The Essential Science series makes the difficult and fascinating world of cutting-edge science accessible to everyone with a stimulating mix of lively illustrations and jargon-free text. Important scientific theories are explained clearly in these authoritative guides that feature cross-references, glossaries, and thorough indexes. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Where did HIV really come form? What happens when bacteria become resistant to all known antibiotics? Why do researchers dread working the Ebola virus? What is germ warfare? In this account of human diseases from the first great plagues to the modern day, science author Hazel Richardson explains the origins ad causes of disease, examines the major life-threatening illnesses and their treatments and discusses potential future risks to our health.
About the Author: John Gribbin is an internationally renowned author, broadcaster, journalist and research scientist with a unique capacity for explaining difficult scientific subjects to the widest possible audience. He has written 50 books, amongst which are highly acclaimed titles such as In search of the Double Helix and in Search of the Big Bang.
Title: Killer Diseases
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd [Gardners Books]
Publication Date: 2002
Binding: Trade Paper
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description DK, 2002. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Ex-library. Posted from the UK. Seller Inventory # mon0000152340
Book Description DK, 2002. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Dispatched daily from the UK. Seller Inventory # mon0000060649
Book Description Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd, 2002. Condition: Fair. This book has soft covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Seller Inventory # 3242735
Book Description Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd, 2002. Paperback. Condition: Used; Good. **SHIPPED FROM UK** We believe you will be completely satisfied with our quick and reliable service. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Buy with confidence!. Seller Inventory # 3077036