and begins with an introduction to the mechanisms of infection, diagnosis, and pathology of parasitic diseases. Subsequent chapters detail protozoan diseases and a section covering each of the major classes of human-infecting helminths: nematodes (roundworms), trematodes (flukes), and cestodes (tapeworms). The final section contains chapters on other important areas of tropical clinical medicine including the neurological complications of venomous bites and tropical nutritional deficiencies. Neuroparasitology and Tropical Neurology will be of interest to neurologists, neurosurgeons and other health professionals encountering patients with parasitic infections. A comprehensive reference resource on the diagnosis and treatment of parasitic infections of the human nervous system Focuses on the impact of modern neuroimaging techniques, improved diagnostic applications of molecular biology, more accurate immunodiagnosis, and minimally invasive neurosurgery to diagnose parasitoses International list of contributors including the leading workers in the field

Dr. Eleanor's Book of Common Spiders

Author : Christopher M. Buddle,Eleanor Spicer Rice

ISBN10 : 022633239X

Publisher : University of Chicago Press

Number of Pages : 80

Category : Nature

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Book Summary: Spiders have a problem, and it’s us. Despite their magnificent talents for crafting webs, capturing mosquitoes, and camouflage, for millennia arachnophobia has hampered our ability to appreciate these eight-legged and -eyed marvels. No longer! In this witty, accessible, and beautifully illustrated guide, Christopher M. Buddle and Eleanor Spicer Rice metamorphose creepy-crawly revulsion into spider wonder. Emerging from ambitious citizen science project Your Wild Life (an initiative based at North Carolina State University), Dr. Eleanor's Book of Common Spiders provides an eye-opening arachnological overview of the natural history of species most noted by project participants, showcasing some of the fascinating spiders found in our attics and tents, front lawns and forests—and even introducing us to spiders that fish. Exploring species from the tiny (but gymnastic) zebra jumping spider to the naturally shy and woefully misunderstood black widow, this guide will be a tremendous resource for teachers, students, and scientists alike. But more than this, it will transform the way we perceive the environment around us by deepening our understanding of its littlest inhabitants, inspiring all of us to find our inner naturalist, get outside, and crawl across the dirt—magnifying glass in hand.

Toxicology and Human Environments

Author : ,

ISBN10 : 0124159087

Publisher : Academic Press

Number of Pages : 450

Category : Science

Viewed : 1997

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Book Summary: Environmental toxicology is generally held to be the study of the potential of constituents of outdoor environments to impact either human health or the biological structure of the ecosystems involved. This volume is a first attempt to integrate toxicological studies of all of the many human environments, both indoor and outdoor, and their complex interrelationships. Included are considerations of natural environments, the agroecosystem, occupational, urban and domestic environments as well as the environment associated with Superfund sites and military deployments. The primary emphasis is on public health, including the potential health effects of toxicants found in different environments, the bioprocessing of such toxicants in humans and surrogate animals and the principles of risk analysis. Approaches the toxicology of human environments in a new and unique way, stressing the complex interrelationships of all human environments and the implication for human and environmental health Each chapter is written by an acknowledged expert and is addressed to those interested in the broader implications of the environmental modifications that are always associated with the activities of humans living and working in them

Spiders and Their Kin

Author : Herbert W. Levi,Lorna R. Levi

ISBN10 : 1466862459

Publisher : Golden Guides from St. Martin\'s Press

Number of Pages : 160

Category : Nature

Viewed : 1814

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Book Summary: This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Enjoy and Learn! Expert Knowledge! Easy-to-Read! This introduction to the diverse yet little known world of spiders is packed with concise, accurate information. With full-color pictures and readable text, this guide identifies representative species and describes: Their characteristics and habits Growth, courtship and enemies Where they are found Includes information on poisonous species and how to collect, preserve, and raise spiders.

