The Resource Freaks of nature : and what they tell us about development and evolution, Mark S. Blumberg, (electronic resource/)

Freaks of nature : and what they tell us about development and evolution, Mark S. Blumberg, (electronic resource/)

Label
Freaks of nature : and what they tell us about development and evolution
Title
Freaks of nature
Title remainder
and what they tell us about development and evolution
Statement of responsibility
Mark S. Blumberg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From two-legged goats and double-headed snakes, to Cyclops infants with a single eye in the middle of their forehead, Mark S. Blumberg looks at freak bodily anomalies in both humans and other animals to reveal how such deformities provide valuable windows on the intimate connections between genetics, evolution, development, and the environment. - ;Two-legged goats, conjoined twins, Cyclops infants with a single eye in the middle of their forehead, double-headed snakes, and Laloo, a man with a partially formed twin attached to his chest ... In Freaks of Nature, Mark S. Blumberg turns a sci
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
  • 576.8
  • 616/.043
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • QM691
  • QH367
LC item number
  • .B63 2009eb
  • .B62 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2009 D-297
  • WZ 308
NLM item number
B658f 2009
Label
Freaks of nature : and what they tell us about development and evolution, Mark S. Blumberg, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=273855
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-307) and indexes
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
List of Illustrations; Introduction; ONE: A PARLIAMENT OF MONSTERS: On the Breadth and Scope of Developmental Anomalies; TWO: ARRESTING FEATURES: Development is All about Time; THREE: DO THE LOCOMOTION: How We Learn to Move Our Bodies; FOUR: LIFE AND LIMB: How Limbs are Made, Lost, Replaced and Transformed; FIVE: ANYTHING GOES: When it Comes to Sex, Expect Ambiguity; EPILOGUE: MONSTROUS BEHAVIOUR: Much to Learn from the Odd and Unusual; Acknowledgments; Notes; Sources and Suggested Reading; Author Index; Subject Index
Control code
ocn352916350
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Freaks of nature : and what they tell us about development and evolution, Mark S. Blumberg, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=273855
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-307) and indexes
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
List of Illustrations; Introduction; ONE: A PARLIAMENT OF MONSTERS: On the Breadth and Scope of Developmental Anomalies; TWO: ARRESTING FEATURES: Development is All about Time; THREE: DO THE LOCOMOTION: How We Learn to Move Our Bodies; FOUR: LIFE AND LIMB: How Limbs are Made, Lost, Replaced and Transformed; FIVE: ANYTHING GOES: When it Comes to Sex, Expect Ambiguity; EPILOGUE: MONSTROUS BEHAVIOUR: Much to Learn from the Odd and Unusual; Acknowledgments; Notes; Sources and Suggested Reading; Author Index; Subject Index
Control code
ocn352916350
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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