Lives of a Cell

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Bantam, 1974 - Biology
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Brief glimpses into the many facets of our biological cosmos. Combines wit, professional insight and a strong sense about the human condition. Read full review

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User Review  - keylawk - LibraryThing

In 1974, Lewis Thomas wrote in 'The Lives of a Cell' that the function of humans is communication: 'We pass thoughts around, from mind to mind, so compulsively and with such speed that the brains of ... Read full review

Contents

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

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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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