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I contain multitudes : the microbes within us and a grander view of life

Author: Ed Yong
Publisher: London : The Bodley Head, 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Every animal, whether human, squid, or wasp, is home to millions of bacteria and other microbes. Ed Yong, whose humor is as evident as his erudition, prompts us to look at ourselves and our animal companions in a new light—less as individuals and more as the interconnected, interdependent multitudes we assuredly are. The microbes in our bodies are part of our immune systems and protect us from disease. In the deep  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ed Yong
ISBN: 9781847923288 1847923283 9781847924186 1847924182
OCLC Number: 1103889211
Awards: Short-listed for Wellcome Book Prize 2017 (UK)
Short-listed for Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2017 (UK)
Description: [6], 354 s., 8 pl.-s. ill.
Responsibility: Ed Yong.

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And we meet the scientists who are manipulating these microscopic partners to our advantage.In a million tiny ways, I Contain Multitudes will radically change the way you think about the natural  Read more...

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Super-interesting... He just keeps imparting one surprising, fascinating insight after the next. I Contain Multitudes is science journalism at its best -- Bill Gates [A] marvellous, thrilling and Read more...

 
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