Exploring the Realm of the Living Cell
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Life Itself by Boyce Rensberger
Book DescriptionIn Life Itself, Boyce Rensberger, science writer for The Washington Post, takes readers to the frontlines of cell research with some of the brightest investigators in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology. Virtually all the hottest topics in biomedical research are covered here, such as how do cells and their minute components move How do the body's cells heal wounds? What is cancer? Why do cells die? And what is the nature of life? The solutions to the most pressing challenges facing scientists today - from the efforts to conquer disease to the quest to understand life itself - will be found in the innermost workings of the cell. In Life Itself, Rensberger paints a colourful and fascinating portrait of modern research in this vital area, an account which will enthrall anyone interested in state-of-the-art science or the incredible workings of the human body.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195125009
(234mm x 156mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1998
Country of Publication: United States
UK Kirkus Review » Boldly borrowing the title of one of the best books by Francis Crick, the science writer of the Washington Post has written a very different book, about the workings of the cell. This leads him into discussions of cancer, genetics, reproduction and development, packing an enormous amount of information into a relatively small volume. It is unfortunate that the illustrations do not provide more support for the densely packed text but, although by no means a light read, Life Itself is still a rewarding one for anyone seriously interested in the way the human body works. (Kirkus UK)
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Author Biography - Boyce Rensberger
Boyce Rensberger is Science Writer for The Washington Post, and is a former writer for The New York Times, where he helped establish 'Science Times'.
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