Books a la Carte Plus for Biology: Science for Life with Physiology / Edition 3

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ISBN-10: 0321595955

ISBN-13: 2900321595958

Pub. Date: 03/24/2009

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

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ISBN-13:
2900321595958
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
03/24/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
720

Table of Contents

1. Can Science Cure the Common Cold? Introduction to the Scientific Method

I. CHEMISTRY AND CELLS

2. Are We Alone in the Universe? Water, Biochemistry, and Cells

3. Diet. Cells and Metabolism

4. Life in the Greenhouse: Photosynthesis Cellular Respiration, and Global Warming

II. GENETICS

5. Cancer: DNA Synthesis, Mitosis, and Meiosis

6. Are You Only as Smart as Your Genes? Mendelian and Quantitative Genetics

7. DNA Detective: Complex Patterns of Inheritance and DNA Fingerprinting

8. Gene Expression, Mutation and Cloning: Genetically Modified Organisms

III. EVOLUTION

9. Genetically Modified Organisms: Gene Expression, Mutation, and Cloning

10. An Evolving Enemy: Natural Selection

11. Who Am I? Species and Races

12. Prospecting for Biological Gold: Biodiversity and Classification

IV. ECOLOGY

13. Is the Human Population Too Large? Population Ecology

14. Conserving Biodiversity: Community and Ecosystem Ecology

15. Where Do You Live? Climate and Biomes

V. ANIMAL STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION

16. Organ Donation: Tissues, Organs, and Organ Systems

17. Clearing the Air: Respiratory, Cardiovascular, and Excretory Systems

18. Will Mad Cow Disease Become an Epidemic? Immune System, Bacteria, Viruses, and Other Pathogens

19. Sex Differences and Athleticism: Endocrine, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems

20. Is There Something in the Water? Reproductive and Developmental Biology

21. Attention Deficit Disorder: Brain Structure and Function

VI. PLANT BIOLOGY

22. Feeding the World: Plant Structure and Growth

23. Growing a Green Thumb: Plant Physiology

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