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Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Dreamscape Media Llc
Publication date July 28, 2015
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Mp3 una
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781681413228
ISBN-10 1681413221
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.50 by 5 in.
Weight 0.20 lbs.
Original list price $29.99
Other format details audio
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Life is the most extraordinary phenomenon in the known universe; but how did it come to be? Even in an age of cloning and artificial biology, the remarkable truth remains: nobody has ever made anything living entirely out of dead material. Life remains the only way to make life. Are we still missing a vital ingredient in its creation? Jim Al-Khalili and Johnjoe Macfadden reveal the hitherto missing ingredient to be quantum mechanics and the strange phenomena that lie at the heart of this most mysterious of sciences. As they brilliantly demonstrate here, life lives on the quantum edge.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780307986818
 
With Johnjoe McFadden | from Crown Pub (July 28, 2015)
9780307986818 | details & prices | 353 pages | 6.50 × 10.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $28.00
About: New York Times Bestseller and an Amazon Best Science Book of 2015, Life on the Edge alters our understanding of our world's fundamental dynamics through the use of quantum mechanicsLife is the most extraordinary phenomenon in the known universe; but how did it come to be?
Paperback
Book cover for 9780307986825
 
With Johnjoe McFadden | Reprint edition from Broadway Books (July 26, 2016)
9780307986825 | details & prices | 368 pages | List price $17.00
About: New York Times Bestseller and an Amazon Best Science Book of 2015, Life on the Edge alters our understanding of our world's fundamental dynamics through the use of quantum mechanicsLife is the most extraordinary phenomenon in the known universe; but how did it come to be?
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781681413181 Book cover for 9781681413228
 
With Pete Cross (other contributor), Johnjoe McFadden | Unabridged edition from Dreamscape Media Llc (July 28, 2015)
9781681413181 | details & prices | 6.50 × 5.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $49.99
About: Life is the most extraordinary phenomenon in the known universe; but how did it come to be?
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With Pete Cross (other contributor), Johnjoe McFadden | Mp3 una edition from Dreamscape Media Llc (July 28, 2015)
9781681413228 | details & prices | 5.50 × 5.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $29.99
About: Life is the most extraordinary phenomenon in the known universe; but how did it come to be?

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