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The vital question : energy, evolution, and the origins of complex life
Title:
The vital question : energy, evolution, and the origins of complex life
ISBN:
9780393088816
Physical Description:
360 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents:
Part I: The problem. What is life? ; What is living? -- Part II: The origin of life. Energy at life's origin ; The emergence of cells -- Part III: Complexity. The origins of complex cells ; Sex and the origins of death -- Part IV: Predictions. The power and the glory -- Epilogue: From the deep.
Abstract:
A biochemist, building on the pillars of evolutionary theory and drawing on cutting-edge research into the link between energy and genes, argues that the evolution of multicellular life was the result of a single event.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2015.

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