The Wollemi Pine: The Incredible Discovery of a Living Fossil From theAge of the Dinosaurs

The Wollemi Pine: The Incredible Discovery of a Living Fossil From theAge of the Dinosaurs

Description

Now in a new format, this is a brilliant debut by a wonderful popular science writer. James Woodford, the Sydney Morning Herald's award-winning science writer, has written an enthralling detective story about evolution and natural history, the freak survival of a species that offers a window into an ecosystem 100 million years old.The Wollemi Pine is the story of this discovery, and of the tree that became an overnight celebrity. Woodford's fascinating account is a detective story, a scientific mystery, and a timely reminder of the importance of maintaining biological diversity on our planet.Discovery of the Wollemi pine has revealed new sources of anti-cancer chemicals, and other micro-organisms with important medical applications.


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Details

Author(s)
James Woodford
Format
Paperback | 240 pages
Dimensions
130 x 199 x 15mm | 181g
Publication date
13 Aug 2013
Publisher
Text Publishing
Imprint
The Text Publishing Company
Publication City/Country
Melbourne, Australia
Language
English
ISBN10
192088548X
ISBN13
9781920885489
Bestsellers rank
36,788

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