BooksCell Biology

Energizing Eukaryotes

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  31 Mar 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5769, pp. 1869
DOI: 10.1126/science.1126251

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution

Summary

Power, Sex, Suicide. Mitochondria and the Meaning of Life. By Nick Lane. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2005. 368 pp. $30, £18.99. ISBN 0-19-280481-2.

The author explores a range of big questions in biology--including eukaryote origins, human evolution, sex, fertility, and death--from the perspective of mitochondria.