I'm Trying to Love Spiders

Author : Bethany Barton

ISBN10 : 0698148045

Publisher : Penguin

Number of Pages : 40

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

Viewed : 678

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Book Summary: The Official Spider Test. What do you do when you see a spider? a. Lay on a BIG spidey smoocheroo. b. Smile, but back away slowly. c. Grab the closest object, wind up, and let it fly. d. Run away screaming. If you chose b, c, or d, then this book is for you! (If you chose a, you might be crazy.) I’m Trying to Love Spiders will help you see these amazing arachnids in a whole new light, from their awesomely excessive eight eyes, to the seventy-five pounds of bugs a spider can eat in a single year! And you’re sure to feel better knowing you have a better chance of being struck by lightning than being fatally bit by a spider. Comforting, right? No? Either way, there’s heaps more information in here to help you forget your fears . . . or at least laugh a lot!

The Structure and Habits of Spiders

Author : J. H. Emerton

ISBN10 :

Publisher : Good Press

Number of Pages : 4065

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1992

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Book Summary: "The Structure and Habits of Spiders" by J. H. Emerton. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Spiders

Author : Don McLeese

ISBN10 : 1612366910

Publisher : Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Number of Pages : 24

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

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Book Summary: Rich Content And Beautiful Photos Examines The Habitat, Diet, And Characteristics Of Various Types Of Spiders.

Spiders

Author : Lynne Kelly

ISBN10 : 9781741761870

Publisher : Allen & Unwin

Number of Pages : 272

Category : Nature

Viewed : 1861

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Book Summary: "Yet again I was screaming in the night" is the opening sentence in this book. The author decided to deliberately overcome her fear of spiders by observing and studying them, and learning as much as she could about them. As well as being an authoritative book on spiders this book is a personal account of how the author came to love them; and how any other arachnophobe can do the same."--provided by publisher.

Invasive Species and Human Health

Author : Giuseppe Mazza,Elena Tricarico

ISBN10 : 1786390981

Publisher : CABI

Number of Pages : 208

Category : Nature

Viewed : 700

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Book Summary: Invasive alien plants and animals are known for their disruption of ecosystems and threat to biodiversity. This book highlights their major impact on human health. This includes not only direct effects through contact with the species via bites, wounds and disease, but also indirect effects caused by changes induced in ecosystems by invasive species, such as more water hyacinth increasing mosquito levels and thereby the potential for malaria. Covering a wide range of case studies from different taxa (animals and plants), and giving an overview of the diverse impacts of invasive species on health in developed and developing countries, the book is a significant contribution that will help in prioritizing approaches to controlling invasive species and mitigating their health effects. It covers invasive plants, marine species, spiders and other arachnids, ticks and dust mites, insects, mosquitos and other diptera, freshwater species (invertebrates and fishes), amphibians and reptiles, birds and mammals. The broad spectrum of the analyzed case studies will ensure the appeal of the book to a wide public, including researchers of biological invasions, doctors, policy-makers and managers, and students of invasive species in ecology, animal and plant biology and public health medicine.

Handbook of Clinical Toxicology of Animal Venoms and Poisons

Author : Julian White,Jurg Meier

ISBN10 : 1351443143

Publisher : CRC Press

Number of Pages : 768

Category : Medical

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Book Summary: The Handbook of Clinical Toxicology of Animal Venoms is the first concise, one-volume book devoted to this important subject. The editors are internationally recognized authorities in the biology and clinical aspects of venomous and poisonous animals, and the chapter authors are world leaders in their respective fields of toxicology. All aspects of the topic are covered including information on the biology and taxonomy of poisonous animals, their venom or poison, diagnosis, and general treatment principles and specific treatment. The most up-to-date list of available antivenoms is provided. Coverage of venomous and poisonous animals is comprehensive, with thorough discussions on shellfish poisoning, ciguatera, fugu, coelenterates, stingrays, venous fish, blue-ringed octopus, sea-snakes, scorpions, spiders, insects, and gila lizards. Individual chapters focus on snakes and snakebite in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, North America, Central America, and South America. Nearly all clinical chapters have been written by clinicians with extensive experience treating the particular type of animal envenoming or poisoning under consideration. No other book brings together such a wealth of information in this field, and no other book provides it in a format useful to clinicians charged with the responsibility of treating envenomed or poisoned patients. The Handbook of Clinical Toxicology of Animal Venoms is an essential addition to all medical libraries, emergency departments, toxicology departments, poison information centers, and invaluable to all professionals working in these fields.

