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St.-Laurent, François

Overview
Works: 260 works in 379 publications in 1 language and 1,670 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer, Author, Thesis advisor
Classifications: PN1997, 616.079
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Publications about François St.-Laurent
Publications by François St.-Laurent
Most widely held works by François St.-Laurent
Sexually-transmitted diseases ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Intended as a comprehensive practical guide to the more prevalent sexually transmitted diseases: AIDS, gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, and venereal warts. Provides a detailed and complete description of causes, symptoms, and treatments for these illnesses, as well as current scientific knowledge about how to combat them
Mental illness by Lu Hanessian( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Describes the most common mental illnesses such as phobias, anxiety, nervous breakdowns, and schizophrenia
Archaeology ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
This program explains some of the new approaches to analyzing tree marks, rocks, sediment, and vegetable debris to date objects. Preservation of artifacts by means of a new nuclear technology is also looked at
The immune system by Horst-Gunter Koch( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
"This program uses stunning imagery to describe the battles our immune system wages inside our bodies, showing how it sets up defenses against viral invasion. It explains how, by means of vaccination, we can use the functions of the immune system to prevent disease. The program also shows how, in the case of organ transplants, the immune system must be suppressed, and shows how the anti-rejection drug, Cyclosporine, works."--Container
Physics and physiology of sports ( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
This program describes the principles governing several sports
Science and ethics ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
With the advancement of the scientific and technological age, there is a new level of ethical issues. This video deals with and discusses those issues
What consumers consume ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Looks at the many social and psychological factors involved in consumer behavior. Segments cover the fashion industry, television, and the automobile industry
Tracking down the past ( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
With sequences shot at the most famous archaeological and prehistoric sites of France, this program describes Carbon-14 dating, fossil pollen analysis, and the correlation of annual ring counts on trees
Pharmacology ( visu )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Discusses how modern medicine owes much of its success to drugs and explains how these chemical molecules treat and cure illnesses
Color ( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Examines the physics and chemistry of color and light including ultrviolet and infared light. Covers the perception of colors and the ways in which color can be used in clothing to make the wearer less visible or more sexually seductive. Explains the relatioship between psychological responses and physical phenomena. Shows how different colors and combinations of colors are used in inks and paints. Explains the significance of color in nature
The Brain last enigma ( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
"This program first draws us into the fantastic world of dreams-- a world as interesting to physiologists and physicians as it is to psychoanalysts. Then the nervous system is explained: how nerve impulses are transmitted and how chemical neurotransmitters make our brain work. In addition, two technologies are explained which are designed to delve even deeper into the depths of the brain and to help detect illnesses: nuclear magnetic resonance and electroencephalography"--Container
Sculpture ( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
"To give form to memory, an image, or an abstract idea, the sculptor has a choice of many different techniques. This program shows how bronze is cast, and how those who restore or repair old sculpture use technologies more advanced than did the original artists. The program also shows two fascinating new technologies: metals with memory of shape and the reproduction of sculpture by laser"--Container
Fragile ecosystems ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Program looks at three fragile ecosystems, all in danger of destruction from human activity: marshes, soils and the atmosphere
Evolution ( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Since Charles Darwin formulated his theory of natural selection, our view of the world has changed. Although Darwin's theory itself has "evolved," scientists agree that living species slowly but surely diverged from common ancestors. This program begins with a segment on fossils, one of the most convincing proofs of evolution. Retraces the major steps of evolution as they were uncovered by science. Presents the major theories of evolution
Meteorology ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Introduces the basic principles of meterology, factors that create the various climates of the world and looks at the new technology that makes it possible to predict weather more acurately than ever before, and discusses some of the factors that make weather prediction an inexact science
Geological processes ( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Three geologic features found in Arizona are discussed: the Grand Canyon, Sunset Crater and Meteor Crater
Exploring virtual reality ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Examines the technology of virtual reality and the use of computers to simulate diverse acoustic sounds and reproduce the sounds of traditional instruments. Also focuses on the use of virtual reality to control robots who perform dangerous tasks
Eating healthy ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Describes how the combination of the five food groups provides the human body with those elements essential for its proper functioning, how vitamins contribute to the growth and health of the human body, and why vitamins must be ingested. Stresses the importance of good nutrition in maintaining good health and the energy levels necessary to successful living
An introduction to computers ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Explores how computers function. Also introduces two medical expert systems and describes the capability of making medical diagnoses in hospital emergency rooms using informatics
Hearing ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
An examination of the physiology of hearing and the impact of technology on the recording and production of sound and music
 
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Alternative Names
Saint-Laurent, François
Languages
English (55)
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