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The real science behind the X-files : microbes, meteorites, and mutants

Author: Anne Elizabeth Simon
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1999.
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Written by the scientific advisor for the television series, "here is the truth behind the immunocompromising fungus from 'El Mundo Gira, ' the latest on the probability of life on Mars as tantalizingly indicated by the Antarctic meteorite ALH84001, the scientific foundation beneath the dark genetic secret of the Peacock clan in the episode 'Home, ' and a primer on the technical challenge of successful  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Simon, Anne Elizabeth, 1956-
Real science behind the X-files.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1999
(OCoLC)704343967
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Elizabeth Simon
ISBN: 0684856174 9780684856179
OCLC Number: 41674198
Description: 317 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Hidden and hungry --
Visitors from the void --
Mutants and monsters --
Releasing the genetic genie --
Seeking the fountain of youth --
Fooling with Mother Nature.
Responsibility: Anne Simon.

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The science consultant with "The X-Files" takes an official and entertaining look at the science behind this sci-fi phenomenon, revealing many scientific facts that are even more bizarre than fiction.

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