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Book's title: Life at the extremes Frances Ashcroft.
Library of Congress Control Number: 00028672
International Standard Book Number (ISBN):0520222342 (cloth : alk. paper)
Cataloging Source:DLC, DLC DLC
Authentication Code:pcc
Library of Congress Call Number:QP82 .A75 2000
Dewey Decimal Classification Number:612/.014$221
Personal Name:Ashcroft, Frances M.
Publication, Distribution, etc.:Berkeley . University of California Press, (c)2000.
Physical Description:xxi, 326 p. : ill. ;, 24 cm.
Bibliography, etc. Note:Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-317) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:Machine generated contents note: Climbing Kilimanjaro 1
1. LIFE AT THE TOP 5
Early Accounts of Mountain Sickness; The Ascent of Everest; A Digression
on Barometric Pressure; The Perils of Sudden Depressurization; Acute
Mountain Sickness; Into Thin Air; Flying High; Acclimatization;
Haemoglobin; Lessons from High Altitude Studies; High Life
Taking The Plunge 43
2. LIFE UNDER PRESSURE 47
The Physics of Pressure; The Earliest Divers; Bubbles in the Blood; Why
Don't Sperm Whales Get the Bends?; The Importance of a Slow Ascent;
Skin-diving and the Bends; On Entering the Water; Ama: the Fisherwomen
of Japan; Imploding and Exploding Organs; Holding Your Breath; Buoyancy;
Scuba-diving; The Rapture of the Deep; Too Much of a Good Thing;
Blackouts and Bravery; How Far Can You Go?; Living at Depth; Underwater
Challenges; Long-term Dangers; Into the Abyss; The World's First Submarine;
Life Under Pressure
Getting into Hot Water 99
3. LIFE IN THE HOT ZONE 103
Body Heat; Feeling the Heat; The Development of the Thermometer;
Firewalking and All That; Creatures of Fire; Hot Stuff; Chilling Out; Sweating
it Out; The Physics of Heat Transfer; Keeping a Cool Head; The Importance
of Size and Shape; Heatstroke; Quivering Pigs and Shivering Humans; Fever!;
Life without Water; Salt of the Earth; A Hot Cradle for Mankind
Cold Water Blues 143
4. LIFE IN THE COLD 147
Fighting Cold; How Cold Can You Go? Coping with Cold; Frozen to
Death; In Arctic Waters; Losing the Balance; Life After 'Death'; On Chapped
Hands and Cold Feet; Frostbite; Eskimos and Explorers; The Benefits of
Cold; On Penguins and Polar Bears; Life at the Poles.
5. LIFE IN THE FAST LANE 185
A Question of Energy; Oxygen Demands; You Are What You Eat; Speed
versus Stamina; How Muscle Contracts; Fast Forward; Staying the Distance;
Running Down; Working Out; The Ultimate Limits; Gender Issues; Making
a Splash; Enhancing Performance; The Olympic Ideal; Animal Magic; Size
Matters; Beyond the Limits; Taking the Strain.
6. THE FINAL FRONTIER 229
A Brief History of Space Flight; Eyeballs in and Eyeballs Out; The Human
Yo-yo; Taking Off; Life Support; Free Fall; Weightlessness; Sleep; Infection;
Living in Microgravity; Space Sickness; Paying the Price; Balance Points;
Cosmic Radiation; Venturing into the Void; Re-entry; Coming Down to
Earth; Whither Next?
7. THE OUTER LIMITS 271
The Tree of Life; Some Like It Hot; Acid Heads; Helicobacter pylorii, the
Bacterium that Causes Stomach Ulcers; Basic Needs; A Salty Tale; Life in the
Rocks; Troglodytes; Life Without Oxygen; Cool Characters; Life in the
Freezer; Suspended Animation; Making Millions from Microbes; Life
Beyond Earth?.
Rubrics: Adaptation (Physiology)
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