by Thomas Haslwanter, at al.
Publisher: Wikibooks 2012
Number of pages: 90
This book presents our sensory system from an engineering and information processing point of view. On the one hand, this provides some insight in the sometimes spectacular ingenuity and performance of our senses. On the other hand, it provides some understanding of how our senses transduce external information into signals that our central nervous system can work with, and how this process can be replaced by technical components.
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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.
by Albert Martini - Project Gutenberg
The lives and accomplishments of over 200 scientists are presented chronologically and are related to each other in order to illustrate the evolution of knowledge about biology and microbiology from the Classic Greek era to the present.
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Biology is designed for multi-semester biology courses for science majors. It is grounded on an evolutionary basis and includes exciting features that highlight careers in the biological sciences and everyday applications of the concepts at hand.
by Rosalyn Hunter - Wikibooks
This material is based on lectures that the author presented to students in introductory college Biology courses presented at Navarro Community College. The author has tried to make this book easily readable and browseable by anyone interested.