WorldCat Identities

Facklam, Howard

Overview
Works: 19 works in 38 publications in 4 languages and 7,272 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: QC981.8.C5, 551.6
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Most widely held works by Howard Facklam
Changes in the wind : earth's shifting climate by Margery Facklam( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the factors causing changes in the earth's climate, including ocean currents, the destruction of the rain forests, and the greenhouse effect, and discusses predictions for the future
From cell to clone : the story of genetic engineering by Margery Facklam( Book )

4 editions published between 1963 and 1979 in English and Japanese and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses genetic engineering, particularly the history and techniques of cloning, and includes material on recombinant DNA research and test-tube babies
Plants : extinction or survival? by Howard Facklam( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the importance of germplasm and how storage banks around the world are preserving plant seeds so that plant species will not be lost through disease and environmental conditions
Spare parts for people by Margery Facklam( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses current accomplishments in the field of replacing parts in the human body, including organ transplants, artificial organs and implants, and artificial joints and limbs
Bacteria by Howard Facklam( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics and nature of bacteria, looks at the diseases they can cause, and discusses beneficial bacteria used in genetic engineering, food making, and toxic cleanup
Viruses by Howard Facklam( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The authors introduce the scientists who found the viruses that cause deadly diseases such as smallpox, rabies, polio, and AIDS, and you learn about the controls and vaccines developed for these diseases."--Cover
The brain : magnificent mind machine by Margery Facklam( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parasites by Howard Facklam( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the positive and negative aspects of the host -parasite relationship
Alternative medicine : cures or myths? by Howard Facklam( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses various kinds of non-traditional methods of medical treatment, including acupuncture, herbal medicine, massage, and meditation
Healing drugs : the history of pharmacology by Margery Facklam( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of pharmacology, from the early days of leeches and simple plants to modern research into drugs to work against cancer
Insects by Howard Facklam( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insects make up almost 3/4 of all of the animals on earth. Insects and arachnids are presented in this book as to how they live and how they are being used for insects control and protection of our environment
Modern medicines : the discovery and development of healing drugs by Margery Facklam( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the science of pharmacology, from ancient remedies to the development and marketing of modern medicines. Praise for the previous edition: "A superior writing style marks this history of pharmacology ... an excellent introduction." School Library Journal billions of dollars are spent each year for the research and development of pharmaceutical drugs. Who invents or finds these healing drugs? How do we know they are safe? How are they tested, and how much time does it take from their invention to public use? What is the FDA, and how does it control the drug industry? Modern Medicines answers all of these questions and more. It tells the fascinating story of pharmacology, beginning with ancient medicine men and their herbs and continuing to today's high-tech research labs. This fully revised volume in the Science and Technology in Focus series presents the most recent research available in simple, straightforward language that students and researchers can easily understand. Its over-arching perspective covers a wide array of topics, such as painkillers, antihistamines, hormone and steroid therapy, antibiotics, vaccinations, and much more
Avalanche! by Howard Facklam( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the nature, origins, and dangers of avalanches and discusses preventive and safety measures to be used against them
Hoop op 'n nuwe lewe by Margery Facklam( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in Afrikaans and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De la cellule au clone : l'histoire de la science génétique by Margery Facklam( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une synthèse bien ramassée à l'intention des jeunes lecteurs. Les auteurs racontent "l'histoire des découvertes menant à la compréhension de l'hérédité et la façon dont nous allons maintenant tirer parti de ces découvertes."
Omoshiroi idenshi kogaku : Saibo kara kuro-n e by Margery Facklam( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in Japanese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insects (Invaders) by Margery Facklam( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invaders series by Howard Facklam( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Alternative medicine : cures or myths? by Howard Facklam( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses various kinds of non-traditional methods of medical treatment, including acupuncture, herbal medicine, massage, and meditation
 
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Changes in the wind : earth's shifting climate
Alternative Names
ファクラム, H

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Spare parts for peopleVirusesAlternative medicine : cures or myths?Healing drugs : the history of pharmacologyInsectsModern medicines : the discovery and development of healing drugsAvalanche!Insects (Invaders)