The Secret Body, UK Edition | 1.51 MB
English | 466 Pages
Title: The Secret Body
Author: Daniel M Davis
'A perfect blend of cutting-edge science and compelling storytelling. Daniel Davis has a rare knack for making complex science comprehensible and thrilling' BILL BRYSON
Welcome to a revolution in the science of you.
Recent and dramatic breakthroughs in our understanding of the body will profoundly change the experience of being human in the coming century. Already they are opening up boundary-breaking possibilities for intervention at every level, from our brains and genes to our microbiomes and immune systems. These will confer unprecedented powers over health, childhood development, our cognitive and physical abilities, and affect every aspect of how we live our lives and think about ourselves. As the secrets of our bodies are revealed, we all will face previously unthinkable choices with consequences we have yet to understand.
Imagine knowing years in advance the precise likelihood of developing specific cancers, thanks to a bespoke understanding of...