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A true tale of science and discovery

Author: Lawrence A Curtis
Publisher: New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2010.
Series: Environmental research advances series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a view of how knowledge of the biological world increased. This book deals with science and aims at explaining one example of the scientific process, when and where it was done, who did it, what they did, why they did it that way, the circumstances under which they did it, and what the results and interpretations were.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Curtis, Lawrence A.
True tale of science and discovery.
New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2010
(DLC) 2009039004
(OCoLC)441192781
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence A Curtis
ISBN: 9781617613951 1617613959
OCLC Number: 763163253
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 342 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The start --
The omnivorous snail --
A stylish affair --
A delving into parasites --
The flesh-eating snail --
Snails possessed --
A sexually confused snail --
Sociable parasites --
Old timer --
A 1981-1995 capstone --
New place, new people --
Really old giants --
Parasites in the wilds of Southeastern Rehoboth Bay --
Within-snail battles? --
Distances traveled at a snail's pace --
Parasites and where host snails go and what they do --
How snails here and there get to have different features --
The ending.
Series Title: Environmental research advances series.
Responsibility: Lawrence A. Curtis ; illustraed by Nathan Lee Tanner.

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Presents a view of how knowledge of the biological world increased. This book deals with science and aims at explaining one example of the scientific process, when and where it was done, who did it, what they did, why they did it that way, the circumstances under which they did it, and what the results and interpretations were.

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