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Creation by Adam Rutherford tells the entire spellbinding story of life in two gripping narratives. The Origin of Life is a four-billion-year detective story that uses the latest science to explain what life is and where it first came from, dealing with life's biggest questions and arriving at a thrilling answer. 

The Future of Life introduces an extraordinary technological revolution: 'synthetic biology', the ability to create entirely new life forms within the lab. Adam Rutherford explains how this remarkable innovation works and presents a powerful argument for its benefit to humankind.

©2019 Adam Rutherford (P)2019 Orion Publishing Group

Critic Reviews

"Prepare to be astounded. There are moments when this book is so gripping it reads like a thriller." (Mail on Sunday)

"A superbly written explanation." (Brian Cox) 

"The perfect primer on the past and future of DNA." (Guardian)

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