Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close

Blue Genes and Polyester Plants 365 More Surprising Scientific Facts, Breakthroughs, and Discoveries

by Sharon Bertsch McGrayne

  • ISBN: 9780471145752
  • ISBN10: 0471145750

Blue Genes and Polyester Plants 365 More Surprising Scientific Facts, Breakthroughs, and Discoveries

by Sharon Bertsch McGrayne

  • List Price: $17.95
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publish date: 03/01/1997
  • ISBN: 9780471145752
  • ISBN10: 0471145750
used Add to Cart $3.37
You save: 81%
Marketplace Item
new Add to Cart $12.71
You save: 29%
FREE shipping on orders over $49!
Description: "Irresistible. She asks extraordinary questions and gives you the extraordinary answers". -- New Scientist, praise for 365 Surprising Scientific Facts, Breakthroughs, and Discoveries

-- Which is the most promiscuous primate?

-- Why do American presidents and fat possums have more sons than daughters?

-- What kind of grass is stronger than concrete?

Learn the answers to these and many other fascinating scientific questions

Science fans and trivia buffs will welcome this witty and scrupulously researched follow-up to Sharon McGrayne's 365 Surprising Scientific Facts, Breakthroughs, and Discoveries (Wiley, 1994). Here is another lively question-and-answer collection of intriguing, colorful, and curious facts culled from the cutting edge of scientific research. Covering the full spectrum of disciplines, including astronomy, biology, chemistry, computer science, earth science, mathematics, medicine and health, physics, and technology, this fun collection is guaranteed to challenge any reader's imagination.

Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Seller: Midtown Scholar Bookstore
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Condition: Very Good
Crisp clean w/light shelfwear/edgewear-may have remainder mark Standard-sized.
Price:
$3.37
Comments:
Crisp clean w/light shelfwear/edgewear-may have remainder mark Standard-sized.
Seller: Books From California
Location: Simi Valley, CA
Condition: Good
Very Clean Copy-Over 500, 000 Internet Orders Filled.
Price:
$3.95
Comments:
Very Clean Copy-Over 500, 000 Internet Orders Filled.
Seller: HPB-Emerald
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$9.53
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: Ergodebooks
Location: Houston,, TX Ask seller a question
Condition: Good
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Price:
$10.47
Comments:
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
please wait
Please Wait

Notify Me When Available

Enter your email address below,
and we'll contact you when your school adds course materials for
.
Enter your email address below, and we'll contact you when is back in stock (ISBN: ).