The Vital Question: Why is life the way it is?

The Vital Question: Why is life the way it is? by Nick Lane

Synopsis: Why is life the way it is? Bacteria evolved into complex life just once in four billion years of life on earth-and all complex life shares many strange properties, from sex to ageing and death. If life evolved on other planets, would it be the same or completely different?

Published: 2015 | ISBN: 978-1781250372

Author’s Homepage: http://nick-lane.net
Author’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/drnicklane

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