Publisher: Lumen Learning 2017
Number of pages: 324
Biology is the culmination of the achievements of the natural sciences from their inception to today. Excitingly, it is the cradle of emerging sciences such as the biology of brain activity, genetic engineering of custom organisms, and the biology of evolution that uses the laboratory tools of molecular biology to retrace the earliest stages of life on earth.
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by Paul Doerder, et al. - Wikibooks
Contents: Getting Started: Chemical Building Blocks of Life, History and Origin of Life; Cells, Energy and Metabolism; Genetics; Classification of Living Things; Evolution; Tissues and Systems; Additional material: Gallery of Biologists.
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by Samantha Fowler, et al. - OpenStax College
This textbook conveys the major themes of biology, such as a foundation in evolution, and features a rich and engaging art program. It is intended for the introductory biology course for non-science majors taught at most two- and four-year colleges.
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