The legend and lore of the ships and buccaneers who ruled the high seas have long captivated the imagination. PIRATES explores some of the most iconic figures to sail under the Jolly Roger and the shipwrecks they left in their wake. Some highlights include: chronicles of ancient seafaring cultures, the latest discoveries in underwater archaeology, and a look at enduring myths and legends
National Geographic’s special edition, single-topic issue “The Future of Medicine” takes an in-depth look at cutting-edge technologies that are changing medicine as we know it. Scientists are developing precision-medicine practices that will tailor prevention, diagnosis, and treatment to an individual’s biochemical makeup. The most high- definition look at an entire human body is being developed as a digital virtual cadaver that will change medical education and research. Meanwhile, a new generation embraces ancient Chinese remedies and the United States posts one of the developed world’s highest rates of pregnancy-related deaths.
The perfect balance between learning and fun! A must-have for children ages 6 and up. Each issue is packed with colorful photos, games, puzzles, fun features and facts about animals, science, technology, and more.