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Published: 15 August 2013

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


ISBN: 9780199683499

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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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