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Life Sciences for the Non-Scientist.

Author: Viqar Zaman
Publisher: Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This well-illustrated book on the life sciences covers many topical issues, ranging from the origin of life to mad-cow disease. The illustrations include line drawings, mostly in color, and many electron micrographs. Concise and clearly written, it is suitable for the non-specialist, and the undergraduate embarking on this field. The book also provides basic information on the major groups of disease-producing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Viqar Zaman
ISBN: 9789812775528 9812775528
OCLC Number: 879025549
Description: 1 online resource (186 pages)
Contents: Ch. 1. In search of truth --
ch. 2. From molecules to cell --
ch. 3. From inanimate to animate --
ch. 4. The mother of all cells --
ch. 5. Cells out of control --
ch. 6. Extending the range of vision --
ch. 7. On life's fringes --
ch. 8. A Friend and a foe --
ch. 9. The mouldy world --
ch. 10. The unwanted guests --
ch. 11. Mad cows and toxic proteins --
ch. 12. Arthropods as agents of disease --
ch. 13. The never ending battle --
ch. 14. Bolstering defenses. ch. 15. Microbes as weapons. ch. 16. Sex and survival --
ch. 17. Do microbes possess consciousness? --
ch. 18. Nature's clocks --
ch. 19. The plant kingdom --
ch. 20. The long march of evolution --
ch. 21. Making clones --
ch. 22. The end game.

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This exploration of the life sciences covers many topical issues, ranging from the origin of life to mad-cow disease. The ultimate message of the author is the need to protect our ecosystem and the  Read more...

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