Biology: Answering the Big Questions of Life
by Rosalyn Hunter
Publisher: Wikibooks 2012
This material is based on lectures that the author presented to students in introductory college Biology courses presented at Navarro Community College. The author has tried to make this book easily readable and browseable by anyone interested.
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