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The Art of Biology Today

3rd Edition

By Eli Minkoff, Pamela Baker

Garland Science

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CD-ROM: 9780815341598
pub: 2004-02-24
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Biology Today: An Issues Approach is a truly innovative introductory biology text. Designed to combine the teaching of biological concepts within the context of current societal issues, Biology Today encourages introductory biology students to think critically about the role that science plays in their world. The third edition has been revised and updated, and contains three new chapters: Genetic Engineering and Genomics, New Infectious Threats, and Protecting the Biosphere.

Table of Contents

  1. Biology: Science and Ethics
  2. Genes, Chromosomes, and DNA
  3. Human Genetics
  4. Genetic Engineering and Genomics
  5. Evolution
  6. Classifying Nature
  7. Human Variation
  8. Sociobiology
  9. The Population Explosion
  10. Nutrition and Health
  11. Plants to Feed the World
  12. Stem Cells, Cell Division and Cancer
  13. The Nervous System and Senses
  14. Drugs and Addiction
  15. Mind and Body
  16. HIV and AIDS
  17. New Infectious Threats
  18. Biodiversity and Threatened Habitats
  19. Protecting the Biosphere

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology