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Microscopic Life explores the tiny worlds that exist around us and even within us! Examine how some organisms help us fight diseases and others help to produce food. But bacteria can also be harmful, causing tooth decay, food poisoning, and many deadly epidemics. Students will be amazed at the vast range of microscopic life and at the close proximity in which they live to humans!

About the Author

Richard Walker is an award-winning author of books about natural history and human biology for both children and adults, including Kingfisher Knowledge: Microscopic Life. He has a Ph.D. in zoology. As a former biology teacher he has a practical understanding of the importance of accessible reference materials. Professor Peter C. Doherty jointly won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1996 for the discovery of how the immune system recognizes virus-infected cells.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780753457788
Foreword:
Doherty, Peter C.
Publisher:
Kingfisher
Foreword by:
Doherty, Peter C.
Foreword:
Doherty, Peter C.
Author:
Doherty, Peter C.
Author:
Walker, Richard
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Microbiology
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Science
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - General
Subject:
Science & Technology - General
Subject:
Biology-General
Subject:
Science & Technology - Biology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
Series:
Kingfisher knowledge
Series Volume:
954
Publication Date:
October 2004
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 5 to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
10.75 x 9.59 x 0.46 in
Age Level:
10-14

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