Scientific American Biology for a Changing World

Scientific American Biology for a Changing World

Michele Shuster, Janet Vigna, Gunjan Sinha

Language: English

Pages: 608

ISBN: 1464126739

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


From the groundbreaking partnership of W. H. Freeman and Scientific American comes this one-of-a-kind introduction to the science of biology and its impact on the way we live. In Biology for a Changing World, two experienced educators and a science journalist explore the core ideas of biology through a series of chapters written and illustrated in the style of a Scientific American article. Chapters don’t just feature compelling stories of real people—each chapter is a newsworthy story that serves as a context for covering the standard curriculum for the non-majors biology course.  Updated throughout, the new edition offers new stories, additional physiology chapters, a new electronic Instructor's Guide, and new pedagogy.

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The Devil's Cormorant: A Natural History

Avoid Boring People: Lessons from a Life in Science

Seven Experiments That Could Change the World

Information and Life

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