Of course, one should not expect a novel nor the pleasure of reading a novel from a book of this kind.
The premise for this book is that systems of proteins can convey and process information at the level of a single free-living cell.
Overall this book is well written, particularly the chapters on cell biology and is well worth reading by the general reader.
I read this a long time ago and never reviewed it. It was a great book. I read it alongside The Machinery of Life by David Goodsell and Life's Ratchet by Peter Hoffmann, so those... Read morePublished 1 month ago by The Professor
Of course, one should not expect a novel nor the pleasure of reading a novel from a book of this kind. Read morePublished 1 month ago by William Reich
Excellent and a good companion to
Life's Ratchet: How Molecular Machines Extract Order from Chaos
which I also recommend highly.
“Wetware” by Dennis Bray is a very readable account of recent research in cell biology, focusing on the mechanisms that are used inside cells to interact with and adapt to their... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Mark B. Friedman
This is one of the most well written books by a premiere scientist of his field.
If the biomechanical operations on the cellular scale garnered the interest on par with... Read more
Pure genius . Very readable especially for the novice.logically and clearly presented with insight and understanding. Read morePublished 10 months ago by ray lev
level of detail is just right for someone who's not a biologist but who has a college-level intro to science in their backgroundPublished 21 months ago by Daniel
Wetware is not a light read. In fact, it should be taken slowly. I found myself spending up to a half an hour on some pages, just thinking about what Prof. Bray was saying. Read morePublished on February 23, 2012 by prototypo
The early chapters of the book are the best ones: they explain very well how components of a cell (e.g. Read morePublished on May 4, 2011 by W. Cheung