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Author Zaman, Viqar.

Title Life sciences for the non-scientist / Viqar Zaman
Edition Second edition
Published Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ ; London : World Scientific, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 239 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Preface to the 2nd Edition; Preface to the 1st Edition; Acknowledgments; Contents; Chapter 1 In Search of Truth; Chapter 2 From Molecules to Cell; Chapter 3 From Inanimate to Animate; Chapter 4 The Mother of All Cells; Chapter 5 Cells Out of Control; Chapter 6 Extending the Range of Vision; Chapter 7 On Life's Fringes; Chapter 8 A Friend and a Foe; Chapter 9 The Mouldy World; Chapter 10 The Unwanted Guests; Chapter 11 Mad Cows and Toxic Proteins; Chapter 12 Arthropods as Agents of Disease; Chapter 13 The Never Ending Battle; Chapter 14 Bolstering Defenses; Chapter 15 Microbes as Weapons
Summary As diverse as they are interesting, the issues within the life sciences never fail to impress and stir controversy among the lay public. In a field that too often presents the general reader with challenging and confusing material, this book provides a breath of fresh air: a readable, standalone collection of essays that navigate the complex terrain of cells, cloning, and Mad Cows
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Life sciences.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005041818
ISBN 9789812562821 (paperbackalk. paper)
9789812569431 (electronic bk.)
9812562826 (paperbackalk. paper)
981256943X (electronic bk.)