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Alanna Collen - Author


Alanna Collen is a science writer, with both bachelor's and master's degrees in biology from Imperial College London, and a PhD in evolutionary biology from University College London and the Zoological Society of London. She is a well-travelled zoologist, an expert in bat echolocation, and an accidental collector of tropical diseases. During her scientific career, Alanna has written for the Sunday Times Magazine, as well as about wildlife for ARKive.org. She has appeared on numerous radio and television programmes, including BBC Radio 4's Tribes of Science and Saturday Live, and BBC One's adventure-wildlife show Lost Land of the Volcano. She lives in Bedfordshire with her husband.

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10% Human How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness by Alanna Collen
10% Human How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness
Alanna Collen
There's more to being human than you think. in this groundbreaking book Alanna Collen explains the new science of microbes and the vital role played in all of us by these organisms that make up 90% of the human body.
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/04/2015

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