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Author Morowitz, Harold J.

Title The wine of life, and other essays on societies, energy & living things / Harold J. Morowitz.

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Press, [1979]


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Basement Materials  574    Check Shelf
Description 265 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Six million dollar man -- All the world's a stage -- On riding a biocycle -- Sole on fire -- Bay to breakers -- De motu animalium -- On computers, free will, and creativity -- God news for humanists -- Return of the six million dollar man -- Christ, Clausius, and corrosion -- Entropy crisis -- Obesity : the erg to dyne -- Let free energy right -- Whose energy? -- Women's lib and the battle against entropy -- Bulls, bears, and bacteria -- Loch Ness to Lahaina -- Of mammals great and small -- Smallest free living cell -- Manufacturing a living organism -- Cell types : the great divide -- Pumping iron -- On first looking into Bergey's Manual -- Stalking the Heffalump -- Zen and the art of getting into medical school -- Merck of time -- Helmholtz, Mayer, and the M.D. -Ph.D. program -- Sacred cows and sacrifical guinea pigs -- Grant us this day our daily bread -- Change four sparkplugs and take two aspirin -- On swallowing the surgeon -- Deep purple -- Shrinks -- Crazy, hairy, naked ape -- Social implications of a biological principle -- A controlled social experiment -- Early warning -- Roots of prejudice -- Fair is foul, and foul is fair -- Yellow is mellow -- Extraordinary popular delusions -- Frankenstein and recombinant DNA -- Splitters and Lumpers -- Bibliophilia -- New math for the CNS? -- Puzzle solving in science -- Who are the standard bearers? -- From Aalto to Zwingli -- Psychoslerosis -- Drinking hemlock and other nutritional matters -- Food for thought -- Hiding in the Hammond Report -- Dull realities -- High in the Andes -- Lox et veritas -- Molecular cosmetology.
Subject Biology.
Social history.
ISBN 0312882270: $10.00
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