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Scientists at work : the creative process of scientific research / edited by John Noble Wilford ; illustrated with photographs.


New York : Dodd, Mead, [1979] .
ISBN 9780396076032, 0396076033

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Other Authors Wilford, John Noble.
Subjects Recherche -- Histoire -- Collections.
Research -- History.
Research.
Science -- History.
Science.
Sciences -- Histoire -- Collections.
Description xv, 267 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
©1979
Notes Includes index.
Originally published as articles in the New York times.
Contents Introduction / John Noble Wilford -- Autopsy on a mummy / Boyce Rensberger -- Time and the bristlecone pine / John Noble Wilford -- A new look at old skulls ; A revised look at man's entry into the new world ; Clues to the life of stone-age man / Boyce Rensberger -- Explorers in a subatomic world / Walter Sullivan -- Predicting earth's most violent tendencies / John Noble Wilford -- An astronomer looks back to see ahead / Walter Sullivan -- The ferreed crosspoint : a revolution in telephones / Victor K. McElheny -- The chemistry of sex and pest control / Jane E. Brody -- To breed a perfect elm / Bayard Webster -- A tomato that can stand the cold / Jane E. Brody -- Genetic decoders / Walter Sullivan -- A strange bacterium's purple pigment / Jane E. Brody -- Uncovering secrets of insect life / Boyce Rensberger -- A jungle field station / Walter Sullivan -- Bears : a search for the sleep hormone / Lawrence K. Altman.
Unraveling the shape of an enzyme / Malcom W. Browne -- A search for a new male contraceptive / Jane E. Brody -- A forest as a living lab ; Wading in the name of science / Bayard Webster -- A better image for the wolf / Boyce Rensberger -- Rats : living monitors of radiation / John Noble -- The countless mysteries of peatland / Jane E. Brody -- Fat and life-saving clues ; The race for a swine flue vaccine ; The key to legionnaires' disease : Penicillin-resistant gonorrhea / Harold M. Schmeck -- A new method of intravenous feeding saves lives / Jane E. Brody.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4003490
(OCoLC)ocm04003490
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