Alex Raynham "The Human Body"

Alex Raynham "The Human Body"

Alex Raynham "The Human Body"

 

Alex Raynham

Most of the time, we don’t even stop to think about our bodies. We talk, work, cat, walk, sleep, and play, and all the time this amazing machine, the human body, does everything we need it to. Nerves, muscles, skin, heart, brain, and hundreds of other parts work together day and night without stopping. New parts are made all the time, and when things go wrong, the body can often repair itself.

And there is no end to the extraordinary stories about the human body - from the blind man who rides a bicycle through the traffic, to the twins who met at the age of thirty-five, to the man who survived twenty-two hours in the snow on Mount Everest. Get ready to be amazed...

 

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