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Animal Electricity

How We Learned That the Body and Brain Are Electric Machines

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HARDCOVER

$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674736818

Publication Date: 02/15/2016

Text

352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

28 halftones, 31 line illustrations

World

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Animal Electricity
  • 2. A World of Cells, Molecules, and Atoms
  • 3. The Animal Battery
  • 4. Hodgkin and Huxley before the War
  • 5. The Mystery of Nerve Conduction Explained
  • 6. Heart to Heart
  • 7. Nerve to Muscle
  • 8. Use It or Lose It
  • 9. Broadcasting in the Volume Conductor
  • 10. The Bionic Century
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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