Encyclopedia of Biology

Encyclopedia of Biology

by Timothy Lee McCabe, Don Rittner
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Facts on File, Incorporated

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Encyclopedia of Biology

Designed to serve a popular audience as well as high school and beginning undergraduate students, this encyclopedia contains short entries, written in accessible language, on the people, terms, theories, and issues important to the field. Interspersed within the volume are nine essays on topics that include endangered species, the history of cytogenetics, blood identification, and insects and humans. Seven appendices are included which contain a bibliography, websites, software and animation sources, Nobel Laureates, the periodic table of elements, biochemical cyles, and the tree of life. Many b&w illustrations are included. Rittner is a professional science writer; McCabe is curator of entomology at the New York State Museum in Albany. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13: 9780816048595
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/28/2004
Series: The Facts on File Science Library
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 14 Years

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