ISBN-10:
0534220088
ISBN-13:
9780534220082
Pub. Date:
03/01/1994
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Contemporary Readings for General Biology / Edition 5

Contemporary Readings for General Biology / Edition 5

by John W. Crane
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ISBN-13: 9780534220082
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 03/01/1994
Series: Biology Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Product dimensions: 8.49(w) x 10.91(h) x 0.21(d)

Table of Contents


Cross-Reference Guide to Starr and Taggart''''s Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life, Seventh Edition. Cross-Reference Guide to Starr''''s Biology: Concepts and Applications, Third Edition. PART I. THE CELLULAR BASIS OF LIFE. 1. A Time to Live, a Time to Die--Carol Ezzell. 2. Body Building from Scratch--Traci Watson. 3. Anatomy of Alzheimer''''s--Kathy A. Fackelmann. 4. The Killers All Around--Michael D. Lemonick, with J. Madeleine Nash, Alice Park, Mia Schmiedeskamp, and Andrew Purvis. PART II. PRINCIPLES OF INHERITANCE. 5. Tinkering with Destiny--Shannon Brownlee, Gareth G. Cook, and Viva Hardigg. 6. Antibiotic Resistance--Carlos F. Am bile-Cuevas, Maura C rdenas-Garc!a, and Mauricio Ludgar. 7. Climate and the Rise of Man--William F. Allman, with Betsy Wagner. PART III. PRINCIPLES OF EVOLUTION. 8. The Creation--Jeffery L. Sheler, with Joannie M. Schrof. 9. How Did Life Start?--Peter Radetsky. 10. Erectus Unhinged--Bruce Bower. PART IV. EVOLUTION AND DIVERSITY. 11. The Beginnings of Life on Earth- Christian de Duve. 12. The Rape of the Oceans--Michael Satchell. 13. Seagoing Spaceships--Cheryl Lyn Dybas. PART V. PLANT STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION. 14. Longleaf Pine: A Southern Revival--Tom Horton.15. A Tree Too Tough to Kill--Bil Gilbert.16. Ecological Risks of Genetic Engineering of Crop Plants--Carol A. Hoffman. PART VI. ANIMAL STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION. 17. Iron and Your Heart--Steven Findlay, Doug Podolsky, and Joanne Silberner. 18. Pumped Up--Joannie M. Schrof. 19. Havoc in the Hormones--Jon R. Luoma. PART VII. ECOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR. ECOLOGY. 20. From Conflict to Understanding: Forging a New Common Ground for Conservation in the 21st Century--Jack Ward Thomas. 21. The Alarming Language of Pollution--Daniel Glick. 22. Toxic Wasteland--Douglas Stanglin, with Victoria Pope, Robin Knight, Peter Green, Chrystia Freeland, and Julie Corwin. 23. 27th Environmental Quality Review: A Year of Gridlock--National Wildlife. BEHAVIOR. 24. Serotonin, Motor Activity and Depression-Related Disorders--Barry L. Jacobs. 25. The Evolution of Aggression--William F. Allman.

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