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Black Achievement in Science: Biology

Bailey, Diane

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Title: Black Achievement in Science: Biology

Publication Date: 2016

Binding: HRD

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Biology is the study of life itself in all its forms. Scientists in this field try to expand our knowledge of life, from tiny genes to enormous elephants and everything in between. Inside, read how black biologists from around the world created new techniques in cell biology, made discoveries in DNA science, developed groundbreaking chemotherapies, and studied elephants, spiders, and other wildlife. Great scientific achievements, innovations, and inventions have been recorded in recent times and in the past by men and women of color, and this series celebrates their work and lives, specialty by specialty. Their stories can inspire students of today to pursue their own dreams of science success. In a perfect world, we, like science, would not see color. Until then, we celebrate and inspire with stories of BLACK ACHIEVEMENT IN SCIENCE. This series includes nearly 80 short biographies of scientists past and present who will inspire, engage, and encourage young readers. All of the subjects are African-American or of African descent and work in a wide variety of scientific disciplines around the world. Their stories of perseverance, dedication, creativity, and energy will appeal to any young person looking at a career in science, but especially to African-American students seeking role models. Each title in this series contains an introduction, as well as foreword by the directors of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers Malinda Gilmore and Mel Poulson. They write about the importance of having role models and mentors in all the science fields. Each title in BLACK ACHIEVEMENT IN SCIENCE includes color photos throughout, and back matter including an index and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear

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