By John Janovy Jr., Gerald W. Esch
Reviews key parts in ecological, scientific and molecular parasitology
- Features essays from many of the world's leading parasitologists
- Each subject is determined in context by means of that includes a key paper from the magazine of Paraistology during the last a hundred years
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More importantly, I suppose, scalability may be thought of as the proclivity of a research model to require us ask larger, more generalized, and ultimate questions. It was John Janovy, Jr (Fig. ” Proximate questions are the simple “what” and “how” questions of science. As a general rule, they are the fodder of simple empiricism, where proximate answers simply accumulate to eventually form the vast bedrock of the scientiﬁc record. , Nebraska (Courtesy of John Janovy, Jr) which provide contextual meaning and broader scope of thought and applicability.
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A century of parasitology: discoveries, ideas, and lessons learned by scientists who published in the Journal of Parasitology, 1914-2014 by John Janovy Jr., Gerald W. Esch