The Biology Book

The Biology Book

From the Origin of Life to Epigenetics, 250 Milestones in the History of Biology

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From the emergence of life, to Leewenhoek's microscopic world, to GMO crops, The Biology Book presents 250 landmarks in the most widely studied scientific field. Brief, engaging, and colorfully illustrated synopses introduce readers to every major subdiscipline, including cell theory, genetics, evolution, physiology, thermodynamics, molecular biology, and ecology. With information on such varied topics as paleontology, pheromones, nature vs. nurture, DNA fingerprinting, bioenergetics, and so much more, this lively collection will engage everyone who studies and appreciates the life sciences.
Published: New York, NY :, Sterling,, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781454910688
1454910682
Branch Call Number: 570.9 GER
Characteristics: 526 pages :,color illustrations ;,22 cm
Additional Contributors: Gerald, Gloria

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tjmickel
Nov 10, 2015

Yikes, this book misses the entire point of the study of biology! There are actually underlying themes in biology and this hit and miss book of random discoveries must be very confusing for the average reader. Entire important discoveries are missed and there are no unifying concepts.

Ham625 Mar 04, 2015

Not for the beginner, more for a graduate student with a listing of major biological achievements and Nobel winners.

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