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Mutants: On the Form, Varieties and Errors of the Human Body - Armand Marie Leroi
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[SR: 37295], Paperback, [EAN: 9780006531647], Harper Perennial, Harper Perennial, Book, [PU: Harper Perennial], 2005-05-03, Harper Perennial, Full of fascinating and bizarre cases of genetic mutation and irregularity, 'Mutants' is an amazing exploration of the human form in all its beautiful and unique guises. Why are most of us born with one nose, two legs, ten fingers and twenty-four ribs - and some of us not? Why do most of us stop growing in our teens - while others just keep going? Why do some us have heads of red hair - and others no hair at all? The human genome, we are told, makes us what we are. But how? Armand Marie Leroi takes us to the extremes of human mutation - from the grotesque to the beautiful, and often both at the same time - to explain how we become what we are. Through the tales of long-lived Croatian dwarves, ostrich-footed Wadoma tribesmen, sex-changing French convent girls, and many more wonders of human development, Leroi has written a brilliant narrative account of our genetic grammar and people whose bodies have revealed it., 270847, Diseases & Disorders, 270852, Immunology, 270855, Infectious & Contagious Diseases, 270860, Oncology, 270842, Internal Medicine, 270767, Medical & Healthcare Practitioners, 74, Health, Family & Lifestyle, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 270830, History of Medicine, 271389, Other Historical Subjects, 65, History, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 277942, Genetics, 277912, Biological Sciences, 57, Science & Nature, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 922520, Popular Maths, 278320, Mathematics, 57, Science & Nature, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 922940, Genetics, 922868, Popular Science, 57, Science & Nature, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 571558, Genetics, 564340, Biology, 564334, Scientific, Technical & Medical, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 571538, Human Biology, 564340, Biology, 564334, Scientific, Technical & Medical, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 276412, Anthropology, 496628, Customs & Folklore, 276456, Ethnography & Ethnology, 275944, Festivals & Celebrations, 496632, Methodology, 276415, Physical, 276413, Social & Cultural, 276411, Social Sciences, 60, Society, Politics & Philosophy, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books

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[SR: 37295], Paperback, [EAN: 9780006531647], Harper Perennial, Harper Perennial, Book, [PU: Harper Perennial], 2005-05-03, Harper Perennial, Full of fascinating and bizarre cases of genetic mutation and irregularity, 'Mutants' is an amazing exploration of the human form in all its beautiful and unique guises. Why are most of us born with one nose, two legs, ten fingers and twenty-four ribs - and some of us not? Why do most of us stop growing in our teens - while others just keep going? Why do some us have heads of red hair - and others no hair at all? The human genome, we are told, makes us what we are. But how? Armand Marie Leroi takes us to the extremes of human mutation - from the grotesque to the beautiful, and often both at the same time - to explain how we become what we are. Through the tales of long-lived Croatian dwarves, ostrich-footed Wadoma tribesmen, sex-changing French convent girls, and many more wonders of human development, Leroi has written a brilliant narrative account of our genetic grammar and people whose bodies have revealed it., 270847, Diseases & Disorders, 270852, Immunology, 270855, Infectious & Contagious Diseases, 270860, Oncology, 270842, Internal Medicine, 270767, Medical & Healthcare Practitioners, 74, Health, Family & Lifestyle, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 270830, History of Medicine, 271389, Other Historical Subjects, 65, History, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 277942, Genetics, 277912, Biological Sciences, 57, Science & Nature, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 922520, Popular Maths, 278320, Mathematics, 57, Science & Nature, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 922940, Genetics, 922868, Popular Science, 57, Science & Nature, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 571558, Genetics, 564340, Biology, 564334, Scientific, Technical & Medical, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 571538, Human Biology, 564340, Biology, 564334, Scientific, Technical & Medical, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 276412, Anthropology, 496628, Customs & Folklore, 276456, Ethnography & Ethnology, 275944, Festivals & Celebrations, 496632, Methodology, 276415, Physical, 276413, Social & Cultural, 276411, Social Sciences, 60, Society, Politics & Philosophy, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books

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Full of fascinating and bizarre cases of genetic mutation and irregularity, Mutants is an amazing exploration of the human form in all its beautiful and unique guises. Why are most of us born with one nose, two legs, ten fingers and twenty-four ribs -- and some of us not? Why do most of us stop growing in our teens -- while others just keep going? Why do some us have heads of red hair -- and others no hair at all? The human genome, we are told, makes us what we are. But how? Armand Marie Leroi takes us to the extremes of human mutation -- from the grotesque to the beautiful, and often both at the same time -- to explain how we become what we are. Through the tales of long-lived Croatian dwarves, ostrich-footed Wadoma tribesmen, sex-changing French convent girls, and many more wonders of human development, Leroi has written a brilliant narrative account of our genetic grammar and people whose bodies have revealed it.; Non-Fiction>Science and Nature>Biology>Genetics; Paperback, HarperCollins Publishers

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Fascinating narrative history of medicine and of what happens when molecular genetics are formed abnormally in a human. Features a host of remarkable case studies including a girl who changed sex during puberty and a an excessively hairy family that was kept at the Burmese Royal Court for four generations. It tied-in to a three-part Channel 4 series. A second series is currently under discussion. This book won the Guardian First Book Award and the Aventis Prize in hardback. "Leroi writes beautifully, charging his case studies with drama and pathos" "Time Out"

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780006531647
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0006531644
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Publishing year: 2005
Publisher: HARPER PERENNIAL
Weight: 0,322 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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