VSI 25: July 2020

June 25, 2020

Continuing our #VSI25 celebration of 25 years of the 'Very Short Introduction' series, for July we're exploring the nature of cells and giving you free access to the first chapter of Terence Allen and Graham Cowling's 'The Cell: A Very Short Introduction'

How it works: For each featured title we provide free access to the first chapter as well as a reading guide with questions for thought and discussion, written by the author. Over the course of the month we will post additional content on our Facebook group around the featured title to help foster discussion. Read at your own pace, in a group or by yourself, and leave your comments and thoughts on Facebook.

Explore the nature of cells with the first chapter of 'The Cell: A Very Short Introduction':

The Cell: A Very Short Introduction


The nature of cells

What makes a cell? ‘The nature of cells’ considers the cell the smallest unit of life by looking at basic cell characteristics, membranes and cell walls, and the interior of the cell. The distinction between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells is explained...

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