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The Resource Guinea pig scientists : bold self-experimenters in science and medicine, Leslie Dendy and Mel Boring ; with illustrations by C.B. Mordan

Guinea pig scientists : bold self-experimenters in science and medicine, Leslie Dendy and Mel Boring ; with illustrations by C.B. Mordan

Label
Guinea pig scientists : bold self-experimenters in science and medicine
Title
Guinea pig scientists
Title remainder
bold self-experimenters in science and medicine
Statement of responsibility
Leslie Dendy and Mel Boring ; with illustrations by C.B. Mordan
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Stories of ten men and women, from the 1770s to the present, who devoted their lives, and sometimes risked them, to answer some of the big questions in science and medicine
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dendy, Leslie A.
Dewey number
616/.027
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Middle School
  • 1100
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
R853.S44
LC item number
D46 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 8.2.
  • 8.6.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Boring, Mel
  • Mordan, C. B.
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Self-experimentation in medicine
  • Scientists
  • Autoexperimentation
  • Laboratory Personnel
  • Scientists
  • Self-experimentation in medicine
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Guinea pig scientists : bold self-experimenters in science and medicine, Leslie Dendy and Mel Boring ; with illustrations by C.B. Mordan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-196) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Baked British gentlemen / George Fordyce, England, 1770s -- Swallowing bags, bones, and tubes / Lazzaro Spallanzani, Italy, 1770s -- The sad story of laughing gas / William Morton and Horace Wells, United States, 1840s to 1870s]-- Daniel Carrión's deadly disease / Daniel Carrión, Peru, 1885 -- The swat heard 'round the world / Jesse Lazear, Cuba, 1900 and 1901 -- Night of the deadly blue glow / Marie and Pierre Curie, France, 1902 to 1934 -- From ocean bottoms to mountaintops / John Scott Haldane and Jack Haldane, England, 1880s to 1940s -- Getting inside the heart / Werner Forssmann, Germany, 1920s to 1950s -- The fastest man on earth / John Paul Stapp, United States, 1940s and 1950s -- Locked in lost cave / Stefania Follini, United States, 1989 -- Conclusion -- Authors' note -- History's timetable -- Resources -- Quotation sources -- Photo credits Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
55518216
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 213 pages
Isbn
9780805073164
Lccn
2004052364
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Note
UMSL: Jean Craighead George Children's Science Collection.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)55518216
Label
Guinea pig scientists : bold self-experimenters in science and medicine, Leslie Dendy and Mel Boring ; with illustrations by C.B. Mordan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-196) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Baked British gentlemen / George Fordyce, England, 1770s -- Swallowing bags, bones, and tubes / Lazzaro Spallanzani, Italy, 1770s -- The sad story of laughing gas / William Morton and Horace Wells, United States, 1840s to 1870s]-- Daniel Carrión's deadly disease / Daniel Carrión, Peru, 1885 -- The swat heard 'round the world / Jesse Lazear, Cuba, 1900 and 1901 -- Night of the deadly blue glow / Marie and Pierre Curie, France, 1902 to 1934 -- From ocean bottoms to mountaintops / John Scott Haldane and Jack Haldane, England, 1880s to 1940s -- Getting inside the heart / Werner Forssmann, Germany, 1920s to 1950s -- The fastest man on earth / John Paul Stapp, United States, 1940s and 1950s -- Locked in lost cave / Stefania Follini, United States, 1989 -- Conclusion -- Authors' note -- History's timetable -- Resources -- Quotation sources -- Photo credits Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
55518216
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 213 pages
Isbn
9780805073164
Lccn
2004052364
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Note
UMSL: Jean Craighead George Children's Science Collection.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)55518216

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