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Stonebarger, Bill

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Most widely held works by Bill Stonebarger
Cloning : how and why by Bill Stonebarger( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents some of the details of cloning techniques and identifies implications of what this technology might mean in the future. Includes visits to the Roslin Institute in Scotland and Neal First's laboratory at the University of Wisconsin
Global warming by Daniel Zuckerbrot( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the science, the politics and the uncertainties about global warming, one of the most important and controversial science and societal issues today
Stem cells by Renato Dulbecco( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers Timothy Mulcahey, Neal L. First, Lloyd M. Smith, and Robin Alta Charo are featured in this presentation on stem cells, stem cell research, and the ethics of stem cell research
Women in science by Shirley Tilghman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the contributions of women in science from the historical to the contemporary, with a look at opportunities for the future. Covers the fundamentals of scientific methods and values
Ecosystems by Bill Stonebarger( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the varying approaches to ecology from Thoreau's naturalist tradition to the scientific views of Darwin and Odum. Looks at conflicts between developers and conservationists, and the controversies surrounding ecology and ethics today. Shows the relationship of living things to their environment in various ecosystems and how energy is exchanged through the chain of producers, consumers, and decomposers
The gene by Bill Stonebarger( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first part of the program dramatizes the history of genetic research from Gregor Mendel to modern recombinant DNA. The second part outlines the basic picture scientists have today of what a gene is and how it operates within living cells. Includes material on genetic engineering and cloning
Genetic engineering by W. F Bodmer( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of cloning, gene splicing, in-vitro fertilization, embryo adoption, BGH and more. Features interviews with biologist Richard Burgess, activist Jeremy Rifkin, and other environmentalists, biologists and experts in bioethics
Toxic wastes( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives a historical and ecological perspective on the vexing toxic waste dilemma. Includes contemporary and archival photographs, art prints, and graphic examples
The Atom by Bill Stonebarger( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one traces the history of the atom from ancient Greek times to the present day. Part two presents an outline picture of late twentieth-century concepts of the atom
The human genome project by Southern Baptist Convention( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program takes you inside a modern automated gene sequencing laboratory where human genes are isolated and fragmented; and how their DNA base sequences are determined. Controversial ethical issues are also addressed. --Container
The soul of science by Bill Stonebarger( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the story of science on all continents, stressing the great turning points for science and society in the Renaissance and in the 19th and 20th centuries. Pt. 1 features the birth of science and tells the story of science beginning on all continents, with special attention to ancient Ionian Greece. Pt. 2 follows the rebirth of science in the Renaissance when men like Galileo, Copernicus, and Isaac Newton forever changed the way we look at the world and the universe. Pt. 3 shows how the scientific vision expanded into Europe and North America, including the Industrial Revolution born in England's midlands and Charles Darwin as he wrote On the origin of species by natural selection. Pt. 4 moves into the 20th century when scientists like Einstein, Curie, Bohr, Crick and Watson led the way to the profound changes in today's world
Nuclear power by United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority( Visual )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 is a historical overview of nuclear power use during war and peacetime. Part 2 focuses on the controversial use of nuclear power today and in the future
Chemical cycles in the biosphere( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses footage from around the globe to show the oxygen-carbon dioxide cycle, the nitrogen cycle, the water cycle, acid rain, and how toxic chemicals affect the biosphere
Energy and society( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relying on evidence from the past, this program explains how energy shortages are not likely to hamper the growth of human societies in the near or distant future
Populations on earth( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is the world overpopulated? Will population continue to explode in the coming century or will it level off as it did after the agricultural revolution? This program presents many sides using new year-2000 video footage from China, India and Europe
Scientific methods and values( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part one presents a survey of the methods and values of scientists through the ages, with special attention to Ionian Greece, Renaissance Italy, and modern 19th- and 20th-century revolutions. Part two outlines scientific methods and values of today
Science & society : global issues of the 21st century( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with experts offering varied viewpoints about risks and benefits associated with population, resources, pollution, biotechnology and lifestyles as we enter the 21st century
Radiation by Sheffield University Television( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the history of the discovery of radiation, and explains the differenes between radiation that is ionizing and radiation that is not, and between electromagenetic radiation and nuclear radiation. Pt. How radiation was discovered. Pt. 2. Radiation and you
Biotechnology on Earth( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video introduces biotechnology as a phenomenon that began at the atomic and molecular levels four billion years ago and which is revealed through time in the processes of evolution and natural selection. Current research trends in agricultural and medical biotechnology also are examined
Food chains in the biosphere( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updated with computer graphics, this latest version shows how food chains work in modern ecosystems. Producers, consumers, decomposers and abiotic elements are explained and illustrated in a variety of ecosystems around the world. --Container
 
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