How It Works issue 52 preview

This month How It Works is packed with a bounty of fantastic articles, here are a few of our favourites:

* The human body – Take a tour of the fundamental elements that make up every single one of us

* Animal kingdom – How do we organise every species on Earth? Sort your phyla from your genera here

* Vehicles of the future – Discover the state-of-the-art engineering driving transport into the 21st century

* 10 secrets of space – From rogue planets to dark matter, a few of the biggest mysteries in the universe explained

* Virtual reality – How are CG environments becoming ever-more lifelike?

* Seville Cathedral – Explore the world’s largest Gothic cathedral and find out how it was built