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Microscopic Life
Author: Richard Walker

ISBN: 9780753410646
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 63
Published: 21 August 2006
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.5 x 23.0 x 0.5
Microscopic Life explores the world of tiny organisms that exist alongside us, from the bacteria in our bodies to the mites that live in our carpets.

Meet the fungi and moulds that help us in our daily lives, as well as the microscopic worms and viruses that can cause worldwide epidemics.

Discover how we study them through microscopes and learn how scientists work with them to find cures for disease and make the world a healthier place.

About the Author

Richard Walker is an award-winning author who has written many books for all age groups in the areas of natural history, human biology and science. He has a BSc and PhD in zoology, in which he studied parasitology, and he spent several years teaching biology and science in London schools before becoming a full-time writer based in London. Richard won the 2002 Aventis Prize for Science Books Junior Prize.

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