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The Spark of Life: Electricity in the Human Body by Frances Ashcroft


a full of life exploration of the unexpected function that electricality performs in our bodies.

What occurs throughout a heart attack? Can any individual actually die of fright? what's death, anyway? How does electroshock remedy affect the brain? what's consciousness? The answers to these questions lie within the electricalal indications repeatedly touring via our bodies, riding our emotions, our movements, and even the thrashing of our hearts.

The historical past of ways scientists discovered the function of electricality within the human frame is a colorful one, stuffed with peculiar personalities, fierce debates, and good experiments. moreover, provide-day research on electricality and ion channels has created one of the most enjoyable fields in science, losing mild on stipulations starting from diabetes and bronchial asthma to cystic fibrosis, migraines, and male infertility. With inimidesk wit and a transparent, recent voice, award-winning researcher Frances Ashcroft weaves in combination compelling actual-lifestyles tales with the contemporary medical findings, giving us a impressive account of the frame electrical. five0 illustrations
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author: Frances Ashcroftwriter: W. W. Norton cff0478 Com..Binding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: 3five2

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