Birth, Growth, and DevelopmentBook - 2004
Looks at human development from egg to embryo to adulthood, covering the role of inheritance and exploring why there are different types of people and why people do not all look the same.
The most astonishing and complex organism on Earth-the human body-is explored in this dynamic new series. A dazzling array of specialized photography and state-of-the-art digital illustrations reveals the secrets of human biology in breathtaking detail. Incorporating the very latest medical research, this groundbreaking series provides a compelling guide to what makes us work, from our heartbeat to brain cells. Feature spreads take an in-depth look at a wide range of subjects, including the invisible creatures that call our skin home and the amazing scanning techniques doctors use to peer inside the body. Each book includes a comprehensive glossary, together with key website links.
The story of a human life is awe-inspiring. Life Cycle reveals how genes and chromosomes contain the instructions for life and are responsible for differences that make each of us an individual. Readers will trace the development of a newborn baby as it grows into a toddler, reaches the teens, and changes into an adult. This book explains the male and female reproductive systems and uncovers why these systems are essential in the cycle of life.