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Microcosm : E. coli and the new science of life

Author: Carl Zimmer
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Addresses the fundamental question of what it means to be alive from the perspective of a microbe, E. coli, that exists within all human beings, examining the germ's evolution and its important role in the history of biology.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Zimmer
ISBN: 9780375424304 037542430X 9780307276865 0307276864
OCLC Number: 171152057
Description: 243 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Signature --
E. coli and the elephant --
The system --
The E. coli watcher's field guide --
Everflux --
Death and kindness --
Darwin at the drugstore --
Open source --
Palimpsest --
Playing nature --
N equals one.
Responsibility: Carl Zimmer.
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Addresses the fundamental question of what it means to be alive from the perspective of a microbe, E. coli, that exists within all human beings, examining the germ's evolution and its important role in the history of biology.

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