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G. Edgar Folk with Diana Thrift
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Iowa City, Iowa
Biography:

"... a life in science guided by a passion for nature.”

Physiologist G. Edgar Folk recounts explorations of near and far horizons—all part of his quest to “combine an outdoor life with research.”

But it was not all exotic locales: the ever-present need to earn money to pay tuition exposed Folk to interesting people and experiences that, surprisingly, may have saved his life during WW II. A researcher at the legendary Harvard Fatigue Laboratory during that war, he also knew and worked alongside some of physiology’s “greats,” including Donald Griffin, Bruce Dill, John Welsh, Larry Irving, and Harwood Belding.

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Selected works by this author:
1 .
Science on the Far Horizon
This story of the life of an environmental physiologist is filled with exploration, history and inspiration. Written in clear, accessible style. Folk’s landmark studies of bears, wolves and other mammals led to a better understanding of biological clocks and hibernation. read more
by G. Edgar Folk with Diana Thrift ~ 0-7414-7899-4 ©2012
Price: $17.95

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Science on the Far Horizon - Hardcover
This story of the life of an environmental physiologist is filled with exploration, history and inspiration. Written in clear, accessible style. Folk’s landmark studies of bears, wolves and other mammals led to a better understanding of biological clocks and hibernation. read more
by G. Edgar Folk with Diana Thrift ~ 0-7414-7875-7 ©2012
Price: $19.95

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