At the beginning of this century enormous progress had been made in genetics. The Human Genome Project finished sequencing human DNA. It seemed it was only a matter of time until we had all the answers to the secrets of life on this planet.
Nessa Carey presents a thrilling and timely snapshot of gene editing and CRISPR, the cutting-edge science that will revolutionise the way we prevent disease and radically alter our futures.
A fascinatingly presented biography of the great Victorian physicist James Clerk Maxwell and his 'demon', a tiny but thoroughly disruptive thought experiment that has taxed the greatest minds in science.
A sequel to Sean Connolly's "Wholly Irresponsible Experiments", this title features experiments that demonstrate the magic of science. It shows budding experimenters how to make a submarine, create their own 'Red Sky at Night', and manage a crystal harvest.