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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries about the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth
A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries about the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth
by Joe Kirschvink
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Charles Darwin's theories, first published more than 150 years ago, still set the paradigm of how we understand the evolution of life-but scientific advances of recent decades have radically altered that understanding. In fact the currently accepted... (read more)

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The Cambridge Dictionary of Human Biology and Evolution
The Cambridge Dictionary of Human Biology and Evolution
by Larry L Mai
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Packed with 13000 descriptions of terms, specimens, sites and names, this invaluable research and study tool covers a broad range of subjects including human biology, physical anthropology, primatology, physiology, genetics, paleontology and zoology. The... (read more)

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Snowball Earth: The Story of a Maverick Scientist and His Theory of the Global Catastrophe That Spawned Life as We Know It
Snowball Earth: The Story of a Maverick Scientist and His Theory of the Global Catastrophe That Spawned Life as We Know It
by Gabrielle Walker
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Did the Earth once undergo a super ice age, one that froze the entire planet from the poles to the equator? In Snowball Earth, gifted writer Gabrielle Walker has crafted an intriguing global adventure story, following maverick scientist Paul Hoffman?s... (read more)

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The Feathered Onion: Creation of Life in the Universe
The Feathered Onion: Creation of Life in the Universe
by Clive Trotman
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If the current timeframes for the formation of the Earth and the time life on Earth began are accurate, what they reveal is altogether startling: the latest timeframes suggest both occurred almost simultaneously. The Feathered Onion examines the... (read more)

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Life in the Universe: Scientific American, a Special Issue
Life in the Universe: Scientific American, a Special Issue
by Scientific American
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Provides an account of the work of some 35 American female playwrights in roughly chronological order. In each case, the historical and social background of the period is discussed as well as the popular and critical value of each author's plays... (read more)

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The Fifth Miracle: The Search for the Origin and Meaning of Life
The Fifth Miracle: The Search for the Origin and Meaning of Life
by Paul Davies
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Are We Alone in the Universe? In this provocative and far-reaching book, internationally acclaimed physicist and writer Paul Davies confronts one of science's great outstanding mysteries -- the origin of life. Three and a half billion years ago, Mars... (read more)

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Aquagenesis: The Origin and Evolution of Life in the Sea
Aquagenesis: The Origin and Evolution of Life in the Sea
by Richard Ellis
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Life on earth began in the sea, and Richard Ellis traces it from the first microbes and fish to jawless, finless creatures that evolved into the 26,000 species alive today including sharks, whales, penguins, dolphins?and humans. Along the way he raises... (read more)

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Seven Clues to the Origin of Life: A Scientific Detective Story
Seven Clues to the Origin of Life: A Scientific Detective Story
by Alexan Cairns Smith
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'This amusing, lively book explains in language comprehensible to the layman, the author\'s somewhat controversial views about the possible origin of life.'... (read more)

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Life Explained
Life Explained
by Michel Morange
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Fifty years ago Francis Crick and James D. Watson proposed the double helix model for the DNA molecule. They believed they had, as Crick put it, discovered the and#147;secret of life,and#8221; and many agreed. But in the intervening years, science has... (read more)

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Seven Clues to the Origin of Life: A Scientific Detective Story
Seven Clues to the Origin of Life: A Scientific Detective Story
by A G Cairns Smith
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This amusing, lively book explains in language comprehensible to the layman, the author's somewhat controversial views about the possible origin of life.... (read more)

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Seven clues to the origin of life :a scientific detective story
Seven clues to the origin of life :a scientific detective story
by A G Cairns Smith
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'This concise readable book explains, in language understandable to a wide audience, the author\'s somewhat controversial views about the possible origin of life. His major statement on the subject, \'Genetic Takeover\' (published by the Press in 1982... (read more)

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A Walk Through Time: From Stardust to Us: The Evolution of Life on Earth
A Walk Through Time: From Stardust to Us: The Evolution of Life on Earth
by Sidney Liebes
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The big splash :a scientific discovery that revolutionizes the way we view the origin of life, the water we drink, the death of the dinosaurs, the creation of the oceans, the nature of the cosmos, and
The big splash :a scientific discovery that revolutionizes the way we view the origin of life, the water we drink, the death of the dinosaurs, the creation of the oceans, the nature of the cosmos, and
by Louis A Frank
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-248) and index.... (read more)

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Life Explained (Odile Jacob Books)
Life Explained (Odile Jacob Books)
by Michel Morange
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Fifty years ago Francis Crick and James D. Watson proposed the double helix model for the DNA molecule. They believed they had, as Crick put it, discovered the and#147;secret of life,and#8221; and many agreed. But in the intervening years, science has... (read more)

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The Search for Life's Origins: Progress and Future Directions in Planetary Biology and Chemical Evolution
The Search for Life's Origins: Progress and Future Directions in Planetary Biology and Chemical Evolution
by National Research Co
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The field of planetary biology and chemical evolution draws together experts in astronomy, paleobiology, biochemistry, and space science who work together to understand the evolution of living systems. This field has made exciting discoveries that shed... (read more)

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Origin of Life: A Warm Little Pond
Origin of Life: A Warm Little Pond
by Clair Folsome
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Life in Darwin's Universe: Evolution and the Cosmos
Life in Darwin's Universe: Evolution and the Cosmos
by Gene Bylinsky
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Dawn of Life
Dawn of Life
by J H Rush
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Origins: A Skeptic's Guide to the Creation of Life on Earth
Origins: A Skeptic's Guide to the Creation of Life on Earth
by Robert Shapiro
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Aquagenesis the Origin & Evolution Of
Aquagenesis the Origin & Evolution Of
by Richard Ellis
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