Molecules: A Very Short Introduction

Philip Ball

The strategies in one residing mobile are reminiscent of that of a urban teeming with molecular population that circulate, converse, cooperate, and compete. during this Very brief creation, Philip Ball explores the function of the molecule in and round us--how, for instance, a unmarried fertilized egg can develop right into a multi-celled Mozart, what makes spider's silk insoluble within the morning dew, and the way this molecular dynamism is being captured within the laboratory, promising to reinvent chemistry because the primary artistic technological know-how of the century.

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