Journals Higher Education

£16.99

Hardback

Published: 31 May 2012

320 Pages | Approx 15 black and white illustrations and an 8pp colour plate section

216x138mm

ISBN: 9780199644001


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Secret Chambers

The inside story of cells and complex life

Martin Brasier

  • Tells the story of the first cells and how complex life arose and evolved
  • Explores the formation of the complex cell by symbiosis - the critical turning point in the history of life on Earth
  • Told through a series of journeys, including vivid descriptions of some of the simplest biological forms, as well as fascinating tales of the author's early travels and research
  • Examines the nature of symbiosis and why it is critical in many ecosystems
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