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The Resource Stronger than steel : spider silk DNA and the quest for better bulletproof vests, sutures, and parachute rope, Bridget Heos ; with photographs by Andy Comins

Stronger than steel : spider silk DNA and the quest for better bulletproof vests, sutures, and parachute rope, Bridget Heos ; with photographs by Andy Comins

Label
Stronger than steel : spider silk DNA and the quest for better bulletproof vests, sutures, and parachute rope
Title
Stronger than steel
Title remainder
spider silk DNA and the quest for better bulletproof vests, sutures, and parachute rope
Statement of responsibility
Bridget Heos ; with photographs by Andy Comins
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An introduction to the field of genetics is told through the story of Randy Lewis and his work with golden orb weaver spiders as well as his subsequent creation of artificial spider silk that can be used to save and improve lives
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heos, Bridget
Dewey number
595.4/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
860
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • MG
  • 6-8
LC call number
QL458.42.T48
LC item number
H46 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 6.2
  • 5.6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Comins, Andy
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nephila maculata
  • Spider webs
  • Spider webs
  • Scientists
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Stronger than steel : spider silk DNA and the quest for better bulletproof vests, sutures, and parachute rope, Bridget Heos ; with photographs by Andy Comins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 78) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn772099760
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm
Extent
79 pages
Isbn
9780547681269
Lccn
2012010992
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
595.44 H41 ; XX-JN ; SJ ; LAP ; C1304BT1.
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 772099760
  • (Sirsi) 772099760
  • (OCoLC)772099760
Label
Stronger than steel : spider silk DNA and the quest for better bulletproof vests, sutures, and parachute rope, Bridget Heos ; with photographs by Andy Comins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 78) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn772099760
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm
Extent
79 pages
Isbn
9780547681269
Lccn
2012010992
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
595.44 H41 ; XX-JN ; SJ ; LAP ; C1304BT1.
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 772099760
  • (Sirsi) 772099760
  • (OCoLC)772099760

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