A History of the Life Sciences, Revised and Expanded

3rd Edition

Lois N. Magner

CRC Press
Published August 13, 2002
Reference - 520 Pages
ISBN 9780824708245 - CAT# DK2008

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Summary

A clear and concise survey of the major themes and theories embedded in the history of life science, this book covers the development and significance of scientific methodologies, the relationship between science and society, and the diverse ideologies and current paradigms affecting the evolution and progression of biological studies. The author discusses cell theory, embryology, physiology, microbiology, evolution, genetics, and molecular biology; the Human Genome Project; and genomics and proteomics. Covering the philosophies of ancient civilizations to modern advances in genomics and molecular biology, the book is a unique and comprehensive resource.

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