Killer Diseases

Author(s): Hazel Richardson

Children Non Fiction

This series provides a beginner's guide to a wide range of scientific concepts and topical issues affecting our daily lives. "Killer Diseases" examines the origins and causes of terminal diseases and their treatment, exploring potential future threats.


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John Gribbin is an internationally renowned author, broadcaster, journalist and research scientist with a unique capacity for explaining difficult scientific subjects to the widest possible audience. He has written 50 books, amongst which are highly acclaimed titles such as In search of the Double Helix and in Search of the Big Bang.

Our greatest threat; the causes of disease; how infections occur; killers of the past; urban ills; the worst plagues; drugs and vaccines; modern killers; modern threats; potential pandemics; future disease trends.

General Fields

  • : 9780751373561
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
  • : November 2002
  • : 178mm X 129mm X 6mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 616
  • : 72
  • : 100 photographs and illustrations, glossary, index
  • : Hazel Richardson