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Life evolving : molecules, mind, and meaning

Author: Christian De Duve; International Society for Science and Religion.
Publisher: [Cambridge] : [International Society for Science and Religion], [2007?] ©2002
Series: ISSR library, no. 114.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Nobel laureate discusses findings in biological science in the past half century and what they reveal about the nature of life, discussing the origins and workings of cells, the evolution of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christian De Duve; International Society for Science and Religion.
ISBN: 0195156056 9780195156058
OCLC Number: 756836577
Notes: "ZZ3 DC01" -- Spine
Previously published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Description: xv, 341 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: What is life? chemistry --
What is life? information --
Where does life come from? --
How did life arise? the way to RNA --
How did life arise? from RNA to protein-DNA --
How did life arise? the birth of cells --
The history of life --
The invisible world of bacteria --
The mysterious birth of eukaryotes: the problem --
The mysterious birth of eukaryotes: a possible pathway --
The visible revolution --
The arrow of evolution --
Becoming human --
The riddle of the brain --
Reshaping life --
After us, what? --
Are we alone? --
How about God in all that?
Series Title: ISSR library, no. 114.
Responsibility: Christian de Duve.
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