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Man vs. microbes

Nicholas Kopeloff

Man vs. microbes

by Nicholas Kopeloff

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Published by A. A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bacteriology.,
  • Communicable diseases.,
  • Pathogenic bacteria.,
  • Microorganisms.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 309-311.

    Statementby Nicholas Kopeloff.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQR41 .K6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 311, viii p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6739902M
    LC Control Number30006969
    OCLC/WorldCa476481

    A Man Among the Microbes () features an "incredible shrinking man" who, through miniaturization, reaches an inhabited micro-world where he meets scientifically-advanced aliens. This volume also includes "The Motionless Voyage" (), a story about an experimental anti-gravity flying machine.   With Frank Gillard, Arthur Lowe, James Grout, Patricia Heneghan. Dramatised documentary series charting the development of vaccines by Pasteur, Koch and others in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

    Microbes and man by Postgate, J. R., , Penguin edition, in English - [Revised ed.]. Microbes and man have much in common. They live in harmony with each other for the benefit of both. Microbes have an influence on our behaviour, and we, as human beings, on theirs. This symbiosis is sometimes disturbed which may lead to diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome and obesity.

    Microbes are things like bacteria and viruses that are too small to see with the naked eye. They exist on every surface and in every environment on Earth. They’re in the air, in the water, in the soil — even in your body. Most microbes can’t hurt you, and many of them are beneficial to [ ]. The prototypical man vs mountain movie has it all: a really tall mountain, avalanches, crevices, ropes, altitude sickness, buddies coming to each other’s rescue, the frozen corpse of a rich.


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There’s the interconnectedness — both between different forms of life and between life on the planet — and also the idea that this story of life on Earth is about much more than just a path to humans. Microbes and disease. A few harmful microbes, for example less than 1% of bacteria, can invade our body (the host) and make us ill.

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