The Resource Death on earth : adventures in evolution and mortality, Jules Howard

Death on earth : adventures in evolution and mortality, Jules Howard

Label
Death on earth : adventures in evolution and mortality
Title
Death on earth
Title remainder
adventures in evolution and mortality
Statement of responsibility
Jules Howard
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the never-ending cycle of death and its impact on the living, including the latest scientific discoveries, characteristics of animals with longevity, and cultural taboos
Member of
Cataloging source
IHE
Dewey number
576.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • QH530
  • QH366.2
LC item number
  • .H68 2016
  • .H688 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Bloomsbury Sigma series
Series volume
book twelve
Death on earth : adventures in evolution and mortality, Jules Howard
Label
Death on earth : adventures in evolution and mortality, Jules Howard
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part 1. This is a dead frog. Life and death in the universe -- Senescence and what waits for the lucky few -- Fear and loathing in Birchwood -- Free radicals and the secrets within -- This is a dead frog -- Part 2. The experimental pig phase. The circus under the tent -- Sex and death : the contract killer -- Coffee with the widow-maker -- Suicide, snowy owls and the executioner inside -- This is not a sheep -- The grotto salamander and the guano -- The horrid ground-weaver -- Dark matters -- Part 3. Journey to the end of the shitatite. Bring out your dead ants -- Mourning has broken -- Who wants to live forever? -- No, this is a dead frog -- Epilogue : the meaning of the loa loa
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ocn948498674
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
288 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781472915085
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)948498674

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