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Campbell Biology
Lisa A. Urry - 2016-10-29 (first published in 1987)
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Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab & Mastering does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase botht...
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The Double Helix
A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA
James D. Watson - 2001-06-12 (first published in 1968)
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The classic personal account of Watson and Crick’s groundbreaking discovery of the structure of DNA, now with an introduction by Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind.By identifying the structure of DNA, the molecule of life, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionized biochemistry and won themselves a Nobel Prize. At the time, Watson was only...
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The Song of the Dodo
Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinction
David Quammen - 1997-04-14 (first published in 1996)
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David Quammen's book, The Song of the Dodo, is a brilliant, stirring work, breathtaking in its scope, far-reaching in its message -- a crucial book in precarious times, which radically alters the way in which we understand the natural world and our place in that world. It's also a book full of entertainment and wonders. In The Song of the Dodo, we ...
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Preparing for the Biology AP* Exam
Jane B. Reece - 2014-04-16 (first published in 2010)
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Title: Preparing for the Biology AP* Exam (School Edition) <>Binding: Paperback <>Author: JaneB.Reece <>Publisher: Benjamin-CummingsPublishingCompany...
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The Official SAT Subject Test in Biology Study Guide
The College Board - 2017-03-07
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The Official SAT Subject Test in Biology Study Guide is the best way to get ready for the SAT Subject Tests in Biology. Created from the makers of the Subject Tests, this guide offers never-been released forms of actual past Biology exams for students to gain real practice. Students will receive:•2 full-length, previously administered tests in Biol...
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The Official Study Guide for ALL SAT Subject Tests
The College Board - 2011-04-26
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The Official Study Guide for all SAT Subject Tests™: Second Edition is the only source of actual, previously administered tests across all 20 SAT Subject Tests. This enhanced second edition includes all-new, exclusive answer explanations for all the tests and the most up-to-date information from the test maker.   The Official Study Guide for all Th...
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The Biology Coloring Book
Robert D. Griffin - 1986-12-15
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Readers experience for themselves how the coloring of a carefully designed picture almost magically creates understanding. Indispensable for every biology student....
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Essential Cell Biology
Bruce Alberts - 2019-07-01 (first published in 1997)
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Essential Cell Biology, Second Edition contains basic, core knowledge about how cells work. It has a proven track record in providing students with a conceptual and accessible grounding in cell biology. The text and figures have been prepared to be easy-to-follow, accurate, clear and engaging for the introductory student. Each section follows logic...
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Behave
The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst
Robert M. Sapolsky - 2018-04-30
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The New York Times bestseller"It's no exaggeration to say that Behave is one of the best nonfiction books I've ever read." --David P. Barash, The Wall Street Journal "It has my vote for science book of the year." --Parul Sehgal, The New York Times"Hands-down one of the best books I've read in years. I loved it." --Dina Temple-Raston, The Washington...
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A Short History of Nearly Everything
Bill Bryson - 2004-09-14 (first published in 2003)
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In Bryson's biggest book, he confronts his greatest challenge: to understand—and, if possible, answer—the oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves. Taking as territory everything from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bryson seeks to understand how we got from there being nothing at all to there being us. To ...
The Red Queen by Matt Ridley
Who We Are and How We Got Here by David Reich
The Mating Mind by Geoffrey Miller
Around the World in 80 Trees by Jonathan Drori
Bees Like Flowers by Rebecca Bielawski
Clinical Microbiology Made Ridiculously Simple by Mark Gladwin
The Evolution of Beauty by Richard O. Prum
The Beekeeper's Handbook by Diana Sammataro
Buzz by Thor Hanson
The Eighth Day of Creation by Horace Freeland Judson
Feral by George Monbiot
The Unnatural History of the Sea by Callum Roberts
Voyage of the Turtle by Carl Safina
Darwin by Adrian Desmond
Mitochondria and the Future of Medicine by Lee Know
The Buzz about Bees by Jürgen Tautz
Brave Genius by Sean B. Carroll
Concepts of Biology by OpenStax by Samantha Fowler
Time, Love, Memory by Jonathan Weiner
Brock Biology of Microorganisms by Michael T. Madigan
The Biology of the Honey Bee by Mark L. Winston
The World Beneath by Richard Smith
Monarchs and Milkweed by Anurag Agrawal
Marine Biology by Philip V. Mladenov
Eye of the Shoal by Helen Scales
Biology Experiments for Children by Ethel Hanauer
Prescott's Microbiology by Joanne Willey
Bailey & Scott's Diagnostic Microbiology by Patricia Tille
Nester's Microbiology by Denise Anderson
Unnatural Selection by Katrina van Grouw
The Handicap Principle by Amotz Zahavi
Mapping the Deep by Robert Kunzig
Biology by Peter Raven
How to Walk on Water and Climb up Walls by David Hu
A Fascination for Fish by David C. Powell
SAT Subject Test Biology E/M with Online Tests by Deborah T. Goldberg M. S.
Must Know High School Biology by Kellie Ploeger Cox
The Serengeti Rules by Sean B. Carroll
Histology by Michael H. Ross
A Life Underwater by Charlie Veron
Marine Biology 11th Edition by Michael Peter, Huber Castro
Koneman's Color Atlas and Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology by Gary W. Procop
Marine Biology by James W. Nybakken
A World in a Drop of Water by Alvin Silverstein
Emerald Labyrinth by Eli Greenbaum
Molecular and Cell Biology For Dummies by René Fester Kratz
The Tangled Wing by Melvin Konner
The Cell by Geoffrey M. Cooper and Robert E. Hausman
Review of Medical Microbiology and Immunology 15E by Warren Levinson
Microbiology by Marjorie Kelly Cowan
Spirals in Time by Helen Scales
Epigenetics Revolution by Nessa Carey
Remarkable Creatures by Sean B. Carroll
The Seabird's Cry by Adam Nicolson
Bad Pharma by Ben Goldacre
The 10,000 Year Explosion by Gregory Cochran
The Perennial Philosophy by Aldous Huxley
How to Tame a Fox by Lee Alan Dugatkin
The Making of the Fittest by Sean B. Carroll
The Nurture Assumption by Judith Rich Harris
The End of the Line by Charles Clover
Endless Forms Most Beautiful by Sean B. Carroll
End of the Megafauna by Ross D E MacPhee
Improbable Destinies by Jonathan B. Losos
Sex in the Sea by Marah J. Hardt
Microbiology by Cynthia Nau Cornelissen
Microbiology by Gerard J. Tortora
Barron's AP Biology, 6th Edition by Deborah T. Goldberg M. S.
Biology by Dan Green
The Microbiology Coloring Book by I. Edward Alcamo
Darwin Comes to Town by Menno Schilthuizen
Basher Science by Dan Green
Entangled Life by Merlin Sheldrake
The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee
The Code Breaker by Walter Isaacson
Spillover by David Quammen
The Body by Bill Bryson
Scale by Geoffrey West
I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong
The Vital Question by Nick Lane
She Has Her Mother's Laugh by Carl Zimmer
A Crack in Creation by Jennifer A. Doudna
The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
The Story of the Human Body by Daniel Lieberman
The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert
Why Evolution Is True by Jerry A. Coyne
Life on Earth by David Attenborough
Wonderful Life by Stephen Jay Gould
The Blind Watchmaker by Richard Dawkins