Lives of a Cell

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Bantam, 1974 - Biology
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Amazing science writing. - Goodreads
insightful. the introduction, that is. - Goodreads
His writing is rather like that of Stephen Jay Gould. - Goodreads

Review: The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher

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I've been looking forward to reading this book for quite a while—partially because it has gotten such good reviews on Amazon, and partially because I like reading essays on biology. But now, after ... Read full review

Review: The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher

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Many of the essays in this collection inspired me to think of new concepts for science fiction settings. The way Thomas saw the world is quite fascinating. He uses vivid metaphors and similes to ... Read full review

Contents

The Lives of a Cell
1
A Fear of Pheromones
17
An Earnest Proposal
29
Copyright

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About the author (1974)

Thomas was a physician, researcher, author, and teacher best known for his essays, which contain lucid meditations and reflections on a wide range of topics. He was a former dean of New York University Medical School and president of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

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