Biology: science for life
This issues-based, inquiry-driven biology book provides learners with the ability and desire to take an active and academic interest in the science issues they will regularly face in life. A five-part organization covers general principles in biology, genetics, evolution, human health, and humans and the environment. For an in-depth understanding of compelling contemporary topics-along with the biology that permeates these issues.
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General Principles in Biology
1 The Social Context of Science
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Biology + Masteringbiology With Etext Access Card: Science for Life
Colleen Belk,Virginia Borden Maier
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