Bone Wars: The Excavation Of Andrew Carnegie's Dinosaur
by Tom Rea
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press 2001
Number of pages: 276
Bone Wars presents a cultural history of the early years of paleontology at the turn of the last century. With the help of contemporary newspaper stories, early scientific articles and essays, and letters found in scattered archives, Tom Rea re-creates a remarkable story of hubris, hope, and late Victorian science.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
- Educational Testing Service
The content of the test is organized into three major areas: cellular and molecular biology, organismal biology, and ecology and evolution. The test consists of approximately 200 five-choice questions, a number of which are grouped in sets.
by Mike J. Farabee
College-level introductory biology: chemistry, cells, enzymes, metabolism, photosynthesis, genetics, protein synthesis, plants, animals, evolutionary theory, paleobiology, biological diversity, human evolution, population ecology, etc.
by B. Akre, J. Brainard, N. Gray-Wilson, D. Wilkin - CK-12 Foundation
From the table of contents: Chemical Basis of Life; Cell Structure and Function; Photosynthesis; Cell Division and Reproduction; Genetics; Biotechnology; History of Life; Evolutionary Theory; Principles of Ecology; Populations; The Human Body.
by Iain Brassington - Bloomsbury Academic
This book explores the complex relationship between modern biosciences and human flourishing. Here cognitive enhancement, longevity, and the spectacle of excellence in sports, are examined within the context of what constitutes a life well lived.