The Resource Metamorphosis : unmasking the mystery of how life transforms, Frank Ryan

Metamorphosis : unmasking the mystery of how life transforms, Frank Ryan

Label
Metamorphosis : unmasking the mystery of how life transforms
Title
Metamorphosis
Title remainder
unmasking the mystery of how life transforms
Statement of responsibility
Frank Ryan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ryan, Frank
Dewey number
571.876
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wigglesworth, Vincent B.
  • Williamson, D. I.
  • Metamorphosis
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Hybridization
  • Larvae
Label
Metamorphosis : unmasking the mystery of how life transforms, Frank Ryan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The beautiful mystery -- Anomalies in the Tree of Life. The birth of an idea ; A puzzle wrapped in an enigma ; First experiments ; The price of iconoclasm ; Challenging the Tree of Life ; "This is impossible!" ; Catastrophe -- The butterfly's tale. The evening of the Great Peacock ; The science of life ; Elementary questions and deductions ; The phoenix in its crucible ; Two souls in one body ; Bizarre extrapolations ; Assembling the jigsaw puzzle ; Ecology's magic bullet -- New perspectives. On the steps of York Minster ; The first genetic testing ; The evolutionary potential of hybridization ; A new life-form -- The molecular age. The puzzle of the hornworm brain ; Aristotle or Darwin? ; Cues and common links ; A tale in a tail ; Of frogs and their relatives ; The wonder of development ; The human brain -- A sting in the tail
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9781851688463
Lccn
2010052618
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781851688463
Label
Metamorphosis : unmasking the mystery of how life transforms, Frank Ryan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The beautiful mystery -- Anomalies in the Tree of Life. The birth of an idea ; A puzzle wrapped in an enigma ; First experiments ; The price of iconoclasm ; Challenging the Tree of Life ; "This is impossible!" ; Catastrophe -- The butterfly's tale. The evening of the Great Peacock ; The science of life ; Elementary questions and deductions ; The phoenix in its crucible ; Two souls in one body ; Bizarre extrapolations ; Assembling the jigsaw puzzle ; Ecology's magic bullet -- New perspectives. On the steps of York Minster ; The first genetic testing ; The evolutionary potential of hybridization ; A new life-form -- The molecular age. The puzzle of the hornworm brain ; Aristotle or Darwin? ; Cues and common links ; A tale in a tail ; Of frogs and their relatives ; The wonder of development ; The human brain -- A sting in the tail
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9781851688463
Lccn
2010052618
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781851688463

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