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Biology : today & tomorrow

Author : Cecie Starr | Christine A. Evers | Lisa Starr Publication: Boston, MA Cengage Learning , 2016 Physical details: xiv, 618 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm ISBN: 9781305117358; 1305117352; 9781305629394; 1305629396.
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General Circulation 570 St286b 2016 (Browse shelf) Checked out to 2018020734 JHENRIC FAITH QUIAMCO 02/11/2020 CL16458
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Includes index.

1. Invitation to Biology. UNIT 1: HOW CELLS WORK. 2. Molecules of Life. 3. Cell Structure. 4. Energy and Metabolism. 5. Capturing and Releasing Energy. UNIT 2: GENETICS. 6. DNA Structure and Function. 7. Gene Expression and Control. 8. How Cells Reproduce. 9. Patterns of Inheritance. 10. Biotechnology. UNIT 3: EVOLUTION AND DIVERSITY. 11. Evidence of Evolution. 12. Processes of Evolution. 13. Early Life Forms and the Viruses. 14. Plants and Fungi. 15. Animal Evolution. UNIT 4: ECOLOGY 16. Population Ecology. 17. Communities and Ecosystems. 18. The Biosphere and Human Effects. UNIT 5: HOW ANIMALS WORK. 19. Animal Tissues and Organs. 20. How Animals Move. 21. Circulation and Respiration. 22. Immunity. 23. Digestion and Excretion. 24. Neural Control and the Senses. 25. Endocrine Control. 26. Reproduction and Development. UNIT 6: HOW PLANTS WORK. 27. Plant Form and Function. 28. Plant Reproduction and Development.

Packed with applications that are relevant to your daily life, this title features trendsetting art that help you understand key biological concepts. It helps you develop an understanding of biology and the process of science while developing the critical-thinking skills you need to succeed.