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By Jonathan Law

This bestselling dictionary includes greater than 9,500 entries on all points of chemistry, physics, biology (including human biology), earth sciences, desktop technological know-how, and astronomy. This absolutely revised variation comprises enormous quantities of recent entries, similar to bone morphogenetic protein, Convention on Biological Diversity, genome editing, Ice dice experiment, multi-core processor, PhyloCode, quarkonium, and World large Telescope, bringing it totally modern in parts akin to nanotechnology, quantum physics, molecular biology, genomics, and the technology of weather switch. Supported via greater than 2 hundred diagrams and illustrations the dictionary positive factors instructed internet hyperlinks for lots of entries, accessed and saved updated through the Dictionary of Science significant other website.

Other beneficial properties comprise brief biographies of prime scientists, complete web page illustrated good points on topics reminiscent of the sunlight procedure and Genetically converted Organisms, and chronologies of particular medical topics together with plastics, electronics, and mobilephone biology.

With concise entries on an intensive checklist of subject matters, this dictionary is either a fantastic reference paintings for college kids and an excellent creation for non-scientists.

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