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    • The Modern Scholar

    • Basic Human Anatomy: The Beauty of Form and Function
    • By: Professor John K. Young
    • Narrated by: Professor John K. Young
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91

    The structures that lie beneath our skin represent a remarkable and beautiful assortment of biological mechanisms that are essential for our lives. However, we often take these structures for granted. In these 14 fascinating lectures, a basic overview of the human body, its physical features, biological systems, and general functioning will be presented for the benefit of anyone from budding medical students to curious laymen.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well organized!

    • By Bennett on 11-20-09

    Regular price: $49.95

    • The Modern Scholar

    • The Building Blocks of Human Life: Understanding Mature Cells and Stem Cells
    • By: Professor John K. Young
    • Narrated by: John K. Young
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    In clear, concise language, Professor Young explains the basic categories of cells and tissues and then delves into their specialized functions, whether it be for muscle cells and nervous tissue or the cells of reproductive organs and the highly unusual entities known as "extreme" cells. Finally, Professor Young wraps up the lectures with a topic of universal interest-the death and aging of cells.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Packed with information, for serious readers

    • By C. on 12-08-08

    Regular price: $49.95