A Short History of Biology

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American Museum of Natural History, 1964 - Biology - 182 pages
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The science of biology has grown from the time of ancient Greeks to the present time, which has seen an explosive growth in the field, particularly in the field of molecular biology. Professor Asimov outlines the growth of biological ideas.

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User Review  - Skookum - Goodreads

As advertised, a fast-paced review of the history of biology up to 1964. He just touches on the discovery of DNA and its importance. He focuses on the ongoing conflict between the vitalists and the ... Read full review

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The book is interesting, and abridged in such a manner that can be quickly read. The major drawback of this book is that it is not coherent enough. This might be somehow inevitable as the growth of ... Read full review


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