Secrets of the Human Body by Chris van Tulleken,Xand van Tulleken,Andrew Cohen

By Chris van Tulleken,Xand van Tulleken,Andrew Cohen

206 bones. One center. eyes. Ten hands. you might imagine we all know what makes up a human. however it seems bodies are filled with surprises.

What makes tears of pleasure varied from tears of sadness?

Why is a intestine feeling rather a lot smarter than you think?

And why is ninety% of you no longer even human?

You might imagine you recognize the human physique – middle, lungs, mind and bones – yet it’s time to re-examine. Your physique is filled with amazing mysteries that technological know-how is barely simply commencing to comprehend. This ebook, which accompanies an important new BBC television programme, turns your wisdom of the human physique on its head. major us via all of those revelations are tales of daily miracles – the human tales that bind each folks jointly in the course of the common phases of existence. From the main severe environments on the earth, to the main severe occasions, we exhibit the extreme skills each human shares.

Combining state-of-the-art technology with state-of-the-art know-how, we see the human physique like by no means ahead of. that includes pioneering professional images, a brand new iteration of electronic results will let us trap a tantalising glimpse underneath our epidermis, prime you to find the secrets and techniques that make each traditional human physique … extraordinary.

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