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Secret chambers : the inside story of cells and complex life

Author: M D Brasier
Publisher: Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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With vivid descriptions and master storytelling, Martin Brasier introduces the quest for the missing history of life and the cell. Covering the period from 1 to 2 billion years ago we explore the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Popular Works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M D Brasier
ISBN: 9780199644001 0199644004
OCLC Number: 772968065
Description: xviii, 298 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: The secret chambers of Robert Hooke --
A dinner in Gower Street --
Sargasso --
The phantom island --
Mouth of the dragon --
Wheels of fortune --
Mangrove tree --
Riddle of the sphinx within --
Gunflint --
Carpentaria --
Gairloch.
Responsibility: Martin Brasier.
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Bursting with almost boyish enthusiasm, Brasier takes us on an adventure with lively vignettes from his career. Henry Nicholls, New Scientist

 
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