Publisher: OpenStax College 2013
