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dc.creatorKaminsky, Brittany
dc.date.accessioned2018-03-25T19:57:25Z
dc.date.available2018-03-25T19:57:25Z
dc.date.created2018-03-25
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10776/13057
dc.description.abstractJohn George Children described several species of insects and animals while working at the British Museum in London, England, in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Children also conducted research on chemical batteries called voltaic cells and briefly studied and manufactured gunpowder. One of the species he described, the Children’s python, or Antaresia children, was used in the twenty-first century as the subject of experiments that involved the biological cost of reproduction in snakes. Those experiments helped examine the importance of thermoregulation during gestation as a possible reason for the evolution of live birth in previously egg-laying species. By researching the Children’s python, Children contributed to the many species of animals used to research reproductive physiology.en_US
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dc.publisherArizona State University. School of Life Sciences. Center for Biology and Society. Embryo Project Encyclopedia.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofEmbryo Project Encyclopediaen_US
dc.rightsCopyright Arizona Board of Regentsen_US
dc.subjectPeopleen_US
dc.subject.lcshChildren, J. G. (John George), 1777-1852en_US
dc.subject.lcshChildren, John George, 1777-1852en_US
dc.subject.lcshCell, Voltaicen_US
dc.subject.lcshElectric batteriesen_US
dc.subject.lcshDavy, Humphry, Sir, 1778-1829en_US
dc.subject.lcshPhilosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciencesen_US
dc.subject.lcshBritish Museum (Natural History). Department of Zoologyen_US
dc.subject.lcshBritish Museum (Natural History)en_US
dc.subject.lcshPythonsen_US
dc.subject.lcshLamarck, Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de, 1744-1829en_US
dc.subject.lcshLinnean Society of Londonen_US
dc.titleJohn George Children (1777–1852)en_US
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dc.subject.embryoPeopleen_US
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dc.date.createdstandard2018-03-25en_US
dc.contributer.editorNunez-Eddy, Claudiaen_US


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