The Life Project: The Extraordinary Story of Our Ordinary Lives

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Penguin Books, Limited, 2017 - Demographic surveys - 399 pages
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The Life Project: The Extraordinary Story of 70,000 Ordinary Lives

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Britain's National Survey of Health and Development is the longest-running interdisciplinary epidemiological cohort study, tracking individuals from birth through old age. In March 1946, visiting ... Read full review

THE LIFE PROJECT: The Extraordinary Story of 70,000 Ordinary Lives

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Award-winning Nature journalist Pearson chronicles a series of groundbreaking longitudinal, cradle-to-grave birth-cohort studies begun by British scientists in the aftermath of World War II.At a time ... Read full review

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Helen Pearson is a science journalist and editor for the international science journal Nature. She has been writing for Nature since 2001 and her stories have won accolades including the 2010 Wistar Institute Science Journalism Award and two best feature awards from the Association of British Science Writers. Based in London, she has a PhD in genetics and spent eight of her years with Nature in New York.

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