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HUMANOLOGY

ISBN: 9780717180158
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This book answers all of life's big questions and more. An amazing account of our incredible lives - from insignificant atoms to sophisticated space explorers.
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Taking us on an incredible journey across centuries and galaxies, accompanied by his characteristic wit, Professor Luke O'Neill explains how it all began, how it all will end and everything in between. Readers will benefit from Luke's insatiable curiosity for life when they dive into this ultimate journey through life and death. Among many fascinating facts, you'll discover the science behind how we got to be so smart, why sex with a caveman was a good idea, the science of finding love, why we follow religions, and how robots will become part of everyday life. Humanology is a humbling reminder that we're just a small speck in a big universe - so sit back and embrace the adventure. `A man who can explain 4.2 billion years of life on Earth and make me laugh at the same time - sheer genius.' Pat Kenny, Newstalk

Author Biography: Luke O'Neill is Professor of Biochemistry in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology at Trinity College Dublin. Described by Pat Kenny, as `as rare a creature and exotic a discovery as the Galapagos Islands', Luke has been ranked among the best immunologists in the world. He is in the top 1% of most-cited researchers in his field. In 2016 he was made a Fellow of the prestigious Royal Society for his innovative work on the human immune system. He has a popular weekly slot on Newstalk's Pat Kenny Show where he specialises in expertly delivering answers to the most complex questions in science in his uniquely hilarious manner.

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Taking us on an incredible journey across centuries and galaxies, accompanied by his characteristic wit, Professor Luke O'Neill explains how it all began, how it all will end and everything in between. Readers will benefit from Luke's insatiable curiosity for life when they dive into this ultimate journey through life and death. Among many fascinating facts, you'll discover the science behind how we got to be so smart, why sex with a caveman was a good idea, the science of finding love, why we follow religions, and how robots will become part of everyday life. Humanology is a humbling reminder that we're just a small speck in a big universe - so sit back and embrace the adventure. `A man who can explain 4.2 billion years of life on Earth and make me laugh at the same time - sheer genius.' Pat Kenny, Newstalk

Author Biography: Luke O'Neill is Professor of Biochemistry in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology at Trinity College Dublin. Described by Pat Kenny, as `as rare a creature and exotic a discovery as the Galapagos Islands', Luke has been ranked among the best immunologists in the world. He is in the top 1% of most-cited researchers in his field. In 2016 he was made a Fellow of the prestigious Royal Society for his innovative work on the human immune system. He has a popular weekly slot on Newstalk's Pat Kenny Show where he specialises in expertly delivering answers to the most complex questions in science in his uniquely hilarious manner.

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