Jonas Salk Beyond the Microscope by Victoria Sherrow
  

Synopsis

Jonas Salk Beyond the Microscope by Victoria Sherrow

Jonas Salk, Revised Edition describes this respected immunologist's medical research and his lifelong efforts to promote scientific and human progress on a global scale. By chronicling Salk's story and his fight against polio, this engrossing book shows how scientists build upon the achievements of others while bringing their own perspective to the challenges they face in the laboratory and in the field. This revised edition brings readers up-to-date regarding Salk's final years and the current work of the Salk Institute. It also describes the global campaign to eradicate polio from the planet, since the fight against this disease has continued in developing nations.

About the Author

Victoria Sherrow is a freelance writer and a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers. She is also the author of many books for middle and high school readers, including Great Scientists, Political Leaders and Peacemakers, and American Women in the Military.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
146 pages

Author

Victoria Sherrow
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Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th June 2008

ISBN

9780816061808


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