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The gene's eye view of life, proposed in Richard Dawkins acclaimed bestseller The Selfish Gene , sees living bodies as mere vehicles for the replication of genetic codes. But in The Music of Life , world renowned physiologist Denis Noble argues that, to truly understand life, we must look beyond the "selfish gene" to consider life on a much wider variety of levels. Life, Noble asserts, is a kind of music, a symphonic interplay between genes, cells, organs, body, and environment. He weaves this musical metaphor throughout ...

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The Music of Life: Biology Beyond Genes 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199228362

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The Music of Life: Biology Beyond Genes 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199295739

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