by Thomas Haslwanter, at al.
Publisher: Wikibooks 2012
Number of pages: 90
This book presents our sensory system from an engineering and information processing point of view. On the one hand, this provides some insight in the sometimes spectacular ingenuity and performance of our senses. On the other hand, it provides some understanding of how our senses transduce external information into signals that our central nervous system can work with, and how this process can be replaced by technical components.
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by Tom Rea - University of Pittsburgh Press
Bone Wars presents a cultural history of the early years of paleontology at the turn of the last century. With the help of contemporary newspaper stories, Tom Rea re-creates a remarkable story of hubris, hope, and late Victorian science.
by Paul Doerder, et al. - Wikibooks
Contents: Getting Started: Chemical Building Blocks of Life, History and Origin of Life; Cells, Energy and Metabolism; Genetics; Classification of Living Things; Evolution; Tissues and Systems; Additional material: Gallery of Biologists.
by William A. Locy - H. Holt and Company
The author brings under one view the broad features of biological progress, and increases the human interest by writing the story around the lives of the great Leaders. This is an untechnical account of the rise and progress of biology.
by Chris Tachibana, Andrea White, Norman A. Johnson
The book was designed for high school biology teachers who want to learn about important new discoveries of the last two decades. It was also designed so teachers could familiarize themselves with research methods that will lead to new discoveries.