Life On The Edge (Google eBook)

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Basic Books, Nov 25, 2013 - Science - 224 pages
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A new and revealing examination of life on Earth-from the perspective of its hardiest inhabitants.
  

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Page 8 - ... hydrogen (H), carbon (C), nitrogen (N), oxygen (O), sodium (Na), magnesium (Mg), aluminum (Al), silicon (Si), phosphorus (P).

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Dr. Michael Gross has studied various aspects of life under extreme conditions throughout his research career. He received his doctorate in physical biochemistry from the University of Regensburg, Germany. After seven years of research in protein biochemistry at the University of Oxford, he has recently switched to writing full time. He lives in Oxford, England, and is the author also of Travels to the Nanoworld.

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