Biology: A Human Emphasis

Biology: A Human Emphasis

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In the new edition of BIOLOGY: A HUMAN EMPHASIS, 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 their biological research. Each chapter concludes with an Application section highlighting real-world uses of biology and helping students make connections to chapter content. Providing selected chapters from BIOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, this text is ideal for courses that emphasize human applications. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Editorial review has data analysis activities BPA and Abnormal Meiosis In 1998, researchers ... This variation in traits can offer an evolutionary advantage over genetically identical offspring produced by asexual reproduction. ... in the zygote, the first cell of the new individual. section 12.3 DNA replication occurs before meiosis, so each chromosome consists ... Many of the same molecules function the same way in both processes. section 12.6 A few groups of animals have survived foranbsp;...

Title:Biology: A Human Emphasis
Author:Cecie Starr, Christine Evers, Lisa Starr
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2014-01-01


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