Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2012

256 Pages | 10 black and white illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199641017

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What is Life?

How Chemistry Becomes Biology

Addy Pross

  • Reconsiders the big question: how did life emerge from non-life?
  • Draws on recent results from the new field of systems chemistry to articulate an answer
  • Shows how chemical systems become complex and acquire the properties of life
  • Demonstrates that Darwinian evolution is the expression of a much deeper principle in the physical sciences

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