This is the best science book I've ever read in my life.
Fascinating book about the evolution of cells and the role of mitochondria in allowing large eukaryote cells and multi-cellular organisms.
This is the culmination of the book and I hope it provokes a lot of thought in readers at all levels of technical knowledge.
This is a pretty heavy book for those who don't have a good biology background. The author writes well and be tries to tell his story as simply as possible. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Patrick L. Boyle
Mitochondria are the powerhouses that run our bodies. You would think this would make for a boring story, but in the hands of Nick Lane you won't put this book down and will come... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Glen Lancaster
This sin't just a casual book, the author goes into some detail. You do not need a molecular biology background to understand it, but you do want to have the interest to get... Read morePublished 1 month ago by B. Einhorn
I realize that I am flying in the face of the collective wisdom of most of the people who have bothered to review this book on Amazon when I say I am very sorry I read it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by C. A CAVE
Endlessly fascinating. Dr. Lane reveals how more things than I could list come down to mitochondria. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Atticplan
What else can I say, your many other 5 star reviews speak for itself. This was the best scientific read (and all I read is science). Read morePublished 5 months ago by John Taft