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Fridell, Ron

Overview
Works: 59 works in 140 publications in 1 language and 11,079 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Ron Fridell
DNA fingerprinting : the ultimate identity by Ron Fridell( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the discovery of DNA fingerprinting, the processes involved, its initial use, and its past and present role in forensic identification, conservation biology, and human genetics
Forensic science by Ron Fridell( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of forensic science along with current research and developments in the field
Spy technology by Ron Fridell( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about new tools for spies
Terrorism : political violence at home and abroad by Ron Fridell( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines terrorism, explores the motivation of terrorists, and explains how terrorist actions affect politics worldwide. Discusses the history and possible future of terrorism at home and abroad
Genetic engineering by Ron Fridell( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to genetic engineering
Life cycle of a-- pumpkin by Ron Fridell( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces children to the life cycle of a pumpkin, describing how the pumpkin grows from a small seed to a large squash
Life cycle of a-- spider by Ron Fridell( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text trace the life cycle of a spider, from egg, to spiderling, to molting, to adult
Solving crimes : pioneers of forensic science by Ron Fridell( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the work of six individuals whose work shaped the field of forensic science: Alphonse Betrillon, Edward Henry, Karl Landsteiner, Edmond Locard, Clyde Snow, and Alec Jeffreys
Earth-friendly energy by Ron Fridell( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the alternative methods of generating energy instead of using fossil fuels, including solar power, wind power, and biofuels, and speculates on the future of alternative energy
Life cycle of a-- silkworm by Ron Fridell( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text trace the life cycle of the silkworm from egg, to larva, to cocoon, to moth. Includes information on how silkworms are used to produce silk cloth
Spying : the modern world of espionage by Ron Fridell( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the types of intelligence gathered by the CIA, the FBI, and the NSA, the technological and human resources used to gather such data, and the future of these three organizations
Protecting Earth's water supply by Ron Fridell( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the pollution and conservation of water
Amphibians in danger : a worldwide warning by Ron Fridell( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the alarming worldwide disappearance of amphibians and its possible link to such conditions as erosion of the ozone layer, greenhouse effect and global warming, and environmental pollution
Seven wonders of transportation by Ron Fridell( )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes seven of the most outstanding advancements related to the transportation of people and goods-- from the evolution of the Silk Road to the invention of "supergreen" cars
Life cycle of a-- turtle by Ron Fridell( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text trace the life cycle of a turtle from egg, to hatching, to hibernating, to adult. Includes information about turtle endangerment
Decoding life : unraveling the mysteries of the genome by Ron Fridell( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discovery and purpose of DNA, as well as what understanding the human genome means for the future, are competently outlined in this volume. Pros and cons of many ethical issues are covered--from stem cell research to designer babies
The search for poison-dart frogs by Ron Fridell( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a trip taken by four biologists to the country of Suriname to collect specimens of the endangered poison-dart frog
Global warming by Ron Fridell( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes several different theories on the causes and solutions of global warming, including a brief history of the Earth's temperature ranges, scientists' predictions for the future, and the governments' reactions
Capital punishment by Ron Fridell( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents divergent viewpoints on capital punishment in the United States
Military technology by Ron Fridell( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of military technology from ancient to modern times
 
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DNA fingerprinting : the ultimate identity
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Forensic scienceSpy technologyTerrorism : political violence at home and abroadGenetic engineeringLife cycle of a-- pumpkinLife cycle of a-- spiderSolving crimes : pioneers of forensic scienceEarth-friendly energy
Alternative Names
Fridell, Ronald

Languages
English (78)