Extreme Longevity


Meet the science experts who study specimens of extreme longevity in both the plant and animal kingdoms, such as the 80,000-year-old root system of Pando (a colony of male quaking aspens), 11,000-year-old deep-sea sponges, and 400-year-old sharks. Learn about technologies used to determine age and longevity, including DNA sampling, growth rings, and radiocarbon dating.

ISBN Number
9781512483727
Trim Size
6" x 9"
Binding Type
Library Bound
Number of Pages
104
List Price
$39.99
30% Discount Price
$27.99
Author
Karen Latchana Kenney
Publisher
Twenty-First Century Books
Copyright Date
2019
Dewey Number
571.879
Reading Level
8
ATOS
7.8 (Quiz #501769)