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The Penguin NEW BIOLOGY Periodical


'NB 1 - 31





This was launched as a biological science periodical, and NB1 was published in July 1945. The final issue NB31 (with index) was published in March 1960.



Information and cover photographs of the Penguin NEW BIOLOGY periodical:

Number NB1
Series No.: NB1
Title: NEW BIOLOGY 1
Edited by: M. L. Johnson and Michael Abercrombie
Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 4 pages photographic plates, 4 pages red and black diagrams
Date Published: July 1945
Pages: 126pp. + 8pp.
Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
Price:

Contents:
  • THE POTATO - MASTER OR SERVANT by Redcliffe N. Salaman
  • THE MEASUREMENT OF HUMAN SURVIVAL by Lancelot Hogben
  • TRACE ELEMENTS IN PLANTS by Walter Stiles
  • THE FUNCTIONS OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM by J. Z. Young
  • THE ANATOMICAL BASIS OF SENSORY EXPERIENCEby W. E. Le Gros Clark
  • WIREWORMS AND WAR-TIME AGRICULTUREby Mary Miles
  • MALARIA, MOSQUITOES AND MAN by M. L. Johnson
  • GLOSSARY
  • Number NB2
    Series No.: NB2
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 2
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson and Michael Abercrombie
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 8 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: February 1947
    Pages: 160pp. + 8pp.
    Printer: Hazell, Watson and Viney Ltd
    Price: 1/6d

    Contents:
  • THE WAR AGAINST RODENTS by Anthony Barnett
  • THE BIOLOGY OF SEWAGE DISPOSAL by LL. Lloyd
  • WHALES by R. F. Ewer
  • THE CHEMICAL BASIS OF COMPETITION BETWEEN MICROORGANISMS by P. W. Brian
  • WEEDS OF CORNFIELDS by Winifred E. Brenchley and H. C. Long
  • BAT 'RADAR' by Richard H. Knight
  • ON CUTTING YOUR FINGER by Michael Abercrombie
  • GLOSSARY
  • Number NB3
    Series No.: NB3
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 3
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson and Michael Abercrombie
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 16 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: 1947
    Pages: 176pp. + 16pp.
    Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd; photogravure plates by Eric Bemrose Ltd
    Price: 1/-

    Contents:
  • HOW A GRASSHOPPER BECOMES A LOCUST by B. P. Uvarov
  • FORAGE PLANTS by D. H. Robinson
  • THE MENACE OF THE ROUNDWORM by Geoffrey Lapage
  • ANIMAL LIFE IN CAVES by R. S. Hawes
  • THE ELECTRON MICROSCOPE AND BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH by V. E. Cosslett
  • THE BIOLOGY OF SHIP FOULING by K. A. Pyefinch
  • BEASTS OF BURDEN by Alec Parker
  • GLOSSARY
  • Number NB4
    Series No.: NB4
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 4
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson and Michael Abercrombie
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 16 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: March 1948
    Pages: 160pp. + 16pp.
    Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd; photogravure plates by Eric Bemrose Ltd
    Price: 1/6d

    Contents:
  • HYBRID VIGOUR by Eric Ashby
  • ARE STATISTICS REALLY VITAL? by R. B. Fisher
  • INSECT MENACE TO STORED PRODUCTS by John A. Freeman
  • THE BIOLOGY AND PROPERTIES OF WOOD by E. W. J. Phillips
  • VITAL STATISTICS OF FISH POPULATIONS by G. L. Kesteven
  • MILK: ITS FORMATION AND SECRETION by F. H. Malpress
  • HUMAN TEETH AND THEIR DECAY by Shirley Hughes
  • GLOSSARY
  • Number NB5
    Series No.: NB5
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 5
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson and Michael Abercrombie
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 10 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: September 1948
    Pages: 130pp. + 10pp.
    Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd; photogravure plates by Eric Bemrose Ltd
    Price: 1/6d

