How did we find out about blood?

by Isaac Asimov

Publisher: Walker in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 63 Downloads: 970
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Traces the development of scientific knowledge about the functions of blood in the body, from beliefs held by the ancient Greeks to discoveries in more modern times.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementIsaac Asimov ; illustrated by David Wool.
SeriesThe "How did we find out-- ?" series
ContributionsWool, David, ill.
LC ClassificationsQP103 .A85 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. :
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2722311M
ISBN 100802766471, 0802766498
LC Control Number86015844

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The following are the few works of Asimov now in the public domain in the United States: Youth (); Kinetics of the Reaction Inactivation of Tyrosinase During Its Catalysis of the Aerobic Oxidation of Catechol (Asimov's doctoral dissertation, ); The genetic effects of radiation () (external scan); Worlds within worlds: the story of nuclear energy.To find out more about Blood on the River: James Townor the book’s author, Elisa Carbone, visit the author’s Web site at About the author of this study guide: Jan Jones grew up in Alexandria, Virginia.

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