About this book
A fascinating exploration of the first cells and how the first formation of a complex cell by symbiosis was the critical turning point in the history of life on Earth. Brasier is a world-renowned expert in the field of early life, and presents the very latest findings in an accessible form for the general reader.
With vivid descriptions and master storytelling, Martin Brasier introduces the quest for the missing history of life and the cell. Covering the period from 1 to 2 billion years ago we explore the formation of the complex (eukaryotic) cell; and discover a fundamental turning point in the history of life on Earth.
|Oxford University Press|