Renton Technical College Library

Scientists' Biographies and Works

 

These are some books by and about scientists, carried in RTC Library:

 

Title/Subject

Call Number

Linnaeus: The Complete Naturalist / By Wilfrid Blunt 508.092 BLUNT 2001
Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the secrets of metamorphosis  / By Maria Merian 508.092 TODD-K 2007
Heretic in Darwin’s Court / By Alfred Russel Wallace 508.092 SLOTTEN 2004
The Forgotten Genius :The Biography of Robert Hook, 1635-1703 / By Stephen Inwood 509.2 INWOOD 2005
The Curious Life of Robert Hooke / By Lisa Jardine 509.2 JARDINE 2005

Lives of a Biologist / By John Tyler Bonner

570.92 BONNER 2002

The Snoring Bird: My Family's Journey Through a Century of Biology / By Bernd Heinrich

570.92 HEINRIC 2008

What Mad Pursuit / By Francis Crick

570.92 CRICK 1988

A to Z of Biologists / By Lisa Yount

570.922 YOUNT 2003

Cell Scientists: From Leeuwenhoek to Fuchs / By Kimberly Fekany Lee

571.6092 LEE-K 2009

Of Molecules and Men / By Francis Crick

572.8 CRICK 2004

Ahead of the Curve: David Baltimore’s Life in Science / By Shane Crotty

572.8092 CROTTY 2001

Max Perutz and the Secrets of Life / By Georgina Ferry 572.8092 FERRY 2007
Thinking About Science: Max Delbruck / By Fischer & Lipson 572.8092 FISCHER 1988

James Watson: Solving the Mystery of DNA / By Janet Hamilton

572.8092 HAMILTO 2004

Rosalind Franklin and the Structure of Life / By Jane Polcovar

572.8092 POLCOVA 2006

The Double Helix / By James Watson 572.86092 WATSON 1997
Avoid Boring People / By James D. Watson 572.8092 WATSON 2007
DNA: The Secret of Life / By James D. Watson 572.86 WATSON 2003

Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA / By Brenda Maddox

572.86092 MADDOX 2003

Rosalind Franklin and DNA / By Anne Sayre

572.86092 SAYRE 2000

Coming To Life / By Christiane Nusslein-Volhard 576.5 NUSSLEI 2008
Making Genes, Making Waves / By Jon Beckwith 576.5092 BECKWIT 2002

The Tangled Field: Barbara McClintock’s Search for the Patterns of Genetic Control / By Nathaniel C. Comfort

576.5092 COMFORT 2001

The Statue Within / By Francois Jacob

576.5092 JACOB 1988

A Feeling for the Organism: The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock / Evelyn Fox Keller

576.5092 KELLER 2003

Barbara McClintock: Genius of Genetics / By Ray Spangenburg and Diane Kit Moser

576.5092 PASACH 2006

Francis Crick: Discoverer of the Genetic Code / By Matt Ridley 576.5092 RIDLEY 2006
A Life Decoded / By J. Craig Venter 576.5092 VENTER 2007

Barbara McClintock: Pioneering Geneticist / By Ray Spangenburg

576.5092 SPANGEN 2008

Gregor Mendel and the Discovery of the Gene / By John Bankston

576.52092 BANKSTO 2005

Gregor Mendel: Father of Genetics / By Roger Klare

576.52092 KLARE 1997

Gregor Mendel: Genetics Pioneer / By Lynn Van Gorp

576.52092 VANGORP 2009

Darwin’s Origin of Species / By E.J. Browne

576.82092 BROWNE 2006

Life in the Treetops / By Margaret D. Lowman

577.34092 LOWMAN 2000

Antony Van Leeuwenhoek and His “Little Animals” / By Clifford Dobell

578.092 DOBELL 1960

Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek: First to See Microscopic Life / By Lisa Yount

578.092 YOUNT 1996

Eugenie Clark: Marine Biologist / By Ronald A. Reis. 578.77092 REIS-R 2005

Seafaring Scientist: Alfred Goldsborough Mayor, Pioneer in Marine Biology / By Lester D. Stephens

578.77092 STEPHEN 2006

Felix d'Herelle and the Origins of Molecular Biology / By Ernest Peter Fischer 579.092 SUMMERS 1999
The Man Who Saved Turtles / By Archie Carr 590.92  DAVIS 2007
Richard Dawkins, How a Scientist Changed the Way We Think / Edited by  Alan Grafen and Mark Ridley 591.5092 RICHARD 2006d
Time, Love, Memory /  By Seymour Benzer 591.5092 WEINER 1999
Jonas Salk, Microbiologist  /  By Ronald A. Reis  

 

This list was updated 9/23/2009.   Additional materials may have been added since this list was compiled.  Check the RTC Library Catalog at:  http://www.RTC.edu/library

 

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