Epigenetics is the most exciting field in biology today, developing our understanding of how and why we inherit certain traits, develop diseases and age, and evolve as a species.
This non-fiction comic book introduces us to genetics, cell biology and the fascinating science of epigenetics, which is rapidly filling in the gaps in our knowledge, allowing us to make huge advances in medicine. We’ll look at what identical twins can teach us about the epigenetic effects of our environment and experiences, why certain genes are 'switched on' or off at various stages of embryonic development, and how scientists have reversed the specialization of cells to clone frogs from a single gut cell.
In Introducing Epigenetics, Cath Ennis and Oliver Pugh pull apart the double helix, examining how the epigenetic building blocks and messengers that interpret and edit our genes help to make us, well, us.
Emmi, Jay and Ryker are rock-climbing in the mountains when a storm hits, ruining their field trip. As they descend Seaside Peak, Hazmat radios from base, delivering some bad news — national security is at risk! A Navy submarine is unable to upload top-secret data because the storm has knocked down the antenna on Seaside Peak. With the window of opportunity for the transmission running out, team Recon will have to find a way to get to the antenna soon!
New York, 1980. Though the world was in turmoil, the U.S. Olympic hockey team united Americans on February 22. The Soviet Union had dominated Olympic hockey and they were aggressively invading the Middle East. Many felt the Soviets were unstoppable. Skate with the 20 young American men who made history when they did just that in this inspiring graphic novel. Maps, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles an exciting addition to classroom discussion.
Join Stick Cat and his incomparable sidekick Edith on another dangerous, epic, and hilarious rescue mission in Tom Watson's Stick Cat: Cats in the City!
With over-the-top fun and humor, this scrumptious story features Tom Watson's trademark laughs, adventure, and hilarious stick-figure drawings, perfect for fans of the Stick Dog, Big Nate, and Diary of a Wimpy Kid books.
Stick Cat is going somewhere he's never been before-his best friend Edith's apartment. It's got everything: donut crumbs in the sink, a fire escape, and a window with a great view of the big city. While admiring the view, Stick Cat sees trouble. Hazel, the bagel maker, is in serious danger in the building across the alley. Stick Cat will use his smarts-and Edith's appetite-to devise a rescue plan. But can Hazel hang on long enough for this dynamic duo to save her?
Out of the great halls of Asgard, home of the Norse Gods...came one of the greatest Norse legends. Thor, powerful god of thunder, and his brother Loki, the trickster, were eager to resolve an argument: Does strength always win, or do brains always beat brawn? To find an answer, they travel to the strange and forbidding land of giants. There they will face a series of challenges that will prove once and for all which god is right. Or will it?
When a new kid named Eric Stone comes to Seaside High, he recruits Ryker and Jay to help create an invention for the National Science Competition. The three teens make a great team, but soon, strange accidents befall Hazmat and Emmi, and they grow suspicious of the new kid. Ryker and Jay insist that Eric is legit and accompany him to his secret lab to finish their project. Suddenly, their high-tech invention turns on them, and Eric is behind the controls! Is Eric out to put an end to Recon Academy?
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