Microcosmos by Lynn Margulis
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By Lynn Margulis


Four Billion Years of Microbial Evolution

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Microcosmos by Lynn Margulis

Book Description

This title is back in print with a revised preface. "Microcosmos" brings together the remarkable discoveries of microbiology of the past two decades and the pioneering research of Dr. Margulis to create a vivid new picture of the world that is crucial to our understanding of the future of the planet. Addressed to general readers, the book provides a beautifully written view of evolution as a process based on interdependency and their interconnectedness of all life on the planet.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780520210646
ISBN-10: 0520210646
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 29-May-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Symbiogenesis by Lynn Margulis Symbiogenesis, Hardback (June 2010)

Many years ago Russian botanist Boris Kozo-Polyansky brilliantly outlined the concept of symbiogenesis, the symbiotic origin of cells with nuclei. Kozo-Polyansky's ideas are endorsed by virtually all biologists. This title offers a translation of Kozo-Polyansky's seminal work.

Kingdoms and Domains by Lynn Margulis Kingdoms and Domains, Hardback (April 2009)

A catalogue of the world's living organisms describing the diversity of the major groups, or phyla, of nature's most inclusive taxa. It carries a classification scheme that aims to be consistent with both the fossil record and, the molecular and metabolic data. It logically classifies the life forms according to their evolutionary relationships.

Acquiring Genomes by Lynn Margulis Acquiring Genomes, Paperback (May 2003)

From one of the great iconoclasts of modern biology, Lynn Margulis, a groundbreaking new theory of the origins of species

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Author Biography - Lynn Margulis

Lynn Margulis is Distinguished University Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Dorion Sagan is the author of Biospheres and coauthor, with Lynn Margulis, of What Is Life? (1996).

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