Life's Engines: How Microbes Made Earth Habitable (Science Essentials)
Publish date: 2015-04-27
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
I love biochemistry and microbes, but I didn't love this book. I found it tedious and somewhat superficial, which was surprising considering the amount of interesting information contained within the pages. I also did not learn as much new "stuff" as I had hoped, since most of the contents I have ...
The author is very good at explaining complex concepts in easy to understand ways. He starts by telling the listener that the nature of science advances by recognizing patterns and then developing tools for finding those patterns.Microbes (and all life) contain nano-machines which get their energy f...