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Oxygen

The Molecule That Made the World

By Nick Lane
13-minute read
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Oxygen: The Molecule That Made the World by Nick Lane

Oxygen (2002) is a guide to the element that is so essential to our very existence that we sometimes forget it even exists. These blinks explain how oxygen enables and boosts life on earth while simultaneously threatening it.

  • Anybody fascinated by the evolution of life on Earth
  • Anyone interested in biology, chemistry or physics

Dr. Nick Lane studied biochemistry at Imperial College London and is an Honorary Reader at University College London. He is the author of Power, Sex, Suicide: Mitochondria and the Meaning of Life and Life Ascending: The Ten Great Inventions of Evolution.

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