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The Resource Long for this world : the strange science of immortality, Jonathan Weiner

Long for this world : the strange science of immortality, Jonathan Weiner

Label
Long for this world : the strange science of immortality
Title
Long for this world
Title remainder
the strange science of immortality
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Weiner
Title variation
Longing for this world
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This rollicking scientific adventure story is science writing of the highest order and with the highest stakes. Could we live forever? And if we could--would we want to?--From publisher description
Summary
This rollicking scientific adventure story is science writing of the highest order and with the highest stakes. Could we live forever? And if we could--would we want to?
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2010
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356523
Cataloging source
AU@
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Weiner, Jonathan
Dewey number
612.6/8
Index
index present
LC call number
QP85
LC item number
.W425 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Immortalism
  • Longevity
  • Immortality (Philosophy)
  • Science
  • Immortalism
  • Immortality (Philosophy)
  • Longevity
  • Science
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the strange science of immortality
Label
Long for this world : the strange science of immortality, Jonathan Weiner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The phoenix. Immortal longings -- The problem of mortality -- Life and death of a cell -- Into the nest of the phoenix -- The hydra. The evolution of aging -- The garbage catastrophe -- The seven deadly things -- The Methuselah wars -- The weakest link -- The good life. Long for this world -- The trouble with immortality -- The everlasting yes and no
Control code
ocn703349369
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Ecco pbk. ed.
Extent
x, 310 p.
Isbn
9780060765392
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)703349369
Label
Long for this world : the strange science of immortality, Jonathan Weiner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The phoenix. Immortal longings -- The problem of mortality -- Life and death of a cell -- Into the nest of the phoenix -- The hydra. The evolution of aging -- The garbage catastrophe -- The seven deadly things -- The Methuselah wars -- The weakest link -- The good life. Long for this world -- The trouble with immortality -- The everlasting yes and no
Control code
ocn703349369
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Ecco pbk. ed.
Extent
x, 310 p.
Isbn
9780060765392
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)703349369

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