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Imitation of Life: The Cell in a Silicon Chip

  • Sergio Carrà
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Part of the The Frontiers Collection book series (FRONTCOLL)

Abstract

I thought there couldn’t be anything as complicated as the universe, until I started reading about the cell”, wrote the astrophysicist Eric de Silva.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergio Carrà
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  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical EngineeringPolytechnic UniversityMilanItaly

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