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Origins of Life, Second Edition.

Author: Freeman J Dyson
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How did life on earth originate? Did replication or metabolism come first in the history of life? In this updated and expanded second edition of Origins of Life, Freeman Dyson examines these questions and discusses the two main theories that try to explain how naturally occurring chemicals could organize themselves into living creatures.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Freeman J Dyson
ISBN: 9780511050831 0511050836
OCLC Number: 437072415
Description: 1 online resource (112 pages)
Contents: Preliminaries; Contents; Preface; CHAPTER ONE Illustrious Predecessors; CHAPTER TWO Experiments and Theories; CHAPTER THREE A Toy Model; CHAPTER FOUR Open Questions; Bibliography; Index.

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How did life on earth originate? Did replication or metabolism come first in the history of life? In this updated and expanded second edition of Origins of Life, Freeman Dyson examines these questions and discusses the two main theories that try to explain how naturally occurring chemicals could organize themselves into living creatures.

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