9780824708245

A History of the Life Sciences, Revised and Expanded

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  • ISBN13:

    9780824708245

  • ISBN10:

    0824708245

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-08-13
  • Publisher: CRC Press

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Summary

Up to date edition offers a concise, broadly based survey of the panoramic sweep of the life sciences from the speculations and observations of the ancient Greeks to the latest advances in molecular biology.

Table of Contents

Preface v
The Origins of the Life Sciences
1(40)
The Greek Legacy
41(36)
The Renaissance and the Scientific Revolution
77(40)
The Foundations of Modern Science: Preformation and Epigenesis
117(36)
Problems in Generation: Organisms, Embryos, and Cells
153(52)
Physiology
205(38)
Microbiology, Virology, and Immunology
243(56)
Evolution
299(70)
Genetics
369(48)
Molecular Biology
417(66)
Index 483

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