By Okona-Mensah, Ken
In 13 illustrated chapters, Cracking Anatomy makes sense of all the body's systems, explains medical terminology and explores questions including:
" How does your brain really see you?
" How does age affect your muscles and bones?
" How and why cells die?
" Why the shape of a... criminal's hands could be used to help identify them?
" Can you exercise too much?
" Which of the five senses is most important?
" What triggers puberty?
" Why your immune system has more than one line of defence?
" Why anatomical quirks are more important than you think?
" How long does it take for your body to digest food?
" How many times does your heart beat in a day?
" Why do we sleep?
An accessible, comprehensive and fully illustrated guide to this absorbing area, Cracking Anatomy will both educate and excite all readers.Read more
Ken Okona-Mensah is a freelance science writer who has over 16 years' experience working in academia and writing about health-based topics. With a background in pharmacology and toxicology, research and science communication he previously worked as a scientific writer for Imperial College London where he produced technical and lay reviews for scientific advisory committees of Public Health England. He also sat on the editorial committee for People & Science magazine and contributed content relating to public engagement with science and health.
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