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CONTENTS Acknowledgments viii Preface ix Introduction xii A to Z Entries 1 Feature Essays: "Blood Identification Through the Ages" "The Karner Blue-New York's Endangered Butterfly" "Human Cytogenetics: Historical Overview and Latest Development" "Insects and Man-An Exotic Dilemma" "Silk Degrees: A Tale of Moths and People, Part One" "Silk Degrees: A Tale of Moths and People, Part Two" "Egyptian Mummies: Brief History and Radiological Studies" "Sassafras and its Lepidopteran Cohorts, or Bigger and Better Caterpillars through Chemistry" "Science and the Spiritual Factor" Appendixes 713 Appendix I Bibliography 713 Appendix II Biology-Related Websites 737 Appendix III Biology Software and Animations Sources 741 Appendix IV Nobel Laureates Relating to Biology 745 Appendix V The Periodic Table of Elements 769 Index 771
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Biology Encyclopedias, Juvenile, Biology Encyclopedias