Once you read this book, blood tests, kisses and glasses of milk will never be the same.
In A Single Drop, Åsmund H. Eikenes spurts out funny stories about blood, sweat and tears, and mixes them together with grand revelations about more than 50 vastly different bodily fluids.The latest research tells us that our inner juices are far more important than you might think. Tiny little snot droplets can stay airborne for a whopping ten minutes after a mighty sneeze, mucus from the cervix guides healthy sperm cells on their way to the egg, and young people’s blood may contain the secret recipe to eternal life.
This book is about people and their bodily fluids. Through sensational stories and page-turning popular education, you will develop new insights into your bodily fluids. This is pop-science at its best. Get engrossed by the grossness of the fluids!
Translation rights sold to USA (World English rights) and France.
Åsmund H. Eikenes (b. 1986) holds a PhD in cellular biology from the Centre for Cancer Biomedicine at the Univ. of Oslo. He has a great ability to impart specialist knowledge to the layman. In 2016 he wrote an evolutionary book named Your hands. A voyage of discovery from fins to fingers /Handboka – alt du vil vite om hendene dine – og litt til.