Journals Higher Education

$19.95

Paperback

26 March 2004

384 Pages | 13 line illus.

5-1/4 x 7-3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780198607830


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Oxygen

The Molecule that Made the World

Nick Lane

Popular Science

In Oxygen, Nick Lane takes the reader on an enthralling journey as he unravels the unexpected ways in which oxygen spurred the evolution of life and death. Oxygen offers fresh perspectives on our own lives and deaths, explaining modern killer diseases, why we age, and what we can do about it. Advancing revelatory new ideas, the book ranges through many disciplines, from environmental sciences to molecular medicine. The result is a captivating vision of contemporary science and a humane synthesis of our place in nature. This remarkable book will redefine the way we think about the world.

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