Super Spiders

Author : Charlotte Guillain

ISBN10 : 1410991997

Publisher : Capstone

Number of Pages : 32

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

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Book Summary: How do spiders make their webs? How do spiders eat their prey? How many eyes do spiders have? This title takes a fun look at spiders through engaging photos and lively text.

Up Close With Spiders

Author : Alexandra Siy

ISBN10 : 0823442071

Publisher : Holiday House

Number of Pages : 48

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

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Book Summary: Debunking myths about spiders, this book takes an extremely close look at creatures that both fascinate and terrify humans. An introduction explains what makes spiders unique. Then ten species are highlighted with incredible electron micrograph photographs and surprising facts. From diving bell spiders that live in bubbles underwater, to spitting spiders that shoot venomous wads of spit at their prey, to black widows and wolf spiders, this unusual book will intrigue readers and help dispel arachnophobia. First published in 2015 as Spidermania, this title has been repackaged as a companion to Up Close with Bugs (Bug Shots).

Science Comics: Spiders

Author : Tait Howard

ISBN10 : 1250846463

Publisher : First Second

Number of Pages : 128

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

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Book Summary: "Surf the web" with this volume of Science Comics, First Second’s action-packed nonfiction graphic novel series! When a sister and brother agree to help a talking spider find her missing child, they don’t realize that it will take them on a journey across the globe! Along the way they’ll meet spiders who live in every environment imaginable, from their own backyard to the Australian Outback. Although they seem scary at first, once you learn why spiders have gotten such a bad reputation you’ll see that they are actually here to help!

The King of Sting

Author : Coyote Peterson

ISBN10 : 0316423149

Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Number of Pages : 208

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

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Book Summary: Wildlife expert and Emmy Award-winning Coyote Peterson brings his 12.5 million YouTube subscribers and legions of kid fans a full-color exploration of his "Sting Zone" adventure series, featuring shots from the episodes and culminating in his thrilling encounter with the "King of Sting"--the Executioner Wasp. Coyote Peterson, YouTube star, animal enthusiast, and creator of the Brave Adventure series, has tracked down some of the world's most painfully stinging insects and chronicled getting stung by each of them on his YouTube channel. Coyote has saved the best--or possibly the worst--for last, and he's finally ready to share his experience with the most painful sting in the world: the Executioner Wasp. Featuring full-color stills from his show, and packed with facts about nature's most misunderstood creatures, King of Sting is a dream book for any kid that loves animals, bugs, outdoor exploration, and danger!

Venom

Author : Marilyn Singer

ISBN10 : 1728429862

Publisher : Millbrook Press

Number of Pages : 96

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

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Book Summary: Beware! Poisonous things are all around you. Author Marilyn Singer brings kids the coolest info on creatures that can harm or even kill with a bite or sting

Web-Spinning Spiders

Author : Laura Hamilton Waxman

ISBN10 : 1512421685

Publisher : Lerner Publications ™

Number of Pages : 24

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

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Book Summary: Learn about the many intriguing aspects of spiders, including their body parts and structure, their habitat and how it supports them, and how they use webs to catch their next meal. Captions point out key visual details that readers can glean from the book's photographs, and chapter headings assist readers with locating information and main ideas. In addition, readers will find text features such as a labeled photo diagram, glossary, and index in the back of the book.

Field Guide to the Spiders of California and the Pacific Coast States

Author : Richard J. Adams

ISBN10 : 0520957040

Publisher : Univ of California Press

Number of Pages : 452

Category : Nature

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Book Summary: With over 40,000 described species, spiders have adapted to nearly every terrestrial environment across the globe. Over half of the world’s spider families live within the three contiguous Pacific Coast states—not surprising considering the wide variety of habitats, from mountain meadows and desert dunes to redwood forests and massive urban centers. This beautifully illustrated, accessible guide covers all of the families and many of the genera found along the Pacific Coast, including introduced species and common garden spiders. The author provides readers with tools for identifying many of the region’s spiders to family, and when possible, genus and species. He discusses taxonomy, distribution, and natural history as well as what is known of the habits of the spiders, the characters of families, and references to taxonomic revisions of the pertinent genera. Full-color plates for each family bring to life the incredible diversity of this ancient arachnid order.