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Deftly captures the lives of remarkable people propelled by circumstance and their own considerable courage onto the blazing frontier of science and medicine.-- "Brad Stone, New York Times bestselling author"
Piore is a gifted and assiduous reporter. He embeds himself in frightening and complicated places and he gets the story.-- "Jon Ronson, New York Times bestselling author" --This text refers to the audioCD edition.
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For millennia, humans have tried and often failed to master nature and transcend our limits. But this has started to change. Weaving together vivid storytelling and groundbreaking science, The Body Builders dives into the current revolution in human augmentation and explores how it helps us triumph over the boundaries of our bodies and our minds.--Booklist --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.
- ASIN : B01CCV2EVC
- Publisher : Ecco; Reprint edition (March 14, 2017)
- Publication date : March 14, 2017
- Language : English
- File size : 879 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 377 pages
- Lending : Not Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #712,280 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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I use cases and quotes from this book in my biology class. It engaged my students and harnessed the power of 3D instruction. Students liked the readings that reinforced content. They posted questions and brainstormed engineering ideas.