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The Seventeenth-Century Scientists Who Unraveled the Secrets of Sex, Life, and Growth

Generation( )
Author: Cobb, Matthew
Publication Date:Aug 2006
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Four rival anatomists and their race to answer the age-old question: Where does life come from?

Generation is the story of the exciting, largely forgotten decade during the seventeenth century when a group of young scientists--Jan Swammerdam, the son of a Protestant apothecary, Nils Stensen (also known as Steno), a Danish anatomist who first discovered the human tear duct, Reinier de Graaf, the attractive and brilliant son of a rich and successful...
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Detailed Subjects: Health & Fitness / Pregnancy & Childbirth
Science / Life Sciences / Biology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.31 x 9.5 x 1.24 Inches
Book Weight:1.42 Pounds

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