What Is Life

Author: Addy Pross
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198784791
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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 ...

Life S Ratchet

Author: Peter M. Hoffmann
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0465033369
Size: 41.69 MB
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Part history, part cutting-edge science, part philosophy, Life’s Ratchet takes us from ancient Greece to the laboratories of modern nanotechnology to tell the story of our quest for the machinery of life.


Author: Robert Hazen
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 030910310X
Size: 50.86 MB
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Genesis tells the tale of transforming scientific advances in our quest for life’s origins. Written with grace, beauty, and authority, it goes directly to the heart of who we are and why we are here.

The Machinery Of Life

Author: David S. Goodsell
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387849256
Size: 54.52 MB
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In this second edition of The Machinery of Life, these illustrations are presented in full color, and they incorporate many of the exciting scientific advances of the 15 years since the first edition.


Author: Nick Lane
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198607830
Size: 32.54 MB
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Advancing revelatory new ideas, following chains of evidence, the book ranges through many disciplines, from environmental sciences to molecular medicine.

The Emergence Of Life

Author: Pier Luigi Luisi
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139455648
Size: 32.90 MB
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This book presents a systematic course discussing the successive stages of self-organisation, emergence, self-replication, autopoiesis, synthetic compartments and construction of cellular models, in order to demonstrate the spontaneous ...

Life Unfolding

Author: Jamie A. Davies
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199673535
Size: 46.23 MB
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Tells the story of human development from egg to adult, showing how the understanding of how human beings come to be has been transformed in recent years.

A New History Of Life

Author: Peter Ward
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1408842807
Size: 52.69 MB
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In this revolutionary book, leading scientists Peter Ward and Joe Kirschvink rewrite the principal account of the history of life on Earth.

The Origin And Nature Of Life On Earth

Author: Eric Smith
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107121884
Size: 26.14 MB
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Uniting the foundations of physics and biology, this groundbreaking multidisciplinary and integrative book explores life as a planetary process.

The Origins Of Life

Author: John Maynard Smith
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191647322
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In this fascinating book, John Maynard Smith and Eors Szathmary present an original picture of evolution.