About this book
Feted and fetishised, breasts are an evolutionary masterpiece. They are now getting bigger, arriving earlier and attracting newfangled chemicals. This investigation follows the life cycle of the breast, asking what makes them so mercurial and so vulnerable, and takes the author on a journey through the fields of anthropology, biology and medicine, and the plastic surgeon's office.
In this informative and highly entertaining account, intrepid science reporter Williams sets out to uncover the latest scientific findings from the fields of anthropology, biology, and medicine. Her investigation follows the life cycle of the breast from puberty to pregnancy to menopause.
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