Gloucester: Sawyer Free Library


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

Venter, J. Craig. (Author).

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

Available copies

Current holds

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 NEW Q 175.5 .V44 2013 (Text to phone) Checked out 08/12/2014
Danvers New Books Q 175.5 V44 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Endicott College Display Q 175.5 .V44 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult New Nonfiction NEW 303.483 VENTER 2013 (Text to phone) Checked out 08/11/2014
Northern Essex - Haverhill Campus New Books Q175.5 .V44 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
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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.