Extreme Longevity: Discovering Earth’s Oldest Organisms

By: Karen Latchana Kenney

Trees older than the Giza pyramids? 500-year-old sharks? Near-immortal jellyfish? Scientists have only begun to uncover the secrets of these extraordinary organisms. Time line. Source notes. Glossary. Selected bibliography. Further information. Index. Full-color photographs and diagrams.

ISBN: 9781512483727

JLG Release: Dec 2018


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Topics: Animals , Longevity , Whales , Sharks , Reptiles , Plants , Anatomy and physiology , Biology , DNA , Searching for longevity genes , Science , Physiology , Genetic aspects of aging

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Book Details

ISBN

9781512483727

First Release

December 2018

Genre

Nonfic

Dewey Classification

571.8/79

Trim Size

6" x 9"

Page Count

104

Accelerated Reader

Level 7.8; Points: 3;

Scholastic Reading Counts

Level 0; Points: 0;

Lexile

Level 1100L

Format

Print Book

Edition

Hardcover edition

Publisher

Twenty-First Century

Potentially Sensitive Areas

None

Topics

Animals, Longevity, Whales, Sharks, Reptiles, Plants, Anatomy and physiology, Biology, DNA, Searching for longevity genes, Science, Physiology, Genetic aspects of aging,

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