    Contents:
  • EDITORIAL
  • BLUE-GREEN ALGAE by G. E. Fogg
  • STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION IN THE LIVING CELL by John. E. Harris
  • PLANT GROWTH-REGULATING SUBSTANCES by Thomas Swarbrick
  • MAN'S ANCESTRY by J. S. Weiner
  • THE STUDY OF THE BEHAVIOUR OF MAMMALS by Anthony Barnett
  • FROM EGG TO ADULT by Michael Abercrombie
  • GLOSSARY
  • Number NB6
    Series No.: NB6
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 6
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson and Michael Abercrombie
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 16 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: April 1949
    Pages: 128pp. + 16pp.
    Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd; photogravure plates by Eric Bemrose Ltd
    Price: 1/6d

    Contents:
  • EDITORIAL
  • THE ENGLISH LAKES AND THEIR DEVELOPMENT by W. H. Pearsall
  • THE SLUGS IN OUR GARDENS by H. F. Barnes
  • GRASSLAND AGRONOMY by W. Davies
  • ON BREAKING A BONE by N. A. Barnicot
  • FAMOUS PLANTS - 1, VOLVOX by F. W. Jane
  • FAMOUS ANIMALS - 1, HYDRA by R. F. Ewer
  • RESEARCH NOTES:
       NEW LIGHTS ON THE ORIGIN OF THE VERTEBRATES by D. R. Newth
       LIFE CYCLE OF THE MALARIA PARASITE by M. L. Johnson
  • GLOSSARY
  • Number NB7
    Series No.: NB7
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 7
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson and Michael Abercrombie
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 8 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: September 1949
    Pages: 128pp. + 8pp.
    Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd; photogravure plates by Eric Bemrose Ltd
    Price: 1/6d

    Contents:
  • EDITORIAL
  • THE BEHAVIOUR OF LIVESTOCK by Alastair N. Worden
  • RECENT WORK ON SPIDERS by Theodore H. Savory
  • FLOWERING OF PLANTS IN RELATION TO ENVIRONMENT by O. V. S. Heath
  • CHROMOSOMES by H. G. Callan
  • THE SEAWEEDS AND THEIR USES by Alan J. Brook
  • DEFINING VITAMINS by Pauline Whitby
  • FAMOUS ANIMALS - 2, THE TAPEWORM by M. L. Johnson
  • GLOSSARY
  • Number NB8
    Series No.: NB8
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 8
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson and Michael Abercrombie
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 16 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: April 1950
    Pages: 128pp. + 16pp.
    Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
    Price: 1/6d

    Contents:
  • EDITORIAL
  • LYSENKO: THE SCIENTIFIC ISSUE by R. H. Richens
  • MAIZE IN A MODERN WORLD by Gordon Haskell
  • BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF WEEDS by Frank Wilson
  • PROCESS OF FOSSILIZATION by Gwyn Thomas
  • THE BIOLOGY OF ENZYMES by D. W. Ewer
  • GOETHE AS A BIOLOGIST by Michael Abercrombie
  • Number NB9
    Series No.: NB9
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 9
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson and Michael Abercrombie
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 8 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: October 1950
    Pages: 128pp. + 8pp.
    Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
    Price: 1/6d

    Contents:
  • EDITORIAL
  • WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT THE CAUSE OF CANCER by I. Berenblum
  • CANADA'S PREMIER PROBLEM OF ANIMAL CONSERVATION by W. Rowan
  • BUTTERFLY MIGRATIONS by C. B. Williams
  • THE DISPERSAL OF INSECTS BY WIND by C. G. Johnson
  • PHOSPHORUS DRUGS AND INSECTICIDES by B. A. Kilby
  • FAMOUS PLANTS - 2, THE MALE FERN by C. W. Wardlaw
  • RECENT RESEARCHES ON WHALES by R. F. Ewer
  • UNESCO: STATEMENT BY EXPERTS ON RACE PROBLEMS
  • Number NB10
    Series No.: NB10
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 10
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson and Michael Abercrombie
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 16 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: April 1951
    Pages: 144pp. + 16pp.
    Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
    Price: 1/6d

