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a scientific detective story

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Chelsea Green Pub.
Language
English
Pages
294

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The mystery of metamorphosis: a scientific detective story
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White River Junction, Vt

Table of Contents

The beautiful mystery
Anomalies in the Tree of Life. The birth of an idea ; A puzzle wrapped in an enigma ; First experiments ; The price of iconoclasm ; Challenging the Tree of Life ; "This is impossible!" ; Catastrophe
The butterfly's tale. The evening of the Great Peacock ; The science of life ; Elementary questions and deductions ; The phoenix in its crucible ; Two souls in one body ; Bizarre extrapolations ; Assembling the jigsaw puzzle ; Ecology's magic bullet
New perspectives. On the steps of York Minster ; The first genetic testing ; The evolutionary potential of hybridization ; A new life-form
The molecular age. The puzzle of the hornworm brain ; Aristotle or Darwin? ; Cues and common links ; A tale in a tail ; Of frogs and their relatives ; The wonder of development ; The human brain
A sting in the tail.

Edition Notes

"A Sciencewriters book."

Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-280) and index.

Other Titles
Metamorphosis

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
571.8/76
Library of Congress
QL981 .R93 2011, QL981

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxiii, 294 p.
Number of pages
294

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL27128325M
Internet Archive
mysteryofmetamor0000ryan
ISBN 10
1603583416
ISBN 13
9781603583411
LCCN
2010052618
OCLC/WorldCat
676727202

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