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Life at the speed of light : from the double helix to the dawn of digital life / J. Craig Venter.

Venter, J. Craig. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780670025404
  • ISBN: 0670025402
  • Description: 224 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, 2013.

Available copies

  • 7 of 7 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Gloucester. (Show all copies)

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0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 303.483/Venter (Text to Phone) Available -
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction Q 175.5 .V44 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction Q 175.5 V44 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
Endicott College General Collection Q 175.5 .V44 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Nonfiction 303.483 VENTER 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
Northern Essex - Haverhill Campus Stacks Q175.5 .V44 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction Q 175.5 .V44 2013 (Text to Phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-212) and index.
Contents Note: Dublin, 1943-2012 -- Chemical synthesis as proof -- Dawn of the digital age of biology -- Digitizing life -- Synthetic Phi X 174 -- First synthetic genome -- Converting one species into another -- Synthesis of the M. mycoides genome -- Inside a synthetic cell -- Life by design -- Biological teleportation -- Life at the speed of light.
Summary: Renowned scientist and author of "A Life Decoded" examines the creation of life in the new field of synthetic genomics.
Subject: Genomics.
Artificial life.
Biology > Philosophy.
Science > Social aspects.

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