Author(s): Anne Rooney
Medicine has been practiced for thousands of years, from the use of plants as medicine, to simple procedures as splinting broken bones. But over the last 200 years we have made huge progress. We now use tools and techniques our ancestors could never have imagined. In this book, find out: If stem cells could help cure many different diseases? If microscopic robots will one day carry out surgery inside blood vessels? If crocodile blood and fish slime could produce important new drugs?