The spleen is an organ nestled near the stomach - the largest organ of the lymphatic system. It is the body’s drainage system, filtering the blood, recycling bodily fluids and creating and storing antibodies and reserving blood in case of injury or disease.
Measures 6.5 x 16cm.
Yep, we know - this hasn't been a great year, but it has been extraordinary. Illustrated by Pete and Marianne Smith, this mug manages to capture so many different aspects of the year 2020, from elbow bumps and home-learning to sourdough baking, it's all here....
Immunoglobulins, also known as antibodies, are glycoprotein molecules made by white blood cells. They recognise and bind to particular antigens (such as viruses or bacteria), helping the process of destroying them. This delightful set includes one plush antibody and one detachable little "antigen". 5 x...
A classic 'top trumps'-style card game - of the world's deadliest diseases. Play one disease against another and try to trump your opponents card in terms of fatality rate, incubation period and so on. 30 cards plus instructions in a neat box.
The lovely illustration of mistletoe from John Gerard's mighty 1597 Herball, or Generall Historie of Plantes. Mistletoe has symbolised fertility, peace, and (more recently) Christmas. Care guide: Machine washable. Approximately 78 x 48 cm. 100% cotton.