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Every Living Thing Man's Obsessive Quest to Catalog Life, from Nanobacteria to New Monkeys

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ISBN-10: 0061430315

ISBN-13: 9780061430312

Edition: N/A

Authors: Rob Dunn

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Book details

List price: $14.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/27/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Rob Dunn is an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at North Carolina State University and the author of several books, including Every Living Thing . A rising star in popular-science journalism, he writes for National Geographic , Natural History , Scientific American , BBC Wildlife , and Seed magazine. He lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, with many thousands of wild species, including at least one species of mite living on his head.

Preface
Introduction
Beginnings
What We All Used to Know
Common Names
The Invisible World
Fogging (The Tree of Life)
The Apostles
Finding Everything
Finding an Ant-Riding Beetle
Roots
Dividing the Cell
Grafting the Tree of Life
Symbiotic Cells on the Seafloor
Origin Stories
Other Worlds
Looking Out
To Squeeze Life from a Stone
The Wrong Elephant?
What Remains
Endnotes?
Index