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From one cell : a journey into life's origins and the future of medicine  Cover Image Book Book

From one cell : a journey into life's origins and the future of medicine

Stanger, Ben (author.).

Summary: "Each of us began life as a single cell. From this humble origin, we embarked on a risky journey fraught with opportunities for disaster. Yet, amazingly, we reached our destination intact, emerging as dazzlingly complex, exquisitely engineered assemblages of trillions of cells. This metamorphosis constitutes one of nature's most spectacular yet commonplace magic tricks--and one of its most coveted secrets. In From One Cell, physician and researcher Ben Stanger offers a breathtaking glimpse into what scientists are discovering about how life and the body take shape, and how these revelations stand to revolutionize medicine and the future of human health."--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781324005421
  • ISBN: 1324005424
  • Physical Description: print
    regular print
    x, 356 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, [2023]

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General Note:
This exploration of the spectacular yet commonplace journey of the development of human life from a single cell to birth draws on the latest research into how life and the body take shape.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-340) and index.
Subject: Cells
Cytology
Embryology, Human
Fetus Growth
Developmental biology

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