Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
xv, 341 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
QH325 .D415 2002
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
What is life? chemistry What is life? information Where does life come from? How did life arise? the way to RNA How did life arise? from RNA to protein-DNA How did life arise? the birth of cells The history of life The invisible world of bacteria The mysterious birth of eukaryotes: the problem The mysterious birth of eukaryotes: a possible pathway The visible revolution The arrow of evolution Becoming human The riddle of the brain Reshaping life After us, what? Are we alone? How about God in all that?