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Each book in this series develops a fundamental concept of science. Each title explains the concept, gives some background, and discusses current applications and developments. This is an informative series designed to satisfy inquisitive young minds.

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About the author (1998)

Silverstein is a Professor of Biology at the College of Staten Island of the City University of New York.

Nunn, a graduate of Kean College, has been helping with her parents' books since her high-school days.