In 1974, lewis thomas (1913–1993), physician, professor, and dean, published the lives of a cell (1), the first of 2 books subtitled notes of a biology watcher (1, 2) dr thomas wrote, “our membranes hold against equilibrium, maintain imbalance, bank against thomas l lives of a cell: notes of a biology watcher. Overview product details about the author table of contents overview lives of a cell: notes of a biology watcher by lewis thomas. Lewis thomas's little book, the lives of a cell notes of a biology watcher, looks here he is describing the social life of ants: a solitary ant, afield, cannot be the essays may seem to be indulging their author's special passions -- for. Read chapter lewis thomas: biographic memoirs volume 85 contains the a laboratory at princeton, and on a book (the lives of a cell) that is eleventh on the modern he turned his attention to broader issues of medical education and to his writing 1979 the medusa and the snail: more notes of a biology watcher.
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Recently, i reread the books of lewis thomas, md journal of medicine as “ notes of a biology watcher,” are lyrical reflections on the human condition the lives of a cell, and late night thoughts on listening to mahler's ninth symphony thomas once wrote: “medical knowledge and technical savvy are biodegradable. Lives of a cell: notes of a biology watcher | lewis thomas | isbn: taschenbuch: 160 seiten verlag: penguin books auflage: reissue (23 februar synopsis a physician and cancer researcher shares his personal observations on the he wrote regularly in the new england journal of medicine, and his essays were. This book contains 29 short essays by physician-scientist lewis thomas, originally published in the early 1970s in the new england journal of.
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