Thalia.de

Life

The Leading Edge of Evolutionary, Biology, Genetics, Anthropology, and Environmental Science

Science’s understanding of life is progressing more rapidly than at any point in human history. Ranging from the origin of life to the evolution of beauty, from the secrets of genes to the surprising science of superorganisms, from the promise of biotechnology to the rising threat of lethal viruses,  Life, edited by John Brockman and Edge.org (“the world’s smartest website” —The Guardian), presents original ideas from the horizons of biology, genetics, evolutionary theory, and beyond.

Pulitzer Prize winner EDWARD O. WILSON reveals what ants can teach us about building a superorganism—and, in turn, about how cells build an organism * Harvard University’s DANIEL LIEBERMAN reports on long-distance running and the evolution of the human body * The Selfish Gene author RICHARD DAWKINS and genetics pioneer J. CRAIG VENTER compare genes to digital information, and sketch the frontiers of genomic research * Yale evolutionary ornithologist RICHARD PRUM explains what bird mating rituals can teach us about the evolution of aesthetic beauty *  Nobel Prize–winning chemist KARY MULLIS covers cutting-edge immune treatments for dangerous viruses * DAVID HAIG, professor of biology at Harvard, reports new findings on genomic imprinting: how inherited genes can be expressed differently depending on whether they come from the mother or father * Princeton physicist FREEMAN DYSON explores whether the biological processes of life are analog or digital * Stanford professor of bioengineering DREW ENDY asks how we can make living organisms easier to engineer, and whether we should * Futurist and author of The Singularity Is Near RAY KURZWEIL describes new biotechnologies that have the potential to greatly expand the human life span . . . and more.
Portrait

The publisher of the online science salon Edge.org, John Brockman is the editor of the national bestsellers This Idea Must Die, This Explains Everything, This Will Make You Smarter, and other volumes.

… weiterlesen
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Bezahlung bei Abholung

Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Einband Taschenbuch
Herausgeber John Brockman
Seitenzahl 384
Erscheinungsdatum 19.04.2016
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-06-229605-4
Reihe Harper Perennial
Verlag Harper Collins Publ. USA
Maße (L/B/H) 203/134/27 mm
Gewicht 277
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
11,99
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort lieferbar
Versandkostenfrei
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Bezahlung bei Abholung

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 45467111
    Know This
    von John Brockman
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    11,99
  • 42456581
    Quest for Creation
    von Bill Mesler
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    17,94 bisher 19,99
  • 42325868
    What to Think About Machines That Think
    von John Brockman
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    6,99
  • 44246049
    The Invention of Nature
    von Andrea Wulf
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    9,99
  • 42284322
    Thing Explainer
    von Randall Munroe
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    16,99
  • 30086575
    A Brief History of Time
    von Stephen W. Hawking
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,99
  • 42521172
    Thing Explainer
    von Randall Munroe
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    19,99
  • 28274816
    Gray's Anatomy
    von Henry Gray
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    23,99
  • 883994
    A Brief History of Time
    von Stephen W. Hawking
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    6,99
  • 25957828
    The Emperor of All Maladies
    von Siddhartha Mukherjee
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,99
  • 46020291
    When Breath Becomes Air
    von Paul Kalanithi
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,99
  • 45756439
    Weapons of Math Destruction
    von Cathy O'Neil
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    11,99
  • 43939392
    Superintelligence
    von Nick Bostrom
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    9,99
  • 43867006
    The Gene
    von Siddhartha Mukherjee
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    11,99
  • 44895628
    Hidden Figures
    von Margot Lee Shetterly
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    9,99
  • 894055
    Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman
    von Richard P. Feynman
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    9,99
  • 44380905
    Seven Brief Lessons on Physics
    von Carlo Rovelli
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    6,99
  • 39546539
    Do No Harm
    von Henry Marsh
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,99
  • 43783586
    The Big Picture
    von Sean B. Carroll
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    21,99
  • 44604933
    The Invention of Nature
    von Andrea Wulf
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    12,99

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

Life

Life

von John Brockman

Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
11,99
+
=
Malt Whisky Yearbook 2017

Malt Whisky Yearbook 2017

von Ingvar Ronde

Buch (Taschenbuch)
19,99
+
=

für

31,98

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen