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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...
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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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