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Title Every living thing [electronic resource] : man's obsessive quest to catalog life, from nanobacteria to new monkeys / Rob R. Dunn ; preface by E.O. Wilson.
Author Dunn, Rob R.
Publication Pymble, NSW ; New York, NY : HarperCollins e-books, [2009]
Copyright date ©2009
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System Req Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1549 KB) or Kindle reader (file size approx.: 307 KB).
Note Title from eBook information screen.
"Smithsonian Books."
Summary Traces the history of human discovery, from the establishment of classification in the eighteenth century to today's attempts to find life in space.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-264) and index.
Contents Beginnings. What we all used to know. Common names. The invisible world -- Fogging (the tree of life). The apostles. Finding everything. Finding an ant-riding beetle -- Roots. Dividing the cell. Grafting the tree of life. Symbiotic cells on the seafloor. Origin stories -- Other worlds. Looking out. To squeeze life from a stone. The wrong elephant? What remains.
Subject Biology -- Classification.
Life sciences.
Science -- History.
Biology. (OCoLC)fst00832383
Life sciences. (OCoLC)fst00998323
Science. (OCoLC)fst01108176
Genre Electronic books.
Classification. (OCoLC)fst01697073
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Addl. Author Wilson, Edward O.
OverDrive, Inc.
ISBN 9780061727009 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
0061727008 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
9780061727016 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
0061727016 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)

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