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The Story of Biology

From the Evolution of Species to Genetic Engineering

Anne Rooney

9781784282554
208 pages
Arcturus Publishing Limited
Overview
The Story of Biology will trace the development of biology from its origins in myths invented to explain the wonders and perils of the natural world, through the first attempts at empirical investigation, to the highly structured and technical discipline it has become today. The book will focus on the personalities, studies and theories that have led to our current understanding of the natural world. Other titles in the series include Story of Mathematics, Story of Physics, Story of Medicine, and Story of Religion.
Author Bio
Anne Rooney gained a degree and then a Ph.D. in medieval literature from Trinity College, Cambridge. She has written many books for adults and children on a variety of subjects, including science and history. Rooney lives in Cambridge.