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Germs

Author: Don Nardo
Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Lucent Books, ©2003.
Series: Great medical discoveries.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains the evolution of germs, how they are discovered, how they are treated, why some are resistant to antibiotics, how others are helpful to the healing process, how they are used as weapons, and medical breakthroughs in the world of microbiology and medicine.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Nardo
ISBN: 1590182553 9781590182550
OCLC Number: 51216159
Description: 128 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: An invisible world revealed --
Early attempts to explain disease --
The modern discovery of germs --
The germ theory proven at last --
Disease detectives track down germs --
A host of beneficial germs --
Germs as weapons: biological warfare --
Developing constructive uses for germs.
Series Title: Great medical discoveries.
Responsibility: by Don Nardo.

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Explains the evolution of germs, how they are discovered, how they are treated, why some are resistant to antibiotics, how others are helpful to the healing process, how they are used as weapons, and medical breakthroughs in the world of microbiology and medicine.

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by noofs (WorldCat user published 2019-10-30) Good Permalink

Germs are everywhere, as this fascinating overview of the subject explains. Some germs are harmful, causing debilitating diseases, while others are beneficial, helping humans and animals to digest food. Covered is the discovery...
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