You'll learn all about the organelles and proteins inside cells, and how they support cellular functions; the processes of transcription and translation, and your genes' role in synthesizing proteins; the pieces that make up our genetic code, like nucleotides, codons, introns, and exons; the processes of DNA replication, mitosis and cytokinesis; and genetic terminology like transduction and cloning, and the role of molecular biology in medicine. Whether you need a molecular biology refresher or you're just fascinated by the science of life, The Manga Guide to Molecular Biology will give you a uniquely fun and informative introduction. (from the cover)
Using humor and research, the authors review sex toys, share sex education, interview sex workers, and crack horrible, horrible puns, all in the name of promoting sex positivity. (publisher description)
This collection was a fund-raising project in 1987-88 to benefit people with HIV and AIDS. Topics range from critiques of the people and institutions that helped foster ignorance about HIV and AIDS to educational comics aimed at dispelling myths and sharing safe sex education.
We live in a world of viruses, biological entities to be confronted not by superheroes in capes but by scientists and informed citizens during their everyday lives. From the bustle of the airport to the wide expanse of the ocean to the remote tundra of the Arctic, viruses infect many different fronts in fascinatingly unique ways. This is a graphic novel that contains the thrilling true stories of well-known threats like foot and mouth disease, HIV, the flu, and HPV, as well as the lesser-known but helpful role that viruses play in saving global ecosystems from out-of-control blooms of algae. (publisher description)