A History of the Life Sciences, Revised and Expanded
CRC Press, 13 de ago de 2002 - 520 páginas
A clear and concise survey of the major themes and theories embedded in the history of life science, this book covers the development and significance of scientific methodologies, the relationship between science and society, and the diverse ideologies and current paradigms affecting the evolution and progression of biological studies. The author discusses cell theory, embryology, physiology, microbiology, evolution, genetics, and molecular biology; the Human Genome Project; and genomics and proteomics. Covering the philosophies of ancient civilizations to modern advances in genomics and molecular biology, the book is a unique and comprehensive resource.
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1 The origins of the life sciences
2 The Greek legacy
3 The renaissance and the scientific revolution
institutions and instruments
preformation and epigenesis
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