The  Cell

The Cell by Jack Challoner and Dr Philip Dash

A Visual Tour of the Building Block of Life

Format: Hardback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9781782402077
Publisher: Ivy Press
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The microscopic cell is Earths greatest success story, and the common ancestor we share with all other organisms. Formed over three and a half billion years ago, life exploded from this minuscule powerhouse, first throughout the seas and then, over millions of years, across the lands to create the complex living forms populating the planet today. Yet, how has such a minute organism been so powerful? What has enabled it both to create and break down life on earth over billions of years? And, how have cells interacted to create an extraordinary diversity of plant, aquatic, terrestrial, and avian life? Here, Jack Challoner shines a spotlight on the passage of the cell through time to explore how a continual myriad of interactions and symbiotic relationships have been, and continue to be, the extraordinary catalyst for life.
Format: Hardback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9781782402077
Illustrations: Illustrated in colour and black and white throughout
Size: 8.268 in x 9.449 in / 210 mm x 240 mm
Published:
September 22, 2016
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