Get ready to learn about the amazing human body!
• Which muscle never gets tired
• Why your ears pop when you're on an airplane
• Fun ways to move your body
• What the human body has in common with other animal bodies
• How your body parts work as a team to keep you healthy
• And ..
At a conference in Hong Kong in November 2018, Dr. He Jiankui announced that he had created the first genetically modified babies - twin girls named Lulu and Nana - sending shockwaves around the world. A year later, a Chinese court sentenced Dr. He to three years in prison for "illegal medical pract..
Getting to know just how intricate and fascinating our bodies are.Most of us take our body for granted and are never aware of its amazing capabilities. The Secret Life of the Human Body reveals just how intricate and fascinating our body is.Using offbeat illustrations and concise text, the..
In this widely praised history of an infamous institution, award-winning scholar Marcus Rediker shines a light into the darkest corners of the British and American slave ships of the eighteenth century. Drawing on thirty years of research in maritime archives, court records, diaries, and firsthand a..
This 17th annual World Report summarizes human rights conditions in more than 70 countries worldwide. It reflects extensive investigative work undertaken in 2006 by the Human Rights Watch research staff, usually in close partnership with human rights activists in the country in question...
The most complete and authoritative guide to Gen Z, describing how leaders must adapt their employment, sales and marketing, product, and growth strategies to attract and keep this important new generation of customers, employees and trendsetters.Gen Z changes everything. Today’s businesses are not ..
Do animals overeat? Get breast cancer? Have fainting spells?Inspired by an eye-opening consultation at the Los Angeles Zoo, which revealed that a monkey experienced the same symptoms of heart failure as her human patients, cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz embarked upon a project that would re..
In this groundbreaking look at the evolution of our brains, eminent neuroscientists Gary Lynch and Richard Granger uncover the mysteries of the outsize intelligence of our ancestors, who had bigger brains than humans living today. Weaving together history, science, and the latest theories of artific..
The Instant #1 New York Times BestsellerJust when we need it, Humans reminds us what it means to be human . . . one of the most influential art projects of the decade." --Washington PostBrandon Stanton's new book, Humans--his most moving and compelling book to date--shows us..
Gorgeous color photos, detailed diagrams and stunning scans, X-rays and microscope images- Experiments and activities show you how to take your own pulse, test your reaction time and fool your brain with optical illusions- Amazing facts and world records--the world's tallest man, the oldest person a..