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Chrysalis

Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis

Chrysalis( )
Author: Todd, Kim
ISBN:978-0-547-53809-9
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $15.00
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Today, an entomologist in a laboratory can gaze at a butterfly pupa with a microscope so powerful that the swirling cells on the pupa's skin look like a galaxy. She can activate a single gene or knock it out. What she can't do is discover how the insect behaves in its natural habitat--which means she doesn't know what steps to take to preserve it from extinction, nor how any particular gene may interact with the environment. Four hundred years ago, a fifty-year-old Dutch...
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Todd, Kim (Author)
A former newspaper reporter, Kim Todd holds a B.A. from Yale University & an M.F.A. from the University of Montana. She lives in Missoula, Montana.

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