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The long and the short of it : the science of life span and aging / Jonathan Silvertown.

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Author/Creator:
Silvertown, Jonathan W., author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Publication:
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • 194 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Death and immortality: destination 1
  • An hourglass on the run: life span
  • After many a summer: aging
  • The eternal thing: heredity
  • Green age: plants
  • The visionary solution: natural selection
  • Semele's sacrifice: suicide
  • Live fast, die young: pace
  • Forever young?: mechanisms.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780226757896
0226757897

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