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  • Oxygen
    Oxygen (English, Paperback) Nick Lane

    Oxygen is the engine of life and evolution. This book explores the impact that oxygen has had on Earth, and the history of life. Explaining the rise of animals and plants, the origin of two sexes, and the evolution of ageing and death, it offers fresh perspectives on our own lives, explaining why we age and what we can do about it.

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  • Power, Sex, Suicide
    Power, Sex, Suicide (English, Paperback) Nick Lane

    Mitochondria are tiny structures within all our cells, believed to have once evolved from bacteria living independent lives. Drawing on cutting edge research, this book explores the fundamental role they play in some of the biggest themes in biology: evolution, the origin of the sexes, in growth, ageing, disease, and in death.

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  • The Vital Question
    The Vital Question (English, Paperback) Nick Lane

    "One of the deepest, most illuminating books about the history of life to have been published in recent years." -The Economist

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  • Life Ascending
    Life Ascending (English, Paperback) Nick Lane

    Describes the ten greatest inventions of life, including DNA, sex, sight and consciousness, based on their historical impact, role in living organisms and relevance to controversies. This book explains how these findings have come about, and the extent to which they can be relied upon.

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  • The Vital Question
    The Vital Question (English, Hardback) Nick Lane

    To explain the mystery of how life evolved on Earth, Nick Lane explores the deep link between energy and genes.

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  • Life Ascending
    Life Ascending (English, Paperback) Nick Lane

    "Original and awe-inspiring . . . an exhilarating tour of some of the most profound and important ideas in biology."-New Scientist

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  • The Vital Question
    The Vital Question (English, CD-Audio) Honorary Research Fellow Nick Lane

    To explain the mystery of how life evolved on Earth, Nick Lane explores the deep link between energy and genes.The Earth teems with life: in its oceans, forests, skies, and cities. Yet there's a black hole at the heart of biology. We do not know why complex life is the way it is or, for that matter, how life first began. InThe Vital Question, award-winning author and biochemist Nick Lane radically...

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  • Leben
    Leben (German, Hardback) Nick Lane

    Wie entstand das Leben? Woher stammt die DNS? Warum sterben wir? In den vergangenen Jahrzehnten haben bahnbrechende Forschungen neue Einsichten in die Enstehung und das Wesen des Lebens geliefert. ...

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  • Oxygen
    Oxygen (English, Paperback) Nick Lane

    Oxygen is the engine of life and evolution. This book explores the impact that oxygen has had on Earth, tracing the history of life from the very beginning. It explains the rise of animals and plants, the origin of two sexes, and the evolution of ageing and death.

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  • Life in the Frozen State
    Life in the Frozen State (English, Hardback) Barry J. Fuller

    A comprehensive review of what is currently understood about the effects of freezing on living organisms and an evaluation of how this knowledge can be applied to benefit humanity through healthcare and conservation.

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  • Life Ascending
    Life Ascending (English, Hardback) Nick Lane

    A renowned biochemist draws on cutting-edge scientific findings to construct the mosaic of life's astounding history.

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  • Power, Sex, Suicide
    Power, Sex, Suicide (English, Hardback) Nick Lane

    Mitochondria are tiny structures within all our cells, believed to have once evolved from bacteria living independent lives. Drawing on research, this book explores the fundamental role they play in some of the biggest themes in biology: evolution, the origin of the sexes, in growth, ageing, disease, and in death.

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