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The spark of life : Darwin and the primeval soup

Author: Christopher Wills; Jeffrey Bada
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus Pub., 2001, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The definitive story-in all its fascinating detail-of the search for life's beginnings

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Wills; Jeffrey Bada
ISBN: 0738204935 9780738204932
OCLC Number: 47014482
Description: xx, 291 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1 The Rise and fall of spontaneous generation --
2 Primordial soup --
3 The Earth's apocalyptic beginnings --
4 Prebiotic soup: the recipe --
5 Sorting out the gemisch --
6 The First protobionts --
7 From top to toe --
8 Journey to the center of the earth --
9 Evolution by committee --
10 Life elsewhere --
11 Epilogue.
Responsibility: Christopher Wills, Jeffrey Bada.

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