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Molecules: A Very Short Introduction
     

Molecules: A Very Short Introduction

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by Philip Ball
 
The processes in a single living cell are akin to that of a city teeming with molecular inhabitants that move, communicate, cooperate, and compete. In this Very Short Introduction, Philip Ball explores the role of the molecule in and around us - how, for example, a single fertilized egg can grow into a multi-celled Mozart, what makes spider's silk insoluble in the

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Molecules: A Very Short Introduction 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An amazing and intresting book!!!! Very well writen I want more Philip Ball bookes on my Nook!!!!!! (It deservs those exclemation points!)
Tunguz More than 1 year ago
My training is in Physics, and I have not had a chance to read-up on Chemistry in a long while. I decided to read this book in order to get a better bird's eye view of what the modern Chemistry is up to these days. As such, this book was a great introduction, and brought me up to speed with some of the more recent developments. Thanks to this book and some other info I got, I was able to piece things together and figure out what some of the more advanced research in the conventional explosives is all about.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago