TITLE

People and Places

PUB. DATE
December 1985
SOURCE
BioScience;Dec85, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p748
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses news and events concerning biologists and the biological sciences. 'And Then the Rains Came,' a documentary about Kenya's endangered animals; Richard C. Adelman who was elected the president of the Gerontological Society of America; Grant awarded to the Missouri Botanical Garden; Harvey Price who announced he would leave his position as director of the Industrial Biotechnology Association. INSET: Natural history on the air.
ACCESSION #
10285257

 

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