The Resource I contain multitudes : the microbes within us and a grander view of life, Ed Yong., (ebook)

I contain multitudes : the microbes within us and a grander view of life, Ed Yong., (ebook)

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I contain multitudes : the microbes within us and a grander view of life
Title
I contain multitudes
Title remainder
the microbes within us and a grander view of life
Statement of responsibility
Ed Yong.
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book lets us peer into the world of microbes -- not as germs to be eradicated, but as invaluable parts of our lives -- allowing us to see how ubiquitous and vital microbes are: they sculpt our organs, defend us from disease, break down our food, educate our immune systems, guide our behavior, bombard our genomes with their genes, and grant us incredible abilities. While much of the prevailing discussion around the microbiome has focused on its implications for human health, Yong broadens this focus to the entire animal kingdom, prompting us to look at ourselves and our fellow animals in a new light: less as individuals and more as the interconnected, interdependent multitudes we are. I Contain Multitudes is the story of extraordinary partnerships between the familiar creatures of our world and those we never knew existed. It will change both our view of nature and our sense of where we belong in it. --
Assigning source
adapted from book jacket
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Yong, Ed
Dewey number
579/.17
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QR171.A1
LC item number
Y66 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Human body
  • Microorganisms
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I contain multitudes : the microbes within us and a grander view of life, Ed Yong., (ebook)
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Copyright
Note
"Originally published in the United Kingdom in 2016 by Bodley Head"--Title page verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-338) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: A trip to the zoo -- Living islands -- The people who thought to look -- Body builders -- Terms and conditions apply -- In sickness and in health -- The long waltz -- Mutually assured success -- Allegro in E major -- Microbes <U+00df>a la carte -- Tomorrow the world
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unknown
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
1 online resource (355 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062368621
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
color illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
ED07E198-37E4-443A-B69C-858DC94B68B1
System control number
  • ocn956946444
  • (OCoLC)956946444
Label
I contain multitudes : the microbes within us and a grander view of life, Ed Yong., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in the United Kingdom in 2016 by Bodley Head"--Title page verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-338) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: A trip to the zoo -- Living islands -- The people who thought to look -- Body builders -- Terms and conditions apply -- In sickness and in health -- The long waltz -- Mutually assured success -- Allegro in E major -- Microbes <U+00df>a la carte -- Tomorrow the world
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
1 online resource (355 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062368621
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
color illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
ED07E198-37E4-443A-B69C-858DC94B68B1
System control number
  • ocn956946444
  • (OCoLC)956946444

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