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
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131136747

ISBN-13: 9780131136748

Pub. Date: 08/04/2003

Publisher: Prentice Hall

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.

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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

I. INTRODUCTION.

1. A Case for Evolutionary Thinking: Understanding HIV.
2. The Evidence for Evolution.
3. Darwinian Natural Selection.

II. MECHANISMS OF EVOLUTIONARY CHANGE.

4. Mutation and Genetic Variation.
5. Mendelian Genetics in Populations I: Selection and Mutation as Mechanisms of Evolution.
6. Mendelian Genetics in Populations II: Migration, Genetic Drift, and Nonrandom Mating.
7. Evolution at Multiple Loci: Linkage and Sex.
8. Evolution at Multiple Loci: Quantitative Genetics.

III. ADAPTATION.

9. Studying Adaptation: Evolutionary Analysis of Form and Function.
10. Sexual Selection.
11. Kin Selection and Social Behavior.
12. Aging and Other Life History Characters.
13. Darwinian Medicine.

IV. THE HISTORY OF LIFE.

14. Reconstructing Evolutionary Trees.
15. Mechanisms of Speciation.
16. The Origins of Life and Precambrian Evolution.
17. The Cambrian Explosion and Beyond.
18. Development and Evolution.
19. Human Evolution.

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