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Microcosmos : four billion years of evolution from our microbial ancestors

Author: Lynn Margulis; Dorion Sagan
Publisher: New York : Summit Books, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Margulis, Lynn, Investigator, Non-NASA Center: U MA, Amherst.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Margulis, Lynn, 1938-
Microcosmos.
New York : Summit Books, ©1986
(OCoLC)747510353
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Margulis; Dorion Sagan
ISBN: 0671441698 9780671441692
OCLC Number: 13215458
Description: 301 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : The microcosm --
1. Out of the cosmos --
2. The animation of matter --
3. The language of nature --
4. Entering the microcosm --
5. Sex and worldwide genetic exchange --
6. The oxygen holocaust --
7. New cells --
8. Living together --
9. The symbiotic brain --
10. The riddle of sex --
11. Late bloomers : animals and plants --
12. Egocentric man --
13. The future spercosm.
Responsibility: Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan ; foreword by Lewis Thomas.

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Margulis, Lynn, Investigator, Non-NASA Center: U MA, Amherst.

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