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.
The books is overall fascinating, but sometimes it is a little bit confusing to follow the ideas presented by the author. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Eduardo Pereira Duarte da Silva
A great synthesis on the role of cell energetics in evolution, physiology, and diseases!Published 24 days ago by Amazon Customer
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 2 months 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 2 months ago by Glen Lancaster
This isn't a casual book about science, the author goes into some detail. You don't need a molecular biology background to understand it, but you do want to have the interest to... Read morePublished 2 months 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 3 months ago by C. A CAVE