4 edition of Microbes and you. found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||QR56 .W4|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||439 p. :|
|Number of Pages||439|
|LC Control Number||54002305|
Microbes is a kid-friendly introduction to bacteria in the human body. Educators will enjoy the comic book style used to tell the story of how good bacteria in our bodies help keep us healthy and what happens when the bad ones get out of control. How to use Microbes Online the "Learn More" icon takes students. Whimsical, quaint language is interwoven with dense, scientific descriptions of big fish microbes munching on little fish microbes, fungi munching on bugs, nematodes munching on everything and so on and so forth. What the crazy dog-eat-dog soil jungle makes you realize: if you kill one thing, you might be taking out everything else – even the natural good stuff for your garden that you.
There are good microbes that are used in food, others that are used in medicine and more that are used to clean up your environment. There aren’t that many bad microbes, but they make you sick or cause rot and destruction. The ugly microbes can be quite scary and can make you or the things around you look very ugly indeed! Teaming with Microbes offers an alternative to this vicious circle, and details how to garden in a way that strengthens, rather than destroys, the soil food web. You'll discover that healthy soil is teeming with life--not just earthworms and insects, but a staggering multitude of bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms.4/5(1).
The Bacteria Book is a fun and informative introduction to a STEM subject that brings kids up-close to the big world of tiny science. With remarkable photography, kooky character illustrations, and lots of fun facts, this book uses real-life examples of microbiology in action to show how tiny microbes affect us in big ways. Germs live everywhere. You can find germs (microbes) in the air; on food, plants and animals; in soil and water — and on just about every other surface, including your body. Most germs won't harm you. Your immune system protects you against infectious agents.
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Genre/Form: Popular Work: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wedberg, Stanley Edward. Microbes and you. New York, Macmillan [©] (OCoLC) Microbes and You [Wedberg, Stanley E] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Microbes and YouCited by: 1. " The Bacteria Book is an expert blend of visual and written information. There are lots of great attention-grabbing photos, with short blocks of text, and sidebars filled with arresting facts Like all the best non-fiction books, it informs, entertains, and astounds.
Highly recommended " —(). You might be surprised to learn that your microbes actually outnumber your own cells by 10 to 1. “The current estimate is that humans have 10 trillion human cells and about trillion bacterial cells,” says Dr. Martin J. Blaser at the New York University School of Medicine.
Overall, not many microbes showed up on the books she tested. None of the swabs transferred E. coli to the dishes. The teen compared her findings to results from scientific papers on library-book bacteria. The authors of those papers found bacteria and fungi on library books, and some of those germs might be resistant to antibiotic drugs.
But. When you try to picture all the hands that these shared books come into contact with over their long life, it's safe to assume the paper is a veritable garden of bacteria.
So if you're trying to. The universal theme threading through the book is symbiosis: how bacteria and all other life forms Microbes and you. book together, mostly peacefully but sometimes in a hostile manner. The first complex cell likely evolved when a primitive life form swallowed an ancient bacterium, and since this seminal event life on earth has never been the s: You can download Killer Germs: Microbes and Diseases That Threaten Humanity in pdf format.
Microbes had lain dormant at the bottom of the sea since the age of the dinosaurs AFP in Paris The microbes were revived from m year-old. Authors Rob DeSalle and Susan Perkins wrote an enjoyable, well-thought-out book about on the microbes that live in us, on us and around us (our microbiome).
The authors use plain language to successfully explain our relationship with the microbial world/5(14). “This book invites readers to explore cheese from its early discovery to the complex interaction between cultures and milk to why stinky cheeses smell to the aging process all governed by microbes.
Whether you are a cheese lover, a scientist, or both, the book is a remarkable resource to understand this delicious transformation.”Reviews: 9. Microbiology, study of microorganisms, or microbes, a diverse group of generally minute, simple life-forms that include bacteria, archaea, algae, fungi, protozoa, and field is concerned with the structure, function, and classification of such organisms and.
Blaser says your bodies are missing vital, beneficial bacteria and I guarantee that after reading this book you will agree. Take a pass on the antibiotics and read Missing Microbes.” ― Laurie Garrett, Pulitzer Prize winning writer and Senior Fellow for Global Health at Reviews: While bacteria can potentially be spread by books or tablets, in most people it will not cause infection." Asked what kinds of bacteria and viruses have the strongest survivability on paper, Jacob says some bacteria survive better than others.
"Gram positive bacteria such as strep and staph are better at persisting on surfaces in general. Microbes and disease. A few harmful microbes, for example less than 1% of bacteria, can invade our body (the host) and make us ill. Microbes cause infectious diseases such as flu and measles.
There is also strong evidence that microbes may contribute to many non–infectious chronic diseases such as some forms of cancer and coronary heart disease. Bacteria and viral microbes outnumber the 7 billion humans on our planet many times over, and for people to think that they can successfully kill these organisms is an insane concept.
And you wouldn’t want to kill them, even if you could. The reason being, they’re an essential part of keeping us healthy and keeping life flourishing. Smart News Keeping you current This Medieval Potion Kills Stubborn Bacteria “Bald’s eyesalve” is effective against numerous strains of bacteria—and could help treat diabetic foot and leg.
Microbes and Man is a popularising book by the English microbiologist John Postgate FRS on the role of microorganisms in human society, first published inand still in print in Critics called it a "classic" and "a pleasure to read".
You’ve still got at least several billion roommates—and so do we all. Some of them are harmless, some are actually helpful and some could, in the right concentration and the wrong circumstance, kill you.
They are, of course, bacteria, fungi and viruses, and like it or not, they’re on you, around you and deeply within you. With a text easy to understand, this books explains what are microbes and microbiomes, microbes that are good for us, and other that make us sick, antibiotics and antibacterial soaps, etc.
The illustrations are funny, and there are also many jokes along the book microbe related. Very interesting option to explore science and our bodies.4/5(31). Microbes and Other Shamanic Beings develops three major arguments: First, since their earliest accounts Amerindian shamanic notions have had more in common with current microbial ecology than with Christian religious beliefs.
Second, the human senses allow the unaided perception of the microbial world; for example, entoptic vision allows one to. Illustrated. pp. Ecco/HarperCollins Publishers.
$ Reader, as you read these words, trillions of microbes and quadrillions of viruses are. Good And Risky Microbes Surround Us. 'You're Never Home Alone,' Ecologist Explains: Shots - Health News Ecologist Rob Dunn's new book describes the tiny life .