The human body : the story of how we protect, repair, and make ourselves stronger (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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The human body : the story of how we protect, repair, and make ourselves stronger

Author: H P Newquist
Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, [2015]
Series: Invention & impact.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An exploration of the objects that scientists and tinkerers throughout history have invented to protect, repair, or improve our bodies."--
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Genre/Form: Literature
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H P Newquist
ISBN: 9780451476432 0451476433
OCLC Number: 907494893
Notes: "Invention & impact."
Target Audience: Ages 8-12.; Grades 4 to 6.
Description: 112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 x 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Body parts --
The medicine cabinet --
Tools and treatments.
Series Title: Invention & impact.
Responsibility: by HP Newquist.

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This book looks at one of the most complex systems on planet Earth: the human body. From artificial eyeballs to aspirin to 3-D printed body parts, this first Invention & Impact book profiles the  Read more...

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The human body

by rclibrarian (WorldCat user published 2016-04-05) Very Good Permalink

Wonderful color photos and easy to understand text document the history of medical devices and medicines. Topics cover everything from soap to hearing aids and from Army ant sutures to CT scans.

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