The Code of Life
|Language of origin
21.0 x 29.5 cm,
All about genes, DNA, genetic engineering and why you are the way you are
UNDERSTANDING THE MYSTERY OF DNA
Why do children look like their parents? Why are some people blond and others brunette, and where do we get our eye colour from? This book explains genetic theory, what genes are, why DNA plays an important role and what all these insights have to do with a curious monk. An exciting journey through the history of science, present-day genetic research and engineering and right through to the question of identity – because who would have thought how much of our personality is defined by our genes and how interesting genes can be?
A book in pace with the times: it covers CRISPR and also explains how inoculation with mRna vaccines against coronavirus works.
The first illustrated non-fiction book to explains the world of genetics and heredity to children – with exciting ideas for their own experiments
A scientifically sound work compiled by experts in the field of genetics
Mieke Scheier‘s illustrations facilitate an understanding of this highly complex subject