Microbe Hunters

Microbe Hunters

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by Paul de Kruif, Paul D. Kruif
     
 

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From the top of today's news, where reoprts of Ebola and HIV loom large, comes the story of microbes, bacteria, and how disease shaoes our everyday lives and society thrives. The superheroes in this scheme are the scientists, bacteriologists, doctors, and medical technicians who wage active war against bacteria. The new Introduction to this book places this history in… See more details below

Overview

From the top of today's news, where reoprts of Ebola and HIV loom large, comes the story of microbes, bacteria, and how disease shaoes our everyday lives and society thrives. The superheroes in this scheme are the scientists, bacteriologists, doctors, and medical technicians who wage active war against bacteria. The new Introduction to this book places this history in a thoroughly modern context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156002622
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/01/1996
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.96(d)
Lexile:
1270L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Paul de Kruif (1890-1971), a bacteriologist and pathologist, was a prolific author on the subject of medical science. He lived in Michigan and taught for many years at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

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