The Basics of Biology
Core Concepts (Second Edition)
This engaging survey of biology contains awe-inspiring discoveries and a rare glimpse into biologists' working methods. This factual information is complemented by stunning full-color photos, illustrations, diagrams, and primary source images, as well as intriguing sidebars that detail do-it-yourself experiments. The text relates failed theories of the past; discusses current debates, disagreements, and discussions; and reveals the practical applications of scientific research. This is a comprehensive survey of biology, life on Earth, and how it all works.