By Ricki Lewis
The target of Discovery: technology as a Window to the World is to relay the thrill of sciene by way of exploring chosen subject matters in biology and drugs in a fashion that unearths the method of discovery. every one bankruptcy will specialize in the interest and creativity that drives scientists to ask yourself, detect, query and scan.
One impetus for this venture is the popularity of a becoming call for between teachers for a ebook that departs from fact-stuffed textbooks and as a substitute engages scholars within the discovery technique at a private level.
- Emphasizes the method of discovery via interviews and key experiments.
- Written by way of a best-selling author.
- Provides an in-depth, conversational examine the technology at the back of numerous "hot issues" in biology.
- Each bankruptcy strains the beginnings of the sphere with tales of the way serendipity and medical inquiry intertwine.
- Presents the history to a box through together with the clinical literature-so the reader doesn't need to do a literature seek or go through a evaluation article.
- Many essays introduce the paintings of neglected scientists or "unsung heroes." Alexey Olovnikov (telomeres), Leroy Steven (stem cells), to call a few.
- Also, recognized scientists are interviewed: Stanley Miller, Carl Woese, John Gearhart, and others.
- The essays convey how principles engage and coalesce from diverse traces of research.
- Highlights the position of the media in reading technology for the public.
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