Combining cell and molecular biology, this guide shows children the amazing things their bodies can do. The story begins with a journey through evolution starting with the first life on earth. Children can find out about DNA and discover how cuts or broken bones are repaired.
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Every minute of every day of your life your heart beats about seventy times, food travels twenty-five millimetres in your large intestine, and you make about three hundred million new red blood cells. These are just three of the amazing things your body can do.
'The Egg and Sperm Race' shows you many more.
• The story begins with a journey through evolution starting with the first life on earth.
• Find out about DNA, the secret code that is in each and every one of your cells.
• See how your cells work together – it takes at least twenty-nine different types to make your little finger.
• Discover how your body repairs a cut or a broken bone.
“'The Egg and Sperm Race' covers everything from creation to genetics to cells to anatomy and even culture.”
'British Medical Journal'
“Fran Balkiwill’s text combines up-to-the-minute cell and molecular biology with basic facts about the human body…Mic Rolph is the kind of illustrator every science writer dreams of teaming up whit. His pictures always make the text work better.”
'Times Educational Supplement'
“…this is the guide you always wanted – vivid, untimorous and hip.”
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Book Description Picture Lions, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1965166