The Resource Panic in level 4 : cannibals, killer viruses, and other journeys to the edge of science, Richard Preston, (electronic resource)

Panic in level 4 : cannibals, killer viruses, and other journeys to the edge of science, Richard Preston, (electronic resource)

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Panic in level 4 : cannibals, killer viruses, and other journeys to the edge of science
Title
Panic in level 4
Title remainder
cannibals, killer viruses, and other journeys to the edge of science
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Richard Preston
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eng
Summary
Bizarre illnesses and plagues that kill people in the most unspeakable ways. Obsessive and inspired efforts by scientists to solve mysteries and save lives. From The hot zone to The demon in the freezer and beyond, Richard Preston's bestselling works have mesmerized readers everywhere by showing them strange worlds of nature they never dreamed of. Panic in level 4 is a grand tour through the eerie and unforgettable universe of Richard Preston, filled with incredible characters and mysteries that refuse to leave one's mind. Here are dramatic true stories from this acclaimed and award-winning author, including: The phenomenon of "self-cannibals," who suffer from a rare genetic condition caused by one wrong letter in their DNA that forces them to compulsively chew their own flesh--and why everyone may have a touch of this disease." The search for the unknown host of Ebola virus, an organism hidden somewhere in African rain forests, where the disease finds its way into the human species, causing outbreaks of unparalleled horror. The brilliant Russian brothers--"one mathematician divided between two bodies"--who built a supercomputer in their apartment from mail-order parts in an attempt to find hidden order in the number pi (p)
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TEFOD
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1954-
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Preston, Richard
Dewey number
616.02/4
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LC call number
RC81
LC item number
.P856 2008ab
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other
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  • Medicine, Popular
  • Science
  • Science writers
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Panic in level 4 : cannibals, killer viruses, and other journeys to the edge of science, Richard Preston, (electronic resource)
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http://downloadmedia.denverlibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=85F23B1A-BCD0-429A-A819-B8C390C4DACF
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  • Downloadable audio file
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  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 7:49:02
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electronic
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9781415949689
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(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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unknown
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  • ocn233184750
  • (OCoLC)233184750
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Label
Panic in level 4 : cannibals, killer viruses, and other journeys to the edge of science, Richard Preston, (electronic resource)
Link
http://downloadmedia.denverlibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=85F23B1A-BCD0-429A-A819-B8C390C4DACF
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 7:49:02
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781415949689
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • ocn233184750
  • (OCoLC)233184750
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 112345 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
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not applicable

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