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Child Is Born

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ISBN-10: 0224089951

ISBN-13: 9780224089951

Edition: 5th 2009 (Large Type)

Authors: Lennart Nilsson

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In 1965 Lennart Nilsson published images from inside the human uterus, the first photographs of prenatal life. The book that was to follow, A Child is Born, stunned the world – offering an unprecedented glimpse at the unseen world within our bodies, and our own beginnings.Using high-definition ultrasound technique, scanning electron and light microscopes, and advanced fibre optics Lennart Nilsson documents the miracle of human reproduction: the egg travelling down the fallopian tube; the sperm racing to meet it; the moment of fertilization; the very first cell division; the tiny embryo attaching to the uterine wall; the growth of eyes, ears, fingers and toes; and finally the moment of…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Publication date: 10/1/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 228
Size: 10.79" wide x 12.32" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English