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This book explains every concept down to the smallest detail. One of the best biology books I have seen. Another reason I would suggest this book is because I could not find any other biology book at this cost. It is very cheap compared to others.
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Should there be warning labels on fast foods? Should SUV drivers pay extra taxes? Should employers be allowed to require drug testing of prospective employees? This introductory biology text helps you learn the process of science and basic biological principles while encouraging you to think about critical issues. New "Take Home Messages" help you grasp key concepts while special features like the chapter opening case studies and "How Would You Vote?" questions make the material come to life. New "Figure It Out" questions in many illustrations help you understand the concepts communicated in the figures and the new Data Analysis Activities at the end of every chapter strengthen your analytical skills. This book has been widely praised for clear and engaging writing, art with step-by-step callouts, and terrific support from student media that all work together to help you "get" biology.
Table of Contents
|Invitation to Biology|
|Principles of Cellular Life|
|Life's Chemical Basis|
|Molecules of Life|
|Ground Rules of Metabolism|
|Where it Starts--Photosynthesis|
|How Cells Release Chemical Energy|
|DNA Structure and Function|
|from DNA to Protein|
|Controls over Genes|
|How Cells Reproduce|
|Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction|
|Observing Patterns in Inherited Traits|
|Principles of Evolution|
|Evidence of Evolution|
|Processes of Evolution|
|Life's Origin and Early Evolution|
|Evolution and Biodiversity|
|Viruses, Bacteria, and Archaeans|
|Animals I: Invertebrate Groups|
|Animals II: the Chordates|
|How Plants Work|
|Plant Nutrition and Transport|
|Plant Reproduction and Development|
|How Animals Work|
|Animal Tissues and Organ Systems|
|Structural Support and Movement|
|Digestion and Human Nutrition|
|The Internal Environment|
|Reproduction and Development|
|Principles of Ecology|
|Human Effects on the Biosphere|
|Annotations to a Journal Article|
|Answers to Self-Quizzes and Genetics Problems|
|Periodic Table of the Elements|
|Closer Look at Some Major Metabolic Pathways|
|A Plain English Map of the Human Chromosomes|
|Restless Earth--Life's Changing Geologic Stage|
|Units of Measure|
|A Comparative View of Mitosis in Plant and Animal Cells|
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