Synopsis: What Makes You You? is a mind-blowing introduction to the building blocks of life, DNA, what it is, how it works, and what we can do with it. Breaking down complex scientific concepts and processes into digestible bite-sized chunks; Gill Arbuthnott seamlessly explains everything from the basics of evolution to the incredible achievements of modern day genetic research in an accessible, insightful and brilliantly interesting way. Packed with amazing 3D style illustrations and explanatory diagrams that jump off the page as well as amazing tales of scientific discoveries and what’s in store for the future, Gill truly brings science to life.
Published: July 2013 | ISBN-13: 978-1408194065
Author’s Blog/Homepage: http://gillarbuthnott.wordpress.com
The judges of The Royal Society Young People’s Award said:
This book takes a contemporary look at genetics, telling the story behind some of the key discoveries and scientists in the field. It has a great narrative, and discusses some of the topical issues of today.
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