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How to Code a Human

Exploring the DNA Blueprints That Make Us Who We Are

Kat Arney


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What is a genetic superhero? Can genetics affect your love life and mental health? Does DNA have the potential to unlock the answers to all medical problems? Take a mind-bending journey through the world of DNA, exploring how it encodes our genes and makes us unique. Featuring stunning illustrations and infographics, this insightful guide investigates all aspects of modern genetics, from the evolution of our species to inherited disease, from junk DNA to the molecular processes inside our cells.

Andra(c) Deutsch, 9780233005171, 192pp.

Publication Date: April 3, 2018

About the Author

Dr. Kat Arney is a writer, broadcaster, and public speaker who has co-presented the award-winning podcast Naked Scientists for the past decade as well as the monthly Naked Genetics. She regularly contributes to New Scientist and the Guardian, and her book Herding Hemingway's Cats: Understanding How Our Genes Work was published by Bloomsbury. Dr. Arney holds a PhD in developmental biology from Cambridge University. See