We Are Electric : The New Science of Our Body’s Electrome-9781838853365

We Are Electric : The New Science of Our Body’s Electrome by Adee, Sally

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Author: Adee, Sally

History of science

Published on 1 February 2024 by Canongate Books in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 352 pages
197 x 128 x 23 | 244g

A BEST BOOK OF 2023 FOR THE TELEGRAPH, FINANCIAL TIMES, NEW SCIENTIST AND STYLIST A NEXT BIG IDEA CLUB MUST READ 2023Discover the next frontier of scientific understanding: your body's electrome.

Every cell in your body - bones, skin, nerves, muscle - has a voltage, like a tiny battery. This bioelectricity is why your brain can send signals to your body, why it develops and how it heals itself.

In We Are Electric, award-winning science writer Sally Adee explores the colourful history of bioelectricity and journeys into the remarkable future of the discipline, through today's laboratories where real-world medical applications are being developed.