Oxygen

Author: Nick Lane
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198784937
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Explores the impact oxygen has had on earth - history of life, origin of two sexes, evolution of aging and death (why we age and what we can do about it).

Power Sex Suicide

Author: Nick Lane
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191622591
Size: 49.88 MB
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'An extraordinary account of groundbreaking modern science... The book abounds with interesting and important ideas.' Mark Ridley, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford

What Is Life

Author: Addy Pross
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198784791
Size: 50.69 MB
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Strikingly, he demonstrates that Darwinian evolution is the biological expression of a deeper and more fundamental chemical principle: the whole story from replicating molecules to complex life is one continuous coherent chemical process ...

The Vital Question

Author: Nick Lane
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847658806
Size: 70.76 MB
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This is ground-breaking science in an accessible form, in the tradition of Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species, Richard Dawkins' The Selfish Gene, and Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs and Steel.

Life Ascending

Author: Nick Lane
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847652220
Size: 72.37 MB
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Nick Lane uses the full extent of this new knowledge to describe the ten greatest inventions of life, based on their historical impact, role in living organisms today and relevance to current controversies.

Nature S Robots

Author: Charles Tanford
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191578517
Size: 62.75 MB
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All of this is now common knowledge, but it was not so a hundred years ago.

Life Evolving

Author: Christian de Duve
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195348170
Size: 67.95 MB
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In Life Evolving, one of our most eminent scientists sums up what he has learned about the nature of life and our place in the universe.

Out Of Thin Air

Author: Peter Ward
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309100615
Size: 40.30 MB
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Ward is an outstanding guide to the process of scientific detection. Audacious and innovative in his thinking, meticulous and thoroughly detailed in his research, only a scientist of his caliber is capable of telling this surprising story.

Oxygen

Author: Donald E. Canfield
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400849888
Size: 79.57 MB
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Showing how Earth’s atmosphere developed over time, Oxygen takes readers on a remarkable journey through the history of the oxygenation of our planet. Some images inside the book are unavailable due to digital copyright restrictions.

Free Radicals In Biology And Medicine

Author: Barry Halliwell
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198717474
Size: 69.40 MB
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New aspects of ageing are discussed in the context of the free radical theory of ageing. This book is recommended as a comprehensive introduction to the field for students, educators, clinicians, and researchers.