0226757897
The long and the short of it : the science of life span and aging / Jonathan Silvertown.
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Author: Silvertown, Jonathan W.,
Publication year: 2013
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : The University of Chicago Press,
ISBN: 9780226757896 (hbk.) :
Description:
With this work, biologist and writer Jonathan Silvertown offers readers a fascinating tour through the scientific study of longevity and aging. Dividing his daunting subject by theme, Silvertown draws on the latest scientific developments to paint a picture of what we know about how life span, senescence, and death vary within and across species.
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192 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 22 cm

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