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A short history of biology

Isaac Asimov

A short history of biology

by Isaac Asimov

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Published by Nelson in London .
Written in English


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StatementIsaac Asimov.
The Physical Object
Pagination180p.
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13946557M

One can hardly believe that the history of biology can be encompassed in brief chapters, and indeed this is a once over lightly performance but by an expert. Thus, everything is in place and though everything and everyone cannot be included, the major trends, principles, discoveries and discoverers are spotlighted and quickly elucidated. The following chapters covered ancient biology. Buy A short history of biology. by Isaac Asimov online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now.

Introduction to Biogeography and Tropical Biology by Alexey Shipunov. This note covers the following topics: Diversity atlas, Vegetabilia, Animalia, The Really Short History of Life, Ecological geography and taxonomical geography, Regions, Holarctic, Neotropics, Palaeotropics, Australia and Pacific Islands. Author (s): Alexey Shipunov. A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes is a popular-science book on cosmology (the study of the origin and evolution of the universe) by British physicist Stephen Hawking. It was first published in Hawking wrote the book for readers who have no prior knowledge of the universe and people who are just interested in learning something : Stephen Hawking.

A fantastic book that covers the evolution of modern science since the Renaissance (including a great deal of biology) is The Scientists by John Gribbin. I found that by focusing on the people doing the science in the context of the society in which they lived, I got a much better understanding for why early scientists thought the way they did and researched the questions . John Needham did an experiment that helped critics continue to believe life could be spontaneously generated He had a chicken broth with microbial growth which he boiled. The broth appeared clear (of life) after boiling it but days later the broth had microbes in it Robert Hooke.


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A Short History of Biology by Isaac Asimofv (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. Cited by: This history of the science of biology reaches far into the past to days of Hippocrates and Aristotle.

It follows the science from these beginnings up to the era of DNA. Along the way, Asimov makes note of the most important developments and scientists of each era.

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Create "The scientific book club." Originally published by the American Museum of Natural History. Index: p. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Natural History Press, Garden City, N.Y.

Includes index. Description. A short history of biology (Book, ) [] Get this from a library! A short history of biology.Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy.

See also Science. Most Read This Week Tagged "Biology".The history of biology traces the study of the living world from ancient to modern times.

Although the concept of biology as a single coherent field arose in the 19th century, the biological sciences emerged from traditions of medicine and natural history reaching back to ayurveda, ancient Egyptian medicine and the works of Aristotle and Galen in the ancient Greco-Roman world.