Biology : today and tomorrow : with physiology / Cecie Starr, Christine A. Evers, Lisa Starr
Book | Brooks/Cole Cengage Learning | 2013 | 4th ed.
Available at Gateway-Kenosha Campus General Collection (QH 308.2 S7.25 2013)

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4th ed.
Description
xx, 579 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 28 cm.
Contents
Ch.1 Invitation to biology
Unit One: How cells work
Ch.2 Molecules of life
Ch.3 Cell structure
Ch.4 Energy and metabolism
Ch.5 Capturing and releasing energy
Unit Two: Genetics
Ch.6 DNA structure and function
Ch.7 Gene expression and control
Ch.8 How cells reproduce
Ch.9 Patterns of inheritance
Ch.10 Biotechnology
Unit Three: Evolution and diversity
Ch.11 Evidence of evolution
Ch.12 Processes of evolution
Ch.13 Early life forms and the viruses
Ch.14 Plants and fungi
Ch.15 Animal evolution
Unit Four: Ecology
Ch.16 Population ecology
Ch.17 Communities and ecosystems
Ch.18 The biosphere and human effects
Unit Five: How animals work
Ch.19 Animal tissues and organs
Ch.20 How animals move
Ch.21 Circulation and respiration
Ch.22 Immunity
Ch.23 Digestion and excretion
Ch.24 Neural control and the senes
Ch.25 Endocrine control
Ch.26 Reproduction and development
Unit Six: How plants work
Ch.27 Plant form and function
Ch.28 Plant reproduction and development
Summary
'Biology Today and Tomorrow' is packed with applications that are relevant to your daily life. The clear, straightforward writing style, in-text learning support, and trendsetting art help you understand key biological concepts. The accompanying MindTap for Biology further improves comprehension with conceptually based exercises and immediate feedback. Overall, this accessible and engaging introduction to biology provides an understanding of biology and the process of science while developing the critical-thinking skills.
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