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The Resource Life ascending : the ten great inventions of evolution, Nick Lane

Life ascending : the ten great inventions of evolution, Nick Lane

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Life ascending : the ten great inventions of evolution
Title
Life ascending
Title remainder
the ten great inventions of evolution
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Nick Lane
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Language
eng
Summary
Nick Lane expertly reconstructs the history of life by describing the ten greatest inventions of evolution (including DNA, photosynthesis, sex, and sight), based on their historical impact, role in organisms today, and relevance to current controversies
Summary
Chronicles the history of biological life, exploring a wide range of clues from gene sequences to the atomic structures of proteins to identify ten key evolutionary developments that enabled consciousness, the creation of DNA, and other building blocks
Award
Royal Society General Prizes for Science Books, 2010.
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322524
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DLC
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Lane, Nick
Dewey number
576.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Molecular evolution
Target audience
adult
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the ten great inventions of evolution
Label
Life ascending : the ten great inventions of evolution, Nick Lane
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The origin of life -- DNA -- Photosynthesis -- The complex cell -- Sex -- Movement -- Sight -- Hot blood -- Consciousness -- Death
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
344 p.
Isbn
9780393065961
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009005046
Note
Donated in memory of Dr. Henry J. Kalwaic by Ann Kalwaic.
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ill.
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(OCoLC)286488326
Label
Life ascending : the ten great inventions of evolution, Nick Lane
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The origin of life -- DNA -- Photosynthesis -- The complex cell -- Sex -- Movement -- Sight -- Hot blood -- Consciousness -- Death
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
344 p.
Isbn
9780393065961
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009005046
Note
Donated in memory of Dr. Henry J. Kalwaic by Ann Kalwaic.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)286488326

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