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Ashcroft, Frances M
The spark of life : electricity in the human body / Frances Ashcroft ; line drawings by Ronan Mahon
1st American ed
New York : Norton, 2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QP341 .A77 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Electrophysiology -- Popular works
Human physiology
Physical Description 339 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-319) and index
Contents Introduction: I sing the body electric -- The age of wonder -- Molecular pores -- Acting on impulse -- Mind the gap -- Muscling in on the action -- Les poissons trembleurs -- The heart of the matter -- Life and death -- The doors of perception -- All wired up -- Mind matters -- Shocking treatment
Summary A spectacular account of the body electric, showing how, from before conception to the last breath we draw, electrical signals in our cells are essential to everything we think and do
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