Scale

Author: Geoffrey West
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Why do organisms and ecosystems scale with size in a remarkably universal and systematic fashion? Is there a maximum size of cities? Of animals and plants? What about companies? Can scale show us how to create a more sustainable future?

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Author: Jared M. Diamond
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Author: ลีโอ ตอลสตอย (กราฟ)
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Dietetic And Hygienic Gazette

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After it had been put in as good sanitary condition as circumstances would permit
, the death-rate was considerable smaller there than in many other portions of the
city. The processes of decay and development in animal and vegetable life work
simultaneously, and if the effect of one' could, by any application of natural laws,
be so adjusted as to counterbalance the other, universal longevity would be the
result. It is found by experience and observa- tion.that after those substances ...

Johnson S Revised Universal Cyclopaedia

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Many persons suffer from miasm without having fever; these ersons lack mental
and physical power; the countenance is pale, and the period of life is shortened.
The influence of the poison may be seen even in animals, which are fat enough,
but certain diseases of the viscera appear when they are prepared for market. ...
The micas occur generally in thin, shining scales, usually transparent, but
opaque in some very dark varieties of biotite and lepidomelane (an iron-potash
mica).

The American Educator

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A Library of Universal Knowledge; Comprising a General Encyclopedia of
Literature, History, Art, Science, Invention and Discovery; a Pronouncing
Dictionary of the English Language; a Gazetteer of the World; a Comprehensive
Dictionary of ... born at Irvine, Scotland, in 1779. His most esteemed works
comprise the Ayrshire Legate* ; Annals of the Parish; The Provost; The Entail;
Lawrie Todd ; and a Life of Lord Byron. Died in 1839. Gait, in Missouri, a post-
town of Grundy co., 12 m.

Scientific American

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Are we not sensible, at any rate some of us (if we are only honest and dare to
criticise our conduct impartially), of the existence of some trait in our character or
habit of life which has a tendency to make us act in some particular manner not
exactly in accordance ... Surely if there be substantial evidence of the existence
of some influence which undoubtedly encourages the development of disease,
its universal preva lence is hut a meager reason for not endeavoring to struggle
against it.

Pharmaceutical Record

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Small, damp cells, with air and sunlight both excluded, were considered good
enough for those that were so unfortunate as to be under the ban of the law. No
cessary exercise ... Through Howard, public opinion was so aroused that many of
the worst evils were reme died and the disease died out. ... argument is founded
on a comparison of the average length of life of lower animals, with their period of
growth, claiming that their age at naturity multiplied by 5, gives their normal life.
Thus ...

Index A Weekly Paper Devoted To Free Religion

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same principle operates on a smaller scale. ... Respect for the laws of the state,
the laws of conscience, the laws of universal Nature, must have its root in respect
for the laws of home. .... age and land of light and nowlcdge, I said, whom
Science has taught to look 11 on the fern or the toadstool as an organism of wis
om, and not as the hiding-place of an elf that waylays and misleads usl But when
I wandered through the cities of England and Scotland, and saw the behavior of
the peole ...