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The Resource Life's engines : how microbes made Earth habitable, Paul G. Falkowski

Life's engines : how microbes made Earth habitable, Paul G. Falkowski

Label
Life's engines : how microbes made Earth habitable
Title
Life's engines
Title remainder
how microbes made Earth habitable
Statement of responsibility
Paul G. Falkowski
Title variation
Lifes engines
Title variation remainder
how microbes made Earth habitable
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
A professor at Rutgers University uses insight and humor to discuss the importance of microbes, the tiny, complex nanomachines that support the very existence of all life on earth and cautions against the possible dangers of tinkering with them
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10415550
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Falkowski, Paul G
Dewey number
579
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Science essentials
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  • Microorganisms
  • Bacteria
  • Microbial genetics
  • Life (Biology)
  • Genetics, Microbial
  • Bacteria
  • Biological Phenomena
  • Bacteria
  • Life (Biology)
  • Microbial genetics
  • Microorganisms
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how microbes made Earth habitable
Label
Life's engines : how microbes made Earth habitable, Paul G. Falkowski
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The missing microbes -- Meet the microbes -- The world before time -- Life's little engines -- Supercharging the engines -- Protecting the core genes -- Cell mates -- Supersizing wonderland -- The fragile species -- The tinkerers -- Microbes on Mars and butterflies on Venus?
Control code
ocn893668832
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 205 pages
Isbn
9780691155371
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014036615
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40025023704
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)893668832
Label
Life's engines : how microbes made Earth habitable, Paul G. Falkowski
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The missing microbes -- Meet the microbes -- The world before time -- Life's little engines -- Supercharging the engines -- Protecting the core genes -- Cell mates -- Supersizing wonderland -- The fragile species -- The tinkerers -- Microbes on Mars and butterflies on Venus?
Control code
ocn893668832
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 205 pages
Isbn
9780691155371
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014036615
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40025023704
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)893668832

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