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Turney, Jon

Overview
Works: 42 works in 127 publications in 7 languages and 6,252 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Forecasts  Popular works  Poetry  Diaries  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Originator, Publishing director
Classifications: Q41, 506.041
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Most widely held works about Jon Turney
 
Most widely held works by Jon Turney
Seeing further : the story of science, discovery, and the genius of the Royal Society( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As editor of "Seeing Further," Bryson has rounded up an extraordinary roster of scientists who write and writers who know science in order to celebrate 350 years of the Royal Society, Britain's scientific national academy. The contributors include Margaret Atwood, Steve Jones, Richard Dawkins, James Gleick, Richard Holmes, and Neal Stephenson, among many others, on subjects ranging from metaphysics to nuclear physics, from the threatened endtimes of flu and climate change to our evolving ideas about the nature of time itself, from the hidden mathematics that rule the universe to the cosmological principle that guides "Star Trek."
Frankenstein's footsteps : science, genetics and popular culture by Jon Turney( Book )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the influences of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and other works of literature on public attitudes towards biotechnology and scientific development over the last two centuries and compares them to the reality of the current controversies
Seeing further : the story of science & the Royal Society by Bill Bryson( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fellows of the Royal Society have created whole new branches of science, split the atom, discovered hydrogen, the double helix and the elecron. They have invented the World Wide Web, developed profound theories on evolution, gravity and motion, and furthered our understanding of everything from stock market analysis and astrophysics to electricity and biodiversity. They have tested the limits of knowledge itself
Lovelock and Gaia : signs of life by Jon Turney( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theory only started to gain widespread attention when emerging issues such as environmental degradation and global warming proved that a single species - humans - could radically upset the ecological and atmospheric balance of the planet. While Gaia attracted a quasi-religious following among environmentalists and New Age spiritualists, it was still largely viewed with skepticism by the scientific community. But over the past few decades, many of Lovelock's ideas have led to significant breakthroughs. In fact, the Gaia hypothesis has developed into a guiding principal for a vast range of discrete inquiries into how the Earth works, often referred to as "Earth system science" or geophysiology
The rough guide to genes & cloning by Jess Buxton( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information on cell structure, DNA, chromosomes, genetics and family traits, gene-related health and behavior, genetic technologies including cloning, and the future of genetic medicine, including stem cell research
Technology : ethical debates about the application of science by Jon Turney( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and French and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents both sides of issues arising from how we use technology, including Internet use, identity theft, technology and the military, nanotechnology, and robots and automation"--Provided by publisher
The rough guide to the future by Jon Turney( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jet packs and cyborgs-- or water wars and food shortages? Find out what's really in store for the human race!
I, superorganism : learning to love your inner ecosystem by Jon Turney( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every human body carries a secret cargo: a huge population of micro-organisms that lives in your mouth and nose, on your skin, in your guts. This is the human microbiome, and it has in the last few years become biologists' most thrilling research interest. Vastly outnumbering human cells, our invisible passengers are vital to life. They help us digest food, make essential nutrients, and combat disease. They help regulate allergies and inflammation via the immune system. They influence bowel disease, heart disease, and cancer. They may even have a role in developing behavior. We are not just isolated humans, but superorganisms. And that calls into question our obsession with disinfection and sterilization, as well as our antibiotic addiction, which is like managing a complex ecosystem with napalm. Acclaimed science communicator and editor Jon Turney presents the first book-length account of a new realm of human biology that will make you think again about this machine we call ourselves
Sci-tech report : everything you need to know about science and technology in the 80s( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and French and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quark for Mister Mark : 101 poems about science( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medicine and health science by Jon Turney( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science, not art : ten scientists' diaries( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sci-Tech report : current issues in science and technology( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and Danish and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shei pa ke xue guai ren? by Jon Turney( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darwin now = Darwin danes by Jon Turney( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Slovenian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A framework for learning in planning domains with uncertainty by Jon Turney( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This paper describes a planner operating in a realistic environment that is intended to support the same kind of learning. We report some preliminary experimental results comparing our planner with other approaches to planning in the presence of uncertainty."
Engaging science : thoughts, deeds, analysis and action( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rational drug design : Gertrude Elion and George Hitchings by Jon Turney( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revolutions in science( )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientific publishing in the European research area : access, dissemination and preservation in the digital age : Conference, Brussels, 15-16 February 2007 by Scientific Publishing in the European Research Area( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Seeing further : the story of science, discovery, and the genius of the Royal Society
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ターニー, ジョン

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Frankenstein's footsteps : science, genetics and popular cultureSeeing further : the story of science & the Royal SocietyLovelock and Gaia : signs of lifeThe rough guide to genes & cloningTechnology : ethical debates about the application of scienceThe rough guide to the futureA quark for Mister Mark : 101 poems about scienceMedicine and health scienceScience, not art : ten scientists' diaries