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Biology Is Technology

The Promise, Peril, and New Business of Engineering Life

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PAPERBACK

$26.00 • £20.95 • €23.50

ISBN 9780674060159

Publication Date: 04/15/2011

Academic Trade

288 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

19 line illustrations, 7 tables

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Awards & Accolades

  • 2010 Association of American Publishers PROSE Award for Excellence, Engineering & Technology Category
  • An Economist Book of the Year, 2010
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