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The secret life of germs : observations and lessons from a microbe hunter / Philip M. Tierno, Jr.

  • Tierno, Philip M
Date:
[2001], ©2001
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About this work

Publication/Creation

New York : Pocket Books, [2001], ©2001.

Physical description

xiv, 290 pages ; 25 cm

Contributors

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

pt. 1. The animalcules -- 1. Seeds of disease, seeds of life -- 2. How we make each other sick -- 3. The germ domain -- 4. The germ factory -- 5. The enemy within -- pt. 2. The seeds of disease -- 6. Person to person -- 7. Common ground -- 8. In thin air -- 9. On the wing and on eight little legs -- pt. 3. The new age -- 10. Not the usual suspects -- 11. The germ revolt -- 12. Germ warfare and terrorism -- 13. Germs for life.

Languages

  • English


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    Medical Collection
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ISBN

  • 0743421876