Doing Biology / Edition 1

Doing Biology / Edition 1

by Joel Bartholemew Hagen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0673996387

ISBN-13: 9780673996381

Pub. Date: 01/07/1997

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780673996381
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
01/07/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
7.27(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

I: EVOLUTION AND DIVERSITY.

1. H.B.D. Kettlewell and the Peppered Moths.
2. Robert Whittaker and the Classification of Kingdoms.
3. Lynn Margulis and the Question of How Cells Evolved.

II: CELLULAR BIOLOGY.

4. Nettie Stevens and the Problem of Sex Determination.
5. Thomas Hunt Morgan and the White-eyed Mutant.
6. Oswald Avery and the Search for the Transforming Factor.
7. Hans Krebs and the Problem of Cellular Respiration.
8. Peter Mitchell and How Cells Make ATP.

III: ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY.

9. Walter Cannon and Self-Regulation in Animals.
10. Hans Seyle, Hormones, and Stress.
11. Christiaan Eijkman and the Cause of Beriberi.
12. Western Science, Pain, and Acupuncture.
13. Frank Macfarlane Burnet and How Animals Make Antibodies.

IV: ECOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR.

14. Niko Tinbergen and the Mating Behavior of Sticklebacks.
15. J.B.S. Haldane and the Evolution of the Hardy-Weinberg Model.
16. George Gaylord Simpson and the Question of Continental Drift.
17. Rachel Carson and Silent Spring.
Appendices.
Index.

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