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I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life


SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2017 AND THE ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2017


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Your body is teeming with tens of trillions of microbes. It’s an entire world, a colony full of life.

In other words, you contain multitudes.

They sculpt our organs, protect us from diseases, guide our behaviour, and bombard us with their genes. They also hold the key to understanding all life on earth.

In I Contain Multitudes, Ed Yong opens our eyes and…

I Contain Multitudes

ISBN 10 : 9780062368621
ISBN 13 : 0062368621

Joining the ranks of popular science classics like The Botany of Desire and The Selfish Gene, a groundbreaking, wondrously informative, and vastly entertaining examination of the m..


I Contain Multitudes

ISBN 10 : 9781473520189
ISBN 13 : 1473520185

SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2017 AND THE ROYAL SOCIETY INSIGHT INVESTMENT SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2017 THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Your body is teeming with tens of trilli..


I Contain Multitudes

ISBN 10 : 9781847924186
ISBN 13 : 1847924182

Your body is teeming with tens of trillions of microbes. Itâe(tm)s an entire world, a colony full of life. In other words, you contain multitudes. These microscopic companions scu..


This Is Your Brain On Parasites

ISBN 10 : 9780544193222
ISBN 13 : 0544193229

A riveting investigation of the myriad ways that parasites control how other creatures—including humans—think, feel, and act. These tiny organisms can only live inside another ..


Microbe Hunters

ISBN 10 : 9780547542102
ISBN 13 : 0547542100

In this classic bestseller, Paul de Kruif dramatizes the pioneering bacteriological work of such scientists as Leeuwenhoek, Spallanzani, Koch, Pasteur, Reed, and Ehrlich. This seve..


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ISBN 10 : 9781101983911
ISBN 13 : 1101983914

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ISBN 10 : 9781476784755
ISBN 13 : 1476784752

Allergies, asthma, obesity, acne: these are just a few of the conditions that may be caused—and someday cured—by the microscopic life inside us. The key is to understand how th..


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