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
Beautiful writing, beautiful mind, beautiful soul. - Goodreads
His writing is rather like that of Stephen Jay Gould. - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Emily Reagan - Goodreads

I read this book for the third quarter.The book focuses on connecting cells and the things they do to the real world. Do not read this book if you do not have an interest in science. The book was ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Brian Hoffstein - Goodreads

If you find cells to be utterly fascinating, beautiful, and complex then you will enjoy this book. If you are a curious to find out why cells are these things, then you might consider reading "The ... 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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