Media praise for The Manga Guide to Molecular Biology
"If you have any need to brush up on your molecular biology, or you have high school or freshman college students in your family, this is a pretty good book. Recommended."
-- , Chaos Manor
"[I]f you have an interest in molecular biology for any reason, I highly recommend this manga book."
"[T]his quirky and cute approach sure beats a dry academic text, and may be a great way to attract brainy middle school girls to subjects that will pay off later in their lives."
-- , The Oakland Press
"If youre in class and need a little help or inspiration in learning a particularly dry molecular biology subject, or if you know someone who do, check out the Manga Guide to Molecular Biology."
-- , Neatorama
"[T]he basic concepts are presented in such a manner as to make them stick in the reader's mind. "
-- , Blogcritics
"The ability to go back and forth between the non-traditional manga themed lesson and the regular text book style is very helpful for all readers. "
"I enjoyed this book on two different levels. I needed a refresher in molecular biology...I needed the manga tale also, to remind me how small our planet is getting and how transnational science, culture and education are today."
-- , Dr. Dobb's CodeTalk
"Apart from being a marvellous introduction to molecular biology this Manga guide is a great example of how graphics can be used to explain complex scientific concepts. "
-- , Linux Users of Victoria Inc.
"This is a fascinating and illustrative guide to a field which has implications to all of us biologists and laymen alike. "
-- , Amazon.com
"Overall...it was a fun and entertaining journey through elementary molecular biology, with lots of cartoons, and even some explanations of modern day science that is making waves, like knockout animals, stem cell research, and gene therapy. "
-- , Neurotopia
"The Manga Guide to Molecular Biology makes it possible for a 10-year-old to develop a decent working knowledge of a subject that sends most college students running for the hills."
-- , Skepticblog
"This is a well written text that wraps an interesting story around the scholarly quest for understanding and may be recommended for inquisitive young minds. "
-- , Scientific Computing
"...a great introduction into the field and an enjoyable read."
-- , Computer Science House
"A single tortured cry will escape the lips of every thirtysomething biochem major who sees this book: Why, oh why couldnt this have been written when I was in college?"
-- , Examiner
"Honestly, this book is amazingly setup with all the aces in their places the art is fantastic, and the teaching method is both fun and educational. Im not always easy to impress when it comes to something like this, but I think these books are awesome and have a lot of potential to teach kids (and adults!) a lot about whatever subject they are dealing with."
-- , Active Anime
"The book is a great introductory molecular biology text book explained through a manga-style narrative."
-- , Life Blog
"Overall, I would say the book is a success and recommend it without reservation."
-- , MatthewHelmke.net