Germs are everywhere, as this fascinating overview of the subject explains. Some germs are harmful, causing debilitating diseases, while others are beneficial, helping humans and animals to digest food. Covered is the discovery of germs, how some cause disease, how others aid living things, and how various industries have learned to use some germs to improve the quality of human life and communities.
"Titles in this series chronicle medical discoveries that have affected us. The series does a good job of presenting the discoveries and discussing how they have changed society...These books, based on their format and bibliographies which offer further resources, are a good starting point for student research. Consider them if these topics are researched in your school."
-- Book Report (September 2002)
Price: US $32.10