Biology: Concepts and Applications without Physiology

Biology: Concepts and Applications without Physiology

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In the new edition of BIOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, authors Cecie Starr, Christine A. Evers, and Lisa Starr have partnered with the National Geographic Society to develop a text designed to engage and inspire. This trendsetting text introduces the key concepts of biology to non-biology majors using clear explanations and unparalleled visuals. While mastering core concepts, each chapter challenges students to question what they read and apply the concepts learned, providing students with the critical thinking skills and science knowledge they need in life. Renowned for its writing style the new edition is enhanced with exclusive content from the National Geographic Society, including over 200 new photos and illustrations. New People Matter sections in most chapters profile National Geographic Explorers and Grantees who are making significant contributions in their field, showing students how concepts in the chapter are being applied in biological research. Each chapter concludes with an a€™Applicationa€™ section highlighting real-world uses of biology and helping students make connections to chapter content. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Scientists test hypotheses about protocell formation through laboratory simulations and field experiments. 18.3 What do ... Some of these proteins are enzymes that synthesize new DNA, which is passed along to descendant cells, and so on. Thus, protein ... In addition, researchers have produced self- replicating ribozymes that copy themselves by assembling free nucleotides. ... Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s).

Title:Biology: Concepts and Applications without Physiology
Author:Cecie Starr
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2014-01-01


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