What is the Controversy Over Stem Cell Research? by Isabel Thomas


What is the Controversy Over Stem Cell Research? by Isabel Thomas

This book explains what stem cells are, where they come from, and what doctors and scientists hope to be able to do with them. If they're so useful, why is there so much controversy over their use? Are there any viable alternatives?

About the Author

Isabel Thomas

ISABEL THOMAS is a science writer who has been shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize. She writes exciting non-fiction and fiction for children. When she's not writing, you'll find her experimenting, inventing, drawing, exploring and wearing out her library card. Her books include What You Need To Know Now, shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards. Isabel read Human Sciences at Oxford University, before working in journalism and children's publishing. She lives in Cambridge, where she's zookeeper to three young sons and a primary school governor.

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48 pages
Interest Age: From 11


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Publication date

14th February 2013



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