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Stem Cell DialoguesA Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry Into Medical Frontiers

Stem Cell Dialogues: A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry Into Medical Frontiers

Sheldon Krimsky

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167482
eISBN:
9780231539401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167482.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

“Stem cells” have become linked with both new frontiers in medical science and political and ethical controversy. The field, along with the emerging area of regenerative medicine, is creating the ... More

When the Invasion of Land FailedThe Legacy of the Devonian Extinctions

When the Invasion of Land Failed: The Legacy of the Devonian Extinctions

George McGhee,

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160575
eISBN:
9780231536363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160575.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

The invasion of land by ocean-dwelling plants and animals was one of the most revolutionary events in the evolution of life on Earth, yet the animal invasion almost failed—twice—because of the twin ... More

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