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Life on the Edge

The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology

Jul 28, 2015 | 368 Pages
Life on the Edge

Life is undeniably one of the most incredible miracles in the world; however, the mystery stands—how did life come to be? Despite modern advances--cloning and synthetic biology included-- mankind is yet to create anything living entirely by means of non-living materials.

Groundbreaking research by Jim Al-Khalili and Johnjoe Macfadden suggests that humanity is missing a critical component of its creations: quantum mechanics.

Through their own experience at the forefront of scientific progress, they have uncovered this powerful answer to our continued success.

In Life on the Edge, readers will explore some of life's most mysterious questions through recent and groundbreaking experiments happening around the world.

From unraveling how birds know where to migrate, understanding how one smells a rose, or grasping at DNA mysteries - this book clearly reveals that quantum mechanics can answer it all! Have your curious mind ready as you delve into this captivating account of knowledge!

In this captivating read, Al-Khalili and McFadden chronicle the remarkable discoveries of recent years in quantum biology while exploring its revolutionary implications. But they don't stop there - they also attempt to answer the age-old question: what is life? Unearth a world beyond our own as you embark on a journey through these pages!

These revolutionary pages, brilliantly showcase how life is found on the quantum edge.

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