WorldCat Identities

Kirkwood, T. B. L.

Overview
Works: 46 works in 87 publications in 6 languages and 2,800 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Miscellanea  Biography  History  Fiction 
Roles: Editor, Compiler
Classifications: QP86, 612.67
Publication Timeline
Key
Publications about  T. B. L Kirkwood Publications about T. B. L Kirkwood
Publications by  T. B. L Kirkwood Publications by T. B. L Kirkwood
Most widely held works about T. B. L Kirkwood
 
Most widely held works by T. B. L Kirkwood
Time of our lives : the science of human aging by T. B. L Kirkwood ( Book )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In Time of Our Lives, Tom Kirkwood unfolds some of the deepest mysteries of medical science while demolishing some of the most persistent misconceptions. He overturns the almost universally held belief that aging is either necessary or inevitable - it isn't - and debunks the idea that there exists a "death gene" that evolved to inhibit population growth. Instead, Kirkwood shows that we age because our genes, evolving at a time when life was "nasty, brutish, and short," placed little priority on the long-term maintenance of our bodies. With such knowledge, along with new insights from genome research, we can devise ways to target the root causes of aging and of age-related diseases such as Alzheimer's and osteoporosis. Expanding the thesis of the "disposable soma," developed over twenty years of research, Kirkwood makes sense of the evolution of aging, explains how aging occurs, and answers fundamental questions like why women live longer than men. He even considers the possibility that human beings will someday have greatly extended life spans or even be free from senescence altogether."--BOOK JACKET
Chance, development, and aging by Caleb Finch ( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Accuracy in molecular processes : its control and relevance to living systems by T. B. L Kirkwood ( Book )
8 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sex and longevity : sexuality, gender, reproduction, parenthood by Jean-Marie Robine ( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and German and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In most human societies, females live longer than males. Some people live in good health to great ages while others die relatively young. The tendency to live longer seems to run in families. Parenthood also seems to influence survival. Why should females survive well after they lose fertility? In the current context of improved diet, public health and medicine, many more people will live longer, leading to an ageing of the human population. An international group of experts, hosted by the Fondation IPSEN, met during the third meeting of the series "Colloques Medecine et Recherche", devoted to "Research and Perspectives in Longevity", to discuss the latest advances towards understanding why some of us age faster than others."--BOOK JACKET
The end of age by T. B. L Kirkwood ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El fin del envejecimiento : ciencia y longevidad by T. B. L Kirkwood ( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Spanish and Esperanto and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zeit unseres Lebens : warum Altern biologisch unnötig ist by T. B. L Kirkwood ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Time of our lives by T. B. L Kirkwood ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The death knell of old age ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... this program tracks the final hours of Bob's life as he quietly expires at home. Spectacular 3-D computer animations of cellular damage by free radicals, optic degeneration, spinal nerve damage, and brain failure; endoscopic imaging of degeneration of the heart, blood vessels, bronchi, ears, and stomach lining; and thermal imaging of bodily heat loss illustrate the body's inability to heal and renew itself"--Container
A history of Lawrence County physicians and a review of medicine : as practiced 100 years ago by T. B. L Kirkwood ( Book )
3 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Cambridge handbook of age and ageing ( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A state-of-the-art guide to the current body of knowledge, theory, policy and practice of age researchers and gerontologists around the world. While the main focus of the book is the behavioural and social sciences, it provides comprehensive, accessible and authoritative accounts of all the key topics in the field
Wellbeing in later life ( )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pilot's dawn : a novel by T. B. L Kirkwood ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Steven Le Conte, a young American journalist of great charm and scant success, lives in Paris near Sophie Marx, retired Bureau Chief of the New York Times. Sophie is writing a series on Georges Michelet, an unscrupulous French politician with presidential ambitions. Sophie persuades Steven to befriend Michelet's daughter, Nicole, hoping he will be able to transform his contact into valuable information. Instead he falls desperately in love with her. When Steven learns that Nicole's father is behind a gruesome series of disasters involving U.S. aircraft, he awakens to an agonizing dilemma."--Cover, p. 4
Mental capital and wellbeing : making the most of ourselves in the 21st century ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seimei no mochijikan wa kimatteirunoka : Tsukaisute no karada rōka riron ga hiraku kibō no chihei ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Workshop on thromboplastin calibration : July 1, 1983 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notes on Rankin, Rawlings, Province, Catterton, Blackburn and Kirkwood families by T. B. L Kirkwood ( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wellbeing by Peter Y Chen ( )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wellbeing in Later Life uses the latest research from a variety of disciplines to address and correct common myths and misconceptions about aging. Covers topics ranging from biological mechanisms that affect aging to lifestyle, attitudes, and social factorsExamines the challenges of humanity's increasing life expectancy and includes recommendations for maintaining and enhancing wellbeing in later lifeMakes meaningful connections between research and practice to link aspects of aging which have previously been considered separatePart of the six-vo
Czas naszego życia : co wiemy o starzeniu się człowieka by T. B. L Kirkwood ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in Polish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wellbeing : a complete reference guide ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.46 (from 0.00 for Thomas Kir ... to 0.90 for Sex and lo ...)
Alternative Names
Kirkwood, Thomas
Kirkwood, Thomas B. L.
Kirkwood, Tom.
カークウッド, トム
Languages
English (55)
Spanish (4)
German (2)
Japanese (2)
Esperanto (1)
Polish (1)
Covers