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The Life of a Leaf - Vogel, Steven
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In its essence, science is a way of looking at and thinking about the world. In The Life of a Leaf, Steven Vogel illuminates this approach, using the humble leaf as a model. Whether plant or person, every organism must contend with its immediate physical environment, a world that both limits what organisms can do and offers innumerable opportunities for evolving fascinating ways of challenging those limits. Here, Vogel explains these interactions, examining through the example of the leaf the extraordinary designs that ...

The Life of a Leaf 2013, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226104775

Trade paperback

The Life of a Leaf 2012, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226859392