Biology: Science for Life
Coleen Belk and Virginia Borden Maier have helped students demystify biology for nearly twenty years in the classroom and nearly ten years with their book, Biology: Science for Life. In the new Fourth Edition, they continue to use stories and current issues, such as discussion of cancer to teach cell division, to connect biology to student's lives. Learning Outcomes are new to this edition and integrated within the book to help professors guide students' reading and to help students assess their understanding of biology. A new Chapter 3, "Is It Possible to Supplement Your Way to Better Health? Nutrients and Membrane Transport," offers an engaging storyline and focused coverage on micro- and macro-nutrients, antioxidants, passive and active transport, and exocytosis and endocytosis. For instructors who cover Animal Structure and Function and Plant Biology, an alternate edition of this book, Biology: Science for Life with Physiology, is also available. This package contains:
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General Principles in Biology
1 The Social Context of Science
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allele frequency amino acids animals antigen bacteria biological bioprospectors blood body fat bones brain called cancer cells carbohydrates cause cell division Chapter chemical chromosomes codon cold common ancestor common descent copy cows cycle cytokinesis Darwin daughter cells disease DNA fingerprinting DNA sequences drug effect egg cell embryo environment enzyme eukaryotes evolution evolutionary evolved experimental female Figure fossil function gametes gene genetic engineers genome genotype heritability hominins hormone human populations hypothesis immune system increase individuals infection levels males Media Activity meiosis membrane microtubules mitosis molecules mRNA muscle mutations natural selection nerve neuron normal nucleotides occurs offspring organisms ovary pairs parents phenotype plants plasmid polymerase prions produce prokaryotes protein race receptors replication reproduction result ribosome Romanov scientific scientists sickle-cell allele similar skin species sperm strand structure synthesis theory of common therapy tissue traits tumor twins types virus vitamin women