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The invisible kingdom : from the tips of our fingers to the tops of our trash, inside the curious world of microbes

Ben-Barak, Idan. (Author). Ben-Barak, Idan. Small wonders. (Added Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library QR 56 .B46 2009 30775305483563 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780465018871 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0465018874 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: print
    x, 204 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2009.

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Originally published as: Small wonders : how microbes rule our world. Carlton North, Vic. : Scribe Publications, 2008.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-204).
Formatted Contents Note: Bugs on display -- Bugs on the map -- Bugs on the move -- Bugs on the sly -- Bugs on us -- Bugs on the job -- Bugs on reflection -- Bugs encore.
Summary, etc.: Introduces the lives of genes, proteins, bacteria, and viruses and explains the numerous ways in which they influence and benefit life on Earth, from creating antibiotics, to manufacturing food, to eliminating radioactive waste.
Subject: Microbiology Popular works
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