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The Making of You: A Journey from Cell to Human It s the first great mystery where did you come from How did your cells know what to build What are bones made from When did your eyes start working, and what did they see Join Katharina Vestre on an adventure to relive your very first moments From your first cell to your first breath, this is your story as you have never heard it beforeDid you know that it took three attempts to make your kidneys Or that tiny twirling hairs on your back showed your other organs where to go Or that hiccups are probably a legacy from our ancient, underwater ancestors With the help of some cutting edge science and a wry sense of humour, Vestre reveals all this and Like how sperm know which way to swim Why sex and gender are complicated than one might think What you have in common with every living being, and why you are uniqueSet off on a true voyage of discovery through an inner universe whose secrets we are still unravelling A miniature drama of cosmic significance, this is the amazing story of how you became you

10 thoughts on “The Making of You: A Journey from Cell to Human

  1. says:

    Maza, interesanta gr mati a par m su visu ra anos no mazas ni as l dz tikko dzimu am b b tim.Vien d s dev s popul ra un zin tniska It k paviegls las mais, bet par gana sare tu t mu.Daudz p rsteigumu nebija, dr z k ball t s faktu dal anai Izr d s, daudz g nu at ifr an ir pal dz ju as un varon gi piespiedu k rt ziedoju s maz s m

  2. says:

    Jeg er 100% objektiv og gir denne boka fem stjerner

  3. says:

    Prie prad dama sakyti bet k , pirmiausia privalau pagirti tok subtil ir tok gra knygos vir el Vos j pama iusi simyl jau Ir ne d l to, kad knyga ir viskas joje man iuo metu artima O d l to, kad viskas kas lie ia k dikius, visada b na ro inis, ydras ar baltas, ar pastelinis O ia tamsus, be joki blizgal ir eleganti kas Kas irgi yra retas

  4. says:

    3.5 This is a sprightly layman s guide to genetics and embryology, written by a University of Oslo biosciences doctoral research fellow Addressed in the second person, as the title suggests, the book traces your development from the sperm Leeuwenhoek studied under a microscope up to labor and delivery Vestre looks at all the major organs

  5. says:

    What a mind blowing, clearly written book revealing the incredible genius and complexity of you That s right, you who is reading this You are a collection of millions of highly specialized cells that create networks, systems, complex movements and chemistry And is even self replicating.One must pause and reflect every few pages.This isn t a b

  6. says:

    Pe l ng toate detaliile de genetica, cartea chiar mi a pl cut A fost tiin a pe n elesul oricui.Mi a pl cut felul de a povesti, de a explica chestii complexe ntr o maniera amuzanta, accesibila i u or de n eles.

  7. says:

    I love babies and children I think they are the most entertaining creatures on the planet I still remember the stories told in the book This Is Going To Hurt by Adam Kay, he is a doctor who specialises in childbirth So many horrendous and beautiful stories were told in that book and I was drawn to The Making of You to learnin depth about baby develop

  8. says:

    Veldig interessant og lettlesen, og forfattaren har ei god stemme Imellom blir det s lettlese og munnleg at eg lurer p om boka eigentleg er for barn Den er g veldig kort, og mange av kapitla er s korte at dei ikkje kjennest fullstendige Eg sit igjen med veldig mange sp rsm l, men det er heller p grunn av mangel p informasjon enn at det er utfordrande les

  9. says:

    Oerh rt fascinerade och relativt l ttillg nglig l sning om m nniskans utveckling fr n cell till nyf dd Fint att f rfattaren i st llet f r att skriva en bok riktad till blivande mammor och pappor i st llet riktar sig till alla eftersom vi alla f tt v r b rjan i en cell som delar sig, eftersom vi alla vuxit i en livmoder.

  10. says:

    I adore this book very very very much that I am going to reread it in the future.It is a short guidebook of how the humans are developed within theirs mothers tummy.My favourite chapter is that about how our senses have developed.

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About the Author: Katharina Vestre

Katharina Vestre 1992 er stipendiat ved Institutt for biovitenskap, Universitetet i Oslo Hun har skrevet popul rvitenskapelige artikler for tidsskriftet Argument, Aftenposten Viten og Forskningsr dets nettsider for barn og unge

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