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Biology is the science of life. It involves the study of plants, animals and people - alive or dead. This book shows how, through the ages, biologists carried out gruesome tests and gory experiments. You can read how the ancient Egyptians made their mummies, how maggots helped solve a great mystery, and why a famous biologist gave a young boy a deadly disease on purpose!
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John Townsend has been in teaching for 25 years, and has been a full-time writer since January 2003. He has written more than sixty books for young people, on such wide-ranging subjects as monsters, urban legends, spiders, computer crime, and spies. He has also written the recent thrillers The Hand and The Omen and the Ghost. He lives in England.
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Book Description Heinemann-Raintree, 2007. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1410923762