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Author Arbuthnott, Gill, author.
Title What makes you you? / Gill Arbuthnott ; illustrated by Marc Mones.
Pub Info St. Catharines, Ontario ; New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, 2016.
Book Cover
LOCATION Call No. STATUS
 Georgetown Childrens NF   J 572.8 Arbuthnott 2016 6/17    ON SHELF
Descript 64 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Drawn to science: illustrated guides to key science concepts
Arbuthnott, Gill. Drawn to science.
Note "First published 2013 by A & C Black."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 60) and index.
Contents Charles Darwin and evolution -- So what is this DNA stuff anyway? -- The monk and the pea plants -- Your chromosomes and you -- The battle of the sexes -- The great DNA race -- Taking photos of DNA -- The human genome project -- Embryo selection -- Gene therapy -- Genomic medicine -- Clones -- Dolly the sheep -- DNA fingerprinting -- DNA and forensic science -- Mice with four parents -- Genetic engineering -- Feeding the world -- Making medicine -- Mice with human ears -- What are stem cells? -- Growing new organs -- Where do stem cells come from? -- Saviour siblings -- What's next? -- Things to do: getting DNA out of fruit.
Summary "What Makes You You? is a mind-blowing introduction to the building blocks of life--DNA! Amazing 3D-style illustrations and diagrams help explain what it is, how it works, and what we can do with it. Breaking down complex scientific concepts and processes into bite-sized chunks, this fascinating book explains everything from the basics of evolution to the incredible achievements of modern-day genetic research--and what's in store for the future!"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience 940L Lexile
Ages 10-13.
Grades 7 to 8.
Subject DNA -- Juvenile literature.
Genetics -- Juvenile literature.
Heredity -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Mones, Marc, illustrator.
ISBN 9780778722397 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
0778722392 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
9780778722472 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0778722473 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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