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With a focus on rare diseases, inclusion and disability, BookLab publishes scientific books for the public. Our publications are developed in collaboration with scientists, artists and writers. Available in several languages, many of our publications are distributed for free in numerous countries. For more information, download our catalogue.

The Rare Disease Gazette#4

By Collective

In this rare disease gazette, some experts discussed about neonatal testing for rare diseases and discover the history of Rosalind...

The Rare Disease Gazette #3

By Collective

In this issue of the "Rare Disease Gazette", Fondation Ipsen invited experts to debate on the detection of rare diseases....

The Rare Disease Gazette#2

By Collective

On this new issue find a conversation with world’s experts on rare disease diagnosis and the history of...

Life with asthma. Your control guide

By Collective

A collective book containing many tips and practical sheets will help you manage your...

Rare Disease Gazette #1

By Collective

Discover the first issue of the Rare Disease...

Ephemeral

By Twané (in collaboration with Prof. Philippe MOATI)

Kravin is a test subject for a new technology that implants a chip in the brain to broadcast advertisements during sleep. He is caught up in a frantic race for loyalty...

Warrior Movement Screen 

By Wounded Warriors Project

Developed and produced in collaboration with the US-based non-profit Wounded Warriors Project (501c3), the Warrior Movement Screen features a variety of movement and physical exercises for veterans....

My Science Project 

By Ron DUDLEY (aka Pookanu)

“I came out of a supermarket in central Washington DC and a man in dark classes asked if I wanted to buy a street paper from him. The vendors of such papers are often homeless or surviving on...

7 Questions to explain Coronavirus to children  

By Yannick TANGUY

A free book for children answering to the questions that children may ask about the Coronavirus and the reasons for the...

Leave a trace. Spring 2020

By Collective

This work is a collection of artistic proposals made by individuals during the singular lockdown period....

Story of poliomyelitis

By Florian DELVAL

From the first traces in ancient Egypt, to the discovery of vaccines and modern regulations, Florian Delval traces the history of polio, a history rich in discoveries and twists and...

Prosthesis

By Under the direction of de Valérie DELATTRE and Ryadh SALLEM

The long history of prosthesis is inextricably linked to the history of...

Early rehabilitation in conflicts and disasters

By Humanity & Inclusion

This is a translation from English of the guide Early Rehabilitation in Conflicts and Disasters published by Humanity Inclusion in January...

Sexual harassment of women. Climate, culture, and consequences in academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

By National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

This book is a translation of the NAS report on sexual harassment of women in academic...

Exercise and physical activity. Your daily guide

By Collective

Adapted from the Exercise and Physical Activity guide published by the National Institute on Aging at NIH, this book offers many tips and several types of exercises and physical activities to help...

Life with Alzheimer’s Disease. Your caregiver guide

By Collective

Sometimes, taking care of a person with Alzheimer’s Disease makes you feel good because you are providing love and comfort....

Sleep well. Your guide for a healthy sleep

By Collective

This book provide many tips and fact sheets will help you get a better quality of sleep and be healthier....

Glass ceiling

By Emilie TOSELLO (in collaboration Dr Olga MARKOVA)

“Thank you, good-bye …”, Meredith could not answer otherwise when she was told at the other end that she did not get the job she...

One of a kind

By Reptilian (in collaboration with Claire PEYTAVIN)

In the industrial group Le Plénier®, Ramona is struggling to find her place. In the hope of finally being recognized for her work as an engineer, she accepts a multi-month mission aboard an oil...

Gender chaos

By Kat-chan (in collaboration with Dr Natacha KADLUB)

Young doctor, Nohr works in the emergency room to become a general...

Synapse

By Kara7 (in collaboration with Dr Céline BONNAIRE)

“Synapse” is a new generation game console, specialized in virtual...

Post-me

By DarkHoni (in collaboration with Dr Jérémie SALVADERO)

In a world connected 24 hours a day, a teacher, admired by his students, gives life lessons via social...

Little Issue #1

By Little Issue

Learn measurements, be cautious about household hazards or explore the wonders of science... Little Issue invites children to discover the world around...

Little Issue #2

By Little Issue

Swim safely, make the water clean or win the race against Coronavirus... Little Issue accompanies you for a beginning of the year placed under the sign of...

Little Issue #3

By Little Issue

Fill up on surprises, find out why blood is red and memorize basic hygiene gestures in this new issue of Little...

Little Issue #4

By Little Issue

Find out what kind of friend you are, learn geometry and good eating habits for good health with this new Little Issue!...

My coloring book

By Collective

Discover how the human body works while having fun! All the little heroes from the first six albums of the collection are included in a colouring book “Curious Minds”. Hurry up, get your...

Cadherin is looking for a friend. Story of a protein 

By Dr Olga MARKOVA

Cadherin is a small protein waking up one day and feeling terribly alone near her house named “Golgi”. She refused much longer her loneliness and start a journey across this universe called...

Kimy sounds the alert. Story of the immune system

By Dr Marine STEFANUTTI

Kimy is a chemokine living in Alyssa’s body to help her to stay healthy. But, one day there is the red alert! Some bacteria are trying to invade Alyssa’s skin!...

Mister Cancer wants to occupy every space. Story of a disrupted cell

By Dre Inna KUPERSTEIN

Everything was fine in the human body until the day when a cell multiplied itself to occupy every space and become Mister Cancer. How the immune system and Doctor “Chemo Magician” will arrest...

The platelets stand in the way. A story about repairing injuries

By Dr Chunlong CHEN

Leo falls while playing football. Ouch! His knee is bleeding. Fortunately, the platelets are there to stop the bleeding....

Genie has an idea. A story about the genome

By Dr Élina ZUEVA

The Genome Kingdom consists of a single street, DNA Street. The Gene family lives there peacefully when one day, a bad Transposon wants to settle there. To make room for himself, he wants to destroy...

DNA prefers shade. A story about the sun and DNA

By Dr Judith MINÉ-HATTAB

Scarlett and her little brother Joann are enjoying a sunny day at the beach. Joann, very focused on creating his sandcastle, forgets that the sun can be dangerous. Fortunately, Scarlett is there to...

Coronavirus loses the battle. A Story about fighting COVID-19

By Dr Olga MARKOVA

Coronavirus wants to conquer the world. Fortunately, Phagocyte and Lymphocyte are there to defend the...
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