Life, the Science of Biology

Author: William Kirkwood Purves,V. Christine Minor

Publisher: W H Freeman & Company

ISBN: 9780716739517

Category: Science

Page: 316

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For each chapter of the text, the Study Guide offers learning objectives, summaries of key concepts, references to the text and to the student Web Site/CD-ROM, and review and exam-style self-test questions with answers and explanations.

Study Guide for Life: The Science of Biology

Author: David E. Sadava,H. Craig Heller,David M. Hillis,May Berenbaum

Publisher: W. H. Freeman

ISBN: 9781464123658

Category: Science

Page: 500

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Revised to accompany the tenth edition of 'Life - The Science of Biology', this study guide offers a variety of study and review tools including an overview of concepts and themes, a study strategies section with effective ways to cover the material, review questions including diagram questions and a test yourself section. All questions include answers and explanations.

Life Study Guide

The Science of Biology

Author: Edward M. Dzialowski,David E. Sadava

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780716778936

Category: Science

Page: 363

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Especially helpful for AP Biology students each chapter of the study guide offers a variety of study and review tools. The contents of each chapter are broken down into both a detailed review of the Important Concepts covered and a boiled-down Big Picture snapshot. The guide also covers study strategies, common problem areas, and provides a set of study questions (both multiple-choice and short-answer).

Study Guide to Accompany Life

The Science of Biology

Author: David Sadava

Publisher: Conran Octopus

ISBN: 9781429235693

Category: Science

Page: 500

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For each chapter of the textbook Life, 9th edition, this Study Guide offers a variety of study and review tools, including detailed reviews of the Important Concepts, Big Picture, Diagram Exercises, Common Problem Areas, Study Strategies, and Study Questions (multiple-choice and short-answer) with answers and explanations.

Invitation to Biology

Author: Helena Curtis,N. Sue Barnes

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780879016791

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 862

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This clearly written, accurate, and well-illustrated introduction to biology seamlessly integrates the theme of evolution while offering expanded, up-to-date coverage of genetic engineering, the immune response, embryological development, and ecological concerns.

Principles of Life

Author: David M. Hillis,H. Craig Heller

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1429257210

Category: Science

Page: 908

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For sample chapters, a video interview with David Hillis, and more information, visit www.whfreeman.com/hillispreview. Sinauer Associates and W.H. Freeman are proud to introduce Principles of Life. Written in the spirit of the reform movement that is reinvigorating the introductory majors course, Principles of Life cuts through the thicket of excessive detail and factual minutiae to focus on what matters most in the study of biology today. Students explore the most essential biological ideas and information in the context of the field’s defining experiments, and are actively engaged in analyzing research data. The result is a textbook that is hundreds of pages shorter (and significantly less expensive) than the current majors introductory books.

The Basics of Biology

Author: Carol Leth Stone

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313317866

Category: Science

Page: 280

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An introduction to biology describes the discipline's history, explains its basic theories and concepts, demonstrates modern methods and research tools, and discusses noteworthy discoveries.

Bits of Life

Feminism at the Intersections of Media, Bioscience, and Technology

Author: Anneke M. Smelik,Nina Lykke

Publisher: University of Washington Press

ISBN: 9780295990330

Category: Science

Page: 240

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Since World War II, the biological and technological have been fusing and merging in new ways, resulting in the loss of a clear distinction between the two. This entanglement of biology with technology isn't new, but the pervasiveness of that integration is staggering, as is the speed at which the two have been merging in recent decades. As this process permeates more of everyday life, the urgent necessity arises to rethink both biology and technology. Indeed, the human body can no longer be regarded either as a bounded entity or as a naturally given and distinct part of an unquestioned whole. Bits of Life assumes a posthuman definition of the body. It is grounded in questions about today's biocultures, which pertain neither to humanist bodily integrity nor to the anthropological assumption that human bodies are the only ones that matter. Editors Anneke Smelik and Nina Lykke aid in mapping changes and transformations and in striking a middle road between the metaphor and the material. In exploring current reconfigurations of bodies and embodied subjects, the contributors pursue a technophilic, yet critical, path while articulating new and thoroughly appraised ethical standards.

Life: The Science of Biology

Author: David E. Sadava,David M. Hillis,H. Craig Heller,May Berenbaum

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1429246448

Category: Science

Page: 389

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This text aims to establish biology as a discipline, not just a collection of facts. 'Life' develops students' understanding of biological processes with scholarship, a smooth narrative, experimental contexts, art and effective pedagogy.

What Is Life?

A Guide to Biology

Author: Jay Phelan

Publisher: W H Freeman & Company

ISBN: 9781464107207

Category: Science

Page: 661

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The most successful new non-majors biology textbook in a decade returns in a vigorously updated new edition—with every chapter of the book carefully revised by Jay Phelan, based on the feedback of hundreds of instructors and students. The Second Edition brings forward the book's hallmark features (clear and consistent illustrations, beautiful photographs, Take-Home Message summary sections, StreetBio: Knowledge You Can Use, and Red Q Questions) while adding new pedagogy, updated content, and expanded media/supplements package. Click here to watch a sample of our Lecture Videos featuring What Is Life? author, Jay Phelan.

Ssg- Human Biology 6e Student Study Guide

Author: Chiras

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763759629

Category: Medical

Page: 265

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Human Biology, Sixth Edition, provides students with a clear and concise introduction to the general concepts of mammalian biology and human structure and function. With its unique focus on health and homeostasis, Human Biology enhances students' understanding of their own health needs and presents the scientific background necessary for students to think critically about biological information they encounter in the media. The completely revised content and exceptional new art and photos provide students with a more user-friendly text, while excellent learning tools maximize comprehension of material.

Exploring the World of Biology

From Mushrooms to Complex Life Forms

Author: John Hudson Tiner

Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group

ISBN: 0890515522

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 153

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THE NEWEST BOOK IN OUR EXPLORING SERIES, EXPLORING THE WORLD OF BIOLOGY IS A FACINATING LOOK AT LIFE - FROM THE SMALLEST PROTEINS AND SPORES, TO THE COMPLEX LIFE SYSTEMS OF HUMANS AND ANIMALS.

The Physics of Life

The Evolution of Everything

Author: Adrian Bejan

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466891343

Category: Science

Page: 336

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The Physics of Life explores the roots of the big question by examining the deepest urges and properties of living things, both animate and inanimate: how to live longer, with food, warmth, power, movement and free access to other people and surroundings. Bejan explores controversial and relevant issues such as sustainability, water and food supply, fuel, and economy, to critique the state in which the world understands positions of power and freedom. Breaking down concepts such as desire and power, sports health and culture, the state of economy, water and energy, politics and distribution, Bejan uses the language of physics to explain how each system works in order to clarify the meaning of evolution in its broadest scientific sense, moving the reader towards a better understanding of the world's systems and the natural evolution of cultural and political development. The Physics of Life argues that the evolution phenomenon is much broader and older than the evolutionary designs that constitute the biosphere, empowering readers with a new view of the globe and the future, revealing that the urge to have better ideas has the same physical effect as the urge to have better laws and better government. This is evolution explained loudly but also elegantly, forging a path that flows sustainability.

Life: The Science of Biology

Author: David E. Sadava,David M. Hillis,H. Craig Heller,Sally D. Hacker

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 131908821X

Category: Science

Page: 1268

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The Eleventh Edition of Life: The Science of Biology is engaging, active, and focused on teaching the skills that students need in the majors biology course. New pedagogical features grab students’ attention and give them a clear learning path through the text. Active learning is a priority throughout the text and media, giving instructors the support they need to encourage students to "learn by doing". Life continues and improves its focus on experiments and data, ensuring that students learn the skills they need to succeed in their careers. It is this potent combination of expertly crafted pedagogy and engagement that make this new edition the best resource for biology students. The Eleventh Edition of Life: The Science of Biology retains its reputation as the book with the highest quality content, clarity of language, and experimental emphasis, and the new focus and features make it a Life worth investigating.

Molecular Biology of the Cell

Author: Bruce Alberts

Publisher: Garland Science

ISBN: 1317563743

Category: Science

Page: 1464

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As the amount of information in biology expands dramatically, it becomes increasingly important for textbooks to distill the vast amount of scientific knowledge into concise principles and enduring concepts.As with previous editions, Molecular Biology of the Cell, Sixth Edition accomplishes this goal with clear writing and beautiful illustrations. The Sixth Edition has been extensively revised and updated with the latest research in the field of cell biology, and it provides an exceptional framework for teaching and learning. The entire illustration program has been greatly enhanced.Protein structures better illustrate structure–function relationships, icons are simpler and more consistent within and between chapters, and micrographs have been refreshed and updated with newer, clearer, or better images. As a new feature, each chapter now contains intriguing openended questions highlighting “What We Don’t Know,” introducing students to challenging areas of future research. Updated end-of-chapter problems reflect new research discussed in the text, and these problems have been expanded to all chapters by adding questions on developmental biology, tissues and stem cells, pathogens, and the immune system.