    Contents:
  • EDITORIAL
  • FAMOUS ANIMALS - 3, AMOEBA by M. M. Swann
  • THE BIOLOGICAL APPLICATION OF ISOTOPES by John E. Harris
  • ON APPLE SCARS by Herbert and Mary Miles
  • MIMICRY AS ILLUSTRATED IN THE BRITISH FAUNA by E. S. Brown
  • INSTINCT by John Carthy
  • THE LIFE HISTORY OF THE GANNET by Richard Perry
  • RESEARCH NOTE:
       THE WETTING OF LEAVES BY WATER by G. E. Fogg
  • Index of Subjects, Numbers 1-10
  • Index of Authors, Numbers 1-10
  • Contents of Numbers 1-10
  • Number NB11
    Series No.: NB11
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 11
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson and Michael Abercrombie
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 16 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: October 1951
    Pages: 128pp. + 16pp.
    Printer: C. Nicholls and Co Ltd
    Price: 2/-

    Contents:
  • EDITORIAL
  • PROBLEMS OF ADAPTATION by P. B. Medawar
  • THE MECHANISM OF PHOTOSYNTHESIS by G. E. Fogg
  • APHIDS AND PLANT GROWTH by J. S. Kennedy
  • THE BANANA by C. W. Wardlaw
  • ACCIDENT PRONENESS by Ronald C. Mac Keith
  • SOME FEATURES OF THE BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY OF MOLECULES by H. O. J. Collier
  • FAMOUS ANIMALS - 4, PARAMECIUM by H. C. Brock
  • Number NB12
    Series No.: NB12
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 12
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson and Michael Abercrombie
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 8 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: April 1952
    Pages: 128pp. + 8pp.
    Printer: Campfield Press
    Price: 2/-

    Contents:
  • EDITORIAL
  • VARIATION by J. B. S. Haldane
  • A SKIN GRAFTING PROBLEM IN CATTLE TWINS by R. E. Billingham
  • THE MODE OF ACTION OF COPPER FUNGICIDES by R. L. Wain
  • OCTOPUSES IN THE CHANNEL by W. J. Rees, photos by D. P. Wilson
  • BIOCHEMISTRY AND BACTERIA by J. Perret
  • TWO CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STUDY OF THE ORIGIN OF LIFE:
       1. GEOCHEMICAL ASPECTS OF THE ORIGIN OF COMPLEX ORGANIC MOLECULES by V. M. Goldschmidt (edited by N. W. Pirie)
       2. VITAL BLARNEY, A REVIEW BY N. W. PIRIE OF 'THE PHYSICAL BASIS OF LIFE' by J. D. Bernal
  • THE MODE OF ACTION OF THE HEART IN THE FROG by G. E. H. Foxton
  • Number NB13
    Series No.: NB13
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 13
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson and Michael Abercrombie
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 8 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: October 1952
    Pages: 128pp. + 8pp.
    Printer: Campfield Press
    Price: 2/-

    Contents:
  • EDITORIAL
  • CAN WILD ANIMALS BE KEPT IN CAPTIVITY? by H. Spurway
  • POLYPLOIDY AND PLANT BREEDING by M. S. Swaminathan
  • THE ANALYSIS OF HUMAN SKILL by R. C. Oldfield
  • THE THYROID GLAND - A STUDY IN COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY by E. J. W. Barrington
  • THE BED-BUG by C. G. Johnson
  • FAMOUS PLANTS - 3, MUCOR by H. Tristram
  • NOTES ON P. B. MEDAWAR'S ARTICLE 'PROBLEMS OF ADAPTATION' in New Biology 11
       (1) P. B. Medawar
       (2) R. F. Ewer
  • KEEP OF THE GRASS: REPLY TO 'VITAL BLARNEY' REVIEW BY N. W. PIRIE in New Biology 12 by J. D. Bernal
  • Number NB14
    Series No.: NB14
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 14
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson and Michael Abercrombie
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 8 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: April 1953
    Pages: 128pp. + 8pp.
    Printer: Campfield Press
    Price: 2/-

    Contents:
  • EDITORIAL
  • FIGHTING AND THREAT IN ANIMALS by N. Tinbergen
  • CRITICAL PHASES IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOCIAL RESPONSES IN MAN by J. Bowlby
  • TERRITORY AND EVOLUTION IN STICKLEBACKS by H. Spurway
  • COTTON IN EGYPT by Clement H. Brown
  • BIRDS AS AEROPLANES by J. Maynard Smith
  • THE WHEAT BLOSSOM MIDGES by H. F. Barnes
  • THE HONEY-BEE AND AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS by G. D. Glynne Jones
  • FAMOUS ANIMALS - 5, THE FLEA by R. B. Freeman
  • EDITORS' BOOK NOTES
  • Number NB15
    Series No.: NB15
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 15
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson, Michael Abercrombie and G. E. Fogg
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 8 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: October 1953
    Pages: 128pp. + 8pp.
    Printer: Campfield Press
    Price: 2/-

    Contents:
  • EDITORIAL
  • ANIMAL POPULATIONS AND THEIR REGULATION by J. B. S. Haldane
  • THE COCONUT by R. Child
  • SOME RESULTS OF BIRD RINGING by Richard Perry
  • SEEING'S BELIEVING by M. L. Johnson
  • FAMOUS ANIMALS - 6, THE DOGFISH by John E. Harris
  • FAMOUS PLANTS - 4, CHORELLA by G. E. Fogg
  • THE ORIGIN OF BIOLOGICAL PATTERN by C. H. Waddington
  • SOME RECENT BIOLOGICAL BOOKS
  • Number NB16
    Series No.: NB16
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 16
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson, Michael Abercrombie and G. E. Fogg
    Cover design: by Erwin Fabian
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 8 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: April 1954
    Pages: 136pp. + 8pp.
    Printer: Campfield Press
    Price: 2/-

    Contents:
  • EDITORIAL
  • INTRODUCTION TO FOUR CONTRIBUTIONS ON THE ORIGIN OF LIFE
  • THE ORIGINS OF LIFE by J. B. S. Haldane
  • THE ORIGIN OF LIFE by J. D. Bernal
  • ON MAKING AND RECOGNIZING LIFE by N. W. Pirie
  • THE EVOLUTION OF LIVING MATTER by J. W. S. Pringle
  • A NOTE ON THE GREEN OF MARS
  • ORGANISMS AS PHYSIO-CHEMICAL MACHINES by H. G. Bray and K. White
  • TWO 'LIVING FOSSILS'
       (a) COELACANTHS by D. M. S. Watson
       (b) THE DAWN REDWOOD by F. W. Jane
  • ROOT EELWORMS by Herbert and Mary Miles
  • THE STEM APEX OF A DICOTYLEDON by D. J. B. White
  • SOME RECENT BIOLOGICAL BOOKS
  • Number NB17
    Series No.: NB17
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 16
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson, Michael Abercrombie and G. E. Fogg
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 16 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: October 1954
    Pages: 128pp. + 16pp.
    Printer: Campfield Press
    Price: 2/6d (sticker over 2/-)

    Contents:
  • EDITORIAL
  • BIOLOGY AND LAND-USE IN EAST AFRICA by W. H. Pearsall
  • SABRE-TOOTHED TIGERS by R. F. Ewer
  • WOODLICE AND THE LAND HABITAT by E. B. Edney
  • THE SULPHUR BACTERIA by J. Postgate
  • PROTOZOA IN RUMINANTS by Brenda Sugden
  • PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE SEA FLOOR by H. G. Vevers
  • FAMOUS PLANTS - 5, FUCUS by L. Newton
  • THE NATURE AND NURTURE OF MONSTERS by M. Abercrombie
  • SOME RECENT BIOLOGICAL BOOKS
  • Number NB18
    Series No.: NB18
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 18
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson, Michael Abercrombie and G. E. Fogg
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 4 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: April 1955
    Pages: 128pp. + 4pp.
    Printer: Campfield Press
    Price: 2/6d.

    Contents:
  • EDITORIAL
  • THE BIOLOGY OF OLD AGE by Alex Comfort
  • POPULATION GENETICS by J. B. S. Haldane
  • NITORGEN FIXATION by G. E. Fogg
  • THE RESISTANCE OF MAMMALS AND THEIR TISSUES TO LOW TEMPERATURES by R. E. Billingham
  • FAMOUS PLANTS - 6, THE MUSHROOM by C. T. Ingold
  • BRITISH WATER LILIES by Y. Heslop-Harrison
  • HORMONE ACTION IN INSECT METAMORPHOSIS by C. H. Waddington
  • SOME RECENT BIOLOGICAL BOOKS
  • Number NB19
    Series No.: NB19
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 19
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson, Michael Abercrombie and G. E. Fogg
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 8 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: October 1955
    Pages: 128pp. + 8pp.
    Printer: Campfield Press
    Price: 2/6d.

    Contents:
  • EDITORIAL
  • SOME ALTERNATIVES TO SEX by J. B. S. Haldane
  • FLAGELLA - VARIATIONS AND ENIGMAS by Ralph A. Lewin
  • THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING CROSS-BRED by Donald Michie and Anne McLaren
  • THE BLUE TIT'S YEAR by John Warham
  • ANIMAL MITOCHONDRIA by Geoffrey H. Bourne
  • PLANT MITOCHONDRIA AND RESPIRATION by W. O. James
  • PLAGUE by R. B. Freeman
  • FAMOUS PLANT-ANIMAL, EUGLENA by F. W. Jane
  • SOME RECENT BIOLOGICAL BOOKS
  • Number NB20
    Series No.: NB20
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 20
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson, Michael Abercrombie and G. E. Fogg
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 8 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: April 1956
    Pages: 144pp. + 8pp.
    Printer: Campfield Press
    Price: 2/6d.

    Contents:
  • ELMS by R. H. Richens
  • THE GENETIC EFFECTS OF RADIATION
       1-THE PRODUCTION OF MUTATIONby C. Auerbach
       2-THE EFFECTS ON HUMAN POPULATIONSby A Robertson
  • THE VOICE OF THE CHAFFINCH by P. Marler
  • VASCULAR DISEASES OF HIGHER PLANTS by R. K. S. Wood
  • CULTURAL MAMMALOGY by H. Spurwau
  • MAN'S BEGINNINGS IN AFRICA by A. J. Arkell
  • SOME RECENT BIOLOGICAL BOOKS
  • Index to Numbers 11 - 20
  • Number NB21
    Series No.: NB21
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 21
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson, Michael Abercrombie and G. E. Fogg
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 8 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: September 1956
    Pages: 128pp. + 8pp.
    Printer: Campfield Press
    Price: 2/6d.

    Contents:
  • PRESENT RESEARCH IN BEER by H. J. Bunker
  • BRITISH FRESHWATER SHRIMPS by H. B. N. Hynes
  • HUMAN HAEMOGLOBIN TYPES by A. C. Allison
  • BEES AND FLOWERS by Aubrey Manning
  • THE BRITISH HARVEST MITE by Bryn M. Jones
  • THE DYSENTERY AMOEBA OF MAN by R. S. J. Hawes
  • FAMOUS ANIMALS - 7, THE EARTHWORM by Betty Roots
  • SOME RECENT BIOLOGICAL BOOKS
  • Number NB22
    Series No.: NB22
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 22
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson, Michael Abercrombie and G. E. Fogg
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 8 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: January 1957
    Pages: 128pp. + 8pp.
    Printer: Campfield Press
    Price: 2/6d.

    Contents:
  • THE PROSPECTS OF EUGENICS by J. B. S. Haldane
  • HOW WE STUDY FOSSIL PLANTS - CAYTONIA by T. M. Harris
  • THE LIFE OF THE LUGWORM by G. P. Wells
  • STINGING CAPSULES AND DESIGNING NATURE by L. E. R. Picken
  • THE 'EXPRESSION OF THE EMOTIONS' by S. A. Barnett
  • THE BIOLOGY OF THE BLOWFLY CONTROL IN AUSTRALIA by G. R. Moule
  • FAMOUS PLANTS - 6, FUNARIA by E. V. Watson
  • SOME RECENT BIOLOGICAL BOOKS
  • Number NB23
    Series No.: NB23
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 23
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson, Michael Abercrombie and G. E. Fogg
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 16 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: May 1957
    Pages: 128pp. + 16pp.
    Printer: Campfield Press
    Price: 2/6d.

    Contents:
  • EDITORIAL
  • THE SEXUALITY OF FLOWERS by J. Heslop-Harrison
  • SOUND IN THE INSECT WORLD by P. T. Haskell
  • DAPHNIA - THE WATER FLEA by J. Green
  • A BIOCHEMICAL ENIGMA: THE MECHANISM OF PROTEIN SYNTHESIS by L. Fowden
  • WATER-BLOOMS by A. J. Brook
  • FAMOUS ANIMALS - 8, THE AXOLOTL by E. M. Deuchar
  • SOME RECENT BIOLOGICAL BOOKS
  • Number NB24
    Series No.: NB24
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 24
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson, Michael Abercrombie and G. E. Fogg
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 8 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: October 1957
    Pages: 128pp. + 8pp.
    Printer: Campfield Press
    Price: 2/6d.

    Contents:
  • NEGLECTED ANIMALS - THE FORAMINIFERA by H. Sandon
  • THE EFFECTS OF THE FLOODS OF 1953 ON THE AGRICULTURE OF EASTERN ENGLAND by H. G. Chippindale
  • THE MAST CELL by G. M. Wyburn and P. Bacsich
  • HAEMOGLOBIN IN CRUSTACEA by H. Munro Fox
  • HOW MILK IS MADEby J. M. Barry
  • MAPPING THE DISTRIBUTION OF PLANTS by S. M. Walters
  • SCIENCE AND FOOD PRODUCTION
       THE FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS by G. L. Kesteven
  • THE NEW ETHOLOGY
       ESSAY REVIEW OF LEARNING AND INSTINCT IN ANIMALS by W. H. Thorpe
  • SOME RECENT BIOLOGICAL BOOKS
  • Number NB25
    Series No.: NB25
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 25
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson, Michael Abercrombie and G. E. Fogg
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 8 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: January 1958
    Pages: 128pp. + 8pp.
    Printer: Campfield Press
    Price: 2/6d.

    Contents:
  • KARL PEARSON by J. B. S. Haldane
  • TRANSPIRATION by P. J. Syrett
  • VEGETATION AND WATER CONSERVATION by J. D. Ovington
  • CLIMATE AND GEOGRAPHICAL VARIATION IN BIRDS by D. W. Snow
  • ALGAE AND SEWAGE TREATMENT by P. C. G. Isaac and Molly Lodge
  • THE CUTTLEFISH-SEPIA by B. B. Boycott
  • THE GALATHEA DEEP SEA EXPIDITION by C. M. Yonge
  • SOME RECENT BIOLOGICAL BOOKS
  • Number NB26
    Series No.: NB26
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 26
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson, Michael Abercrombie and G. E. Fogg
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 8 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: May 1958
    Pages: 128pp. + 8pp.
    Printer: Campfield Press
    Price: 2/6d.

    Contents:
  • THE HEN'S EGG by D. A. T New
  • FAMOUS PLANTS - 8, THE BUTTERCUP by J. L. Harper
  • NEW (AND BETTER?) PARTS FOR OLD by D. R. Newth
  • CONSERVATION AS A WORLD PROBLEM by W. H. Pearsall
  • NATURE CONSERVATION IN BRITAIN by J. B. Cragg
  • PEAT BOGS by P. J. Newbould
  • CYBERNETICS AND BIOLOGY by F. H. George
  • SOME RECENT BIOLOGICAL BOOKS
  • Number NB27
    Series No.: NB27
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 27
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson, Michael Abercrombie and G. E. Fogg
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 8 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: October 1958
    Pages: 128pp. + 8pp.
    Printer: Campfield Press
    Price: 2/6d.

    Contents:
  • FLAX AS AN ECONOMIC PLANT by John Colhoun
  • SUBCEPTION by N. F. Dixon
  • GRAFTING TISSUE BETWEEN ANIMALS by N. A. Mitchison
  • FUNGOUS DISEASES OF MAN AND ANIMALS by G. C. Ainsworth
  • EXPLORATORY BEHAVIOUR IN ANIMALS AND MAN by S. A. Barnett
  • FAMOUS PLANTS - 9, THE LIVERWORT, MARCHANTIA by P. W. Richards
  • FAMOUS ANIMALS - 9, THE ROUNDWORM, ASCARIS by John E. Harris and H. D. Crofton
  • Number NB28
    Series No.: NB28
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 28
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson, Michael Abercrombie and G. E. Fogg
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 4 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: January 1959
    Pages: 136pp. + 4pp.
    Printer: Campfield Press
    Price: 2/6d.

    Contents:
  • THE VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE by P. D. F. Murray
  • THE STRUCTURE OF DARWINISM by A. G. N. Flew
  • THE FORMATION OF ANIMAL SPECIES by A. B. Acton
  • THE ORIGIN OF ISOLATION by J. Heslop-Harrison
  • AUTOMATIC MECHANICAL SELF-REPRODUCTION by L. S. Penrose
  • HAIR by N. A. Barnicot
  • SOME RECENT BIOLOGICAL BOOKS
  • Number NB29
    Series No.: NB29
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 29
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson, Michael Abercrombie and G. E. Fogg
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 4 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: May 1959
    Pages: 128pp. + 4pp.
    Printer: Campfield Press
    Price: 2/6d.

    Contents:
  • CONTINENTAL DRIFT by W. G. Chaloner
  • DISSOLVED ORGANIC MATTER IN OCEANS AND LAKES by G. E. Fogg
  • BITING MIDGES by Alec Parker
  • RACIAL ASPECTS OF BLOOD TRANSFUSION by I. Dunsford
  • NEGLECTED PLANTS - LICHENS by F. H. Brightman
  • THE ECOLOGY OF INVASION: ECOLOGICAL STABILITY AND INSTABILITY by W. H. Pearsall
  • BIOLOGICAL STUDIES IN THE ANTARTIC REGIONS by J. B. Cragg
  • SOME RECENT BIOLOGICAL BOOKS
  • Number NB30
    Series No.: NB30
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 30
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson, Michael Abercrombie and G. E. Fogg
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 8 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: November 1959
    Pages: 128pp. + 8pp.
    Printer: Campfield Press
    Price: 2/6d.

    Contents:
  • EGG FORMATION IN THE HEN by A. H. Sykes
  • HOW DO THE LUNGS EXPAND AT BIRTH? by Robert C. Mac Keith
  • VARIEGATED FOLIAGE by J. Timson
  • EDIBLE BIRDS' NESTS by R. W. Sims
  • ELECTRON MICROSCOPY AND CELL COMMUNICATION by E. H. Mercer
  • REPRODUCTION IN LIZARDS AND SNAKES by A. d'A. Bellairs
  • THE ABSORPTION OF FERTILIZERS BY LEAVES by L. J. Middleton
  • BORON AND PLANT GROWTH by J. C. O'Kelley
  • THE BIOPHYSICS OF ANIMAL FORM by C. H. Waddington
  • SOME RECENT BIOLOGICAL BOOKS
  • Number NB31
    Series No.: NB31
    Title: NEW BIOLOGY 31
    Edited by: M. L. Johnson, Michael Abercrombie and G. E. Fogg
    Illustrations: numerous drawings/sketches and graphs; 8 pages photographic plates
    Date Published: March 1960
    Pages: 158pp. + 8pp.
    Printer: Campfield Press
    Price: 2/6d.

    Contents:
  • EDITORIAL - SWAN SONG OF A PENGUIN
  • INTRODUCTION TO REPLICATION by Michael Abercrombie
  • THE CONTROL OF PROTEIN SYNTHESIS by J. Brachet
  • THE STRUCTURE AND REPLICATION OF DNA by N. D. Symonds
  • DEVELOPMENTS IN THE THEORY OF SELF-REPLICATION by L. S. Penrose
  • REPLICATION IN BACTERIA AND VIRUSES by Kenneth Burton
  • REPLICATION DURING EMBRYOGENESIS by D. R. Newth
  • ANTIBODY FORMATION by J. H. Humphrey
  • PARAMECIUM AND THE PROBLEM OF DIFFERENTIATION by G. H. Beale
  • BIOLOGICAL REPLICATION CONSIDERED IN THE GENERAL CONTEXT OF SCIENTIFIC ILLUSION by N. W. Pirie
  • SOME RECENT BIOLOGICAL BOOKS
  • Index of Subjects, Numbers 21 - 31
  • Index of Authors, Numbers 21 - 31
  • Contents of Numbers 21 - 27 and 28 - 30



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