Origins of Life by F. Dyson

In the second edition of the acclaimed Origins of Life, distinguished scientist and science writer Freeman Dyson examines these questions and discusses the two main theories that try to explain how naturally occurring chemicals could organize themselves i..

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From Lucy to Language: Revised, Updated, and Expanded

In 1974 in a remote region of Ethiopia, Donald Johanson, then one of America’s most promising young paleoanthropologists, discovered "Lucy", the oldest, best preserved skeleton of any erect-walking human ever found. This discovery prompted a com..

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