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Your journey from cell to human

This is how you began. Follow the stages from conception to first breath through ten illustrations from cell biologist Katharina Vestre’s new book ‘The Making of You’. Illustrations by Linnea Vestre.

Words by Katharina Vestre and artwork by Linnea Vestre

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About the contributors

Photograph of Katharina Vestre

Katharina Vestre


Katharina Vestre is a cell biologist and doctoral research fellow at the University of Oslo Department of Biosciences. ‘The Making of You’ is her first book.

Photograph of Linnea Vestre

Linnea Vestre


Linnea Vestre is an illustrator, photographer and web designer.