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Science  27 Jul 2001:
Vol. 293, Issue 5530, pp. 611
DOI: 10.1126/science.1062372

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Cells, Gels and the Engines of Life A New, Unifying Approach to Cell Function. Gerald H. Pollack. Ebner, Seattle, 2001. 319 pp. Paper, $27.95. ISBN 0-9626895-2-1.

Treating cells as polymer gels and stressing the physical chemistry of water and solutes, Pollack offers an accessible, non-mathematical challenge to mainstream approaches to cell biology.