The Resource Discovery : windows on the life sciences, by Ricki Lewis

Discovery : windows on the life sciences, by Ricki Lewis

Label
Discovery : windows on the life sciences
Title
Discovery
Title remainder
windows on the life sciences
Statement of responsibility
by Ricki Lewis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The goal of Discovery: Science as a Window to the World is to relay the excitement of sciene by exploring selected topics in biology and medicine in a way that reveals the process of discovery. Each chapter will focus on the curiosity and creativity that drives scientists to wonder, observe, question and experiment. One impetus for this project is the recognition of a growing demand among instructors for a book that departs from fact-stuffed textbooks and instead engages students in the discovery process at a personal level.:.; Emphasizes the process of discovery through interviews and key exp
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
572.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QH506
LC item number
.L4365 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Discovery : windows on the life sciences, by Ricki Lewis
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On discovery -- Origin of life: when chemistry became biology -- Going out on a limb for the tree of life -- In pursuit of prions -- Tale of telomeres -- Stem cells: the science of self-renewal -- Roots of cloning -- Homocysteine and heart health -- On technology: gene therapy and genetically modified foods
Control code
ocn429336807
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 235 pages, [4] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444313130
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35826125
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)429336807
  • pebcs1444313134

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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