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March of the Microbes Sighting the Unseen

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ISBN-10: 0674064097

ISBN-13: 9780674064096

Edition: 2010

Authors: John L. Ingraham, Roberto Kolter

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Though nothing in the natural world would be quite the same without them, microbes go mostly unnoticed. They are the tiny, mighty force behind the pop in Champagne and the holes in Swiss cheese, the granite walls of Yosemite and the white cliffs of Dover, the workings of snowmaking machines, Botox, and gunpowder; and yet we tend to regard them as peripheral, disease-causing, food-spoiling troublemakers. In this book renowned microbiologist John Ingraham rescues these supremely important and ubiquitous microorganisms from their unwonted obscurity by showing us how we can, in fact, see them—and appreciate their vast and varied role in nature and our lives.Though we might not be able to see…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 5/7/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.924