Download Biology: The Dynamic Science by Peter J. Russell, Paul E. Hertz, Beverly McMillan PDF

By Peter J. Russell, Paul E. Hertz, Beverly McMillan

Tips on how to imagine and have interaction like a scientist! BIOLOGY: THE DYNAMIC technology, 3rd version, helps you to improve a deep knowing of the middle strategies in Biology and builds a powerful starting place for destiny classes. The authors clarify complicated principles in actual fact and describe how biologists gather and interpret facts to check hypotheses concerning the residing international. Russell, Hertz, and McMillan will spark your interest approximately residing platforms rather than burying it less than a mountain of disconnected evidence. you'll study what scientists find out about the residing global, how they are aware of it, and what they nonetheless have to study. The accompanying Aplia for Biology enhances the booklet by way of permitting you to move past rote memorization and achieve a real figuring out of key options. to be had with InfoTrac pupil Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

Show description

Read or Download Biology: The Dynamic Science PDF

Best biology & life sciences books

The Growth of Biological Thought: Diversity, Evolution, and Inheritance

Not anyone during this century can converse with larger authority at the growth of principles in biology than Ernst Mayr. And no ebook has ever validated the existence sciences so firmly within the mainstream of Western highbrow heritage as "The progress of organic inspiration. " Ten years in coaching, this can be a paintings of epic proportions, tracing the advance of the key difficulties of biology from the earliest makes an attempt to discover order within the range of existence, to trendy examine into the mechanisms of gene transmission.

Additional info for Biology: The Dynamic Science

Sample text

Com crete sweat, which evaporates, cooling the skin and its underlying blood supply. The cooled blood circulates internally and keeps your body temperature from rising above 37°C. People also compensate behaviorally by dressing warmly on a cold winter day or jumping into a swimming pool in the heat of summer. Keeping your internal temperature within a narrow range is one example of homeostasis—a steady internal condition maintained by responses that compensate for changes in the external environment.

Their cells live in tightly coordinated groups and are so interdependent that they cannot survive on their own. For example, human cells cannot live by themselves in nature because they must be bathed in body fluids and supported by the activities of other cells. Like individual cells, multicellular organisms have emergent properties that their individual components lack; for example, humans can learn biology. The next, more inclusive level of organization is the population, a group of organisms of the same kind that live together in the same place.

2 Experimental Research The Role of Sign Stimuli in Parent–Offspring Interactions 1281 Insights from the Molecular Revolution A Knockout by a Whisker: What is the function of disheveled genes in mice? 18 Experimental Research Effect of Landscape Corridors on Plant Species Richness in Habitat Fragments 1271 Glossary Index G-1 I-1 CO NTENTS Copyright 2012 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s).

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.83 of 5 – based on 25 votes