How We Live and Why We Die: The Secret Lives of Cells

Acclaimed biologist Lewis Wolpert eloquently narrates the fundamentals of human lifestyles during the lens of its smallest part: the cell.

every little thing approximately our existence-movement and reminiscence, mind's eye and copy, start, and finally death-is ruled by way of our cells. they're the root of all lifestyles within the universe, from micro organism to the main complicated animals. within the culture of the vintage Lives of a Cell, yet with the advantage of the most recent study, Lewis Wolpert demonstrates how human lifestyles grows from a unmarried phone right into a physique, a really advanced society of billions of cells. Wolpert is going directly to learn the technological know-how at the back of subject matters which are a lot mentioned yet hardly ever understood―stem-cell examine, cloning, DNA, cancer―and explains how all lifestyles on the earth developed from only one cellphone. energetic and passionate, this is often an obtainable consultant to knowing the human physique and lifestyles itself.

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