This dramatic journey into the heart of a cell will help young readers understand the structure, function and importance of this unit of life.
Genetics is one of the most controversial topics in the news today, arousing strong feelings of both sides of the argument. This book will help young readers understand the issues surrounding it by explaining what genes and DNA are and how they affect life.
It is written in clear, jargon-free language and is packed with computer-generated images, remarkable photography and vivid artwork, which helps to explain and reveal the very essence of life.
In addition to the essential biology explained, the book also outlines the history of genetic science and debates many of the important and exciting issues that are increasingly in the news, including genetic engineering, cloning and GM foods.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 06 / 2003
- 290 x 219mm