Lives of a Cell

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Bantam, 1974 - Biology
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Amazing science writing. - Goodreads
A wonderful book, packed with fascinating insights. - 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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A wonderful book, packed with fascinating insights. Lewis is prescient. Most of his ideas feel timelier than when the book was written. Using cell biology as a springboard (fortunately not in too much ... 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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