More Details about Animalcules the Activities, Impacts, and Investigators of Microbes

General Information  
Author(s)Bernard Dixon
PublisherAmerican Society For Microbiology
ISBN9781555815004
Pages358
BindingHardbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearDecember 2008

Description

An entertaining and informative overview on microbiology and its heroes, dissenters, and discoveries. Presents the field of microbiology in its widest context. Brings a historical perspective to the field: its heroes, dissenters, and discoveries. Profiles the first microbiologists and speculates about those of the future. Offers insight into the pivotal role of microbes at the center of terrestrial life. Details the unexpected influences of microorganisms on humans.