Stem Cells Are Everywhere! – a picture book by Irv Weissman

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Written by a pioneer in stem cell research, this is an engaging introduction to the topic for young children and adults alike. How do you heal when you cut your skin or break a bone? How does your body keep making new blood or brain cells, or even second teeth? How does a plant keep growing larger? The answers lie in stem cells, which are found in every growing plant and animal. Keeping the subject simple enough for young readers, a pioneer of stem cell research explains cells, tissues, normal growth, what can go wrong, and how to fix it.

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Stem Cells Are EverywhereStem Cells Are Everywhere

by Irving Weissman, M.D.

Written by a pioneer in stem cell research, this is an engaging introduction to the topic for young children and adults alike. How do you heal when you cut your skin or break a bone? How does your body keep making new blood or brain cells, or even second teeth? How does a plant keep growing larger? The answers lie in stem cells, which are found in every growing plant and animal. Keeping the subject simple enough for young readers, a pioneer of stem cell research explains cells, tissues, normal growth, what can go wrong, and how to fix it.

 

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Written by a pioneer in stem cell research, this is an engaging introduction to the topic for young children and adults alike. How do you heal when you cut your skin or break a bone? How does your body keep making new blood or brain cells, or even second teeth? How does a plant keep growing larger? The answers lie in stem cells, which are found in every growing plant and animal. Keeping the subject simple enough for young readers, a pioneer of stem cell research explains cells, tissues, normal growth, what can go wrong, and how to fix it.

 

Author Irv Weissman, M.D.About the Author

Irv Weissman, MD, is the director of the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine at Stanford University. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, he was the first to purify blood-forming stem cells in both mice and humans. He is a winner of the Robert Koch prize and the Lewis S. Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in Basic Medical Science. He lives in Palo Alto, California.

 

             

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STEM CELLS Are Everywhere Sample Page

STEM CELLS Are Everywhere Sample Page

STEM CELLS Are Everywhere Sample Page

STEM CELLS Are Everywhere Sample Page

STEM CELLS Are Everywhere Sample Page

                                                                                                                                       

For ages 7-9

JUVENILE NONFICTION

46 PAGES, 8 X 8

FORMATS: TRADE PAPER

TRADE PAPER, $8.99 (US $8.99) (CA $10.99)

PUBLICATION DATE: JULY 2016

ISBN 9780989792493

 

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Written by a pioneer in stem cell research, this is an engaging introduction to the topic for young children and adults alike. How do you heal when you cut your skin or break a bone? How does your body keep making new blood or brain cells, or even second teeth? How does a plant keep growing larger? The answers lie in stem cells, which are found in every growing plant and animal. Keeping the subject simple enough for young readers, a pioneer of stem cell research explains cells, tissues, normal growth, what can go wrong, and how to fix it.