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    • Life’s Ratchet

    • How Molecular Machines Extract Order from Chaos
    • By: Peter M. Hoffman
    • Narrated by: Paul Hodgson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The cells in our bodies consist of molecules, made up of the same carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen atoms found in air and rocks. But molecules, such as water and sugar, are not alive. So how do our cells - assemblies of otherwise "dead" molecules - come to life, and together constitute a living being? In Life’s Ratchet, physicist Peter M. Hoffmann locates the answer to this age-old question at the nanoscale.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • For biologists to learn single molecule biophysics

    • By A Synthetic Biologist on 09-04-14

    Regular price: $19.95