Science, Evaluating Online Resources with Research Navigator / Edition 3

Science, Evaluating Online Resources with Research Navigator / Edition 3

by Melissa Payton, Eric Stavney, Michelle A. Priest
     
 

Gives students access to the most current information available via EBSCO's Content Select Academic Journal Database, The New York Times Search By Subject Archive, “Best of the Web” Link Library and information on the latest news and current events.See more details below

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Gives students access to the most current information available via EBSCO's Content Select Academic Journal Database, The New York Times Search By Subject Archive, “Best of the Web” Link Library and information on the latest news and current events.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131136748
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/04/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1Introduction1
Ch. 1A Case for Evolutionary Thinking: Understanding HIV3
Ch. 2The Evidence for Evolution35
Ch. 3Darwinian Natural Selection69
Pt. 2Mechanisms of Evolutionary Change107
Ch. 4Mutation and Genetic Variation109
Ch. 5Mendelian Genetics in Populations I: Selection and Mutation as Mechanisms of Evolution141
Ch. 6Mendelian Genetics in Populations II: Migration, Genetic Drift, and Nonrandom Mating195
Ch. 7Evolution at Multiple Loci: Linkage and Sex253
Ch. 8Evolution at Multiple Loci: Quantitative Genetics289
Pt. 3Adaptation329
Ch. 9Studying Adaptation: Evolutionary Analysis of Form and Function331
Ch. 10Sexual Selection373
Ch. 11Kin Selection and Social Behavior419
Ch. 12Aging and Other Life History Characters455
Ch. 13Evolution and Human Health501
Pt. 4The History of Life547
Ch. 14Reconstructing Evolutionary Trees549
Ch. 15Mechanisms of Speciation583
Ch. 16The Origins of Life and Precambrian Evolution615
Ch. 17The Cambrian Explosion and Beyond663
Ch. 18Development and Evolution701
Ch. 19Human Evolution727
Glossary771
Illustration Credits778
Index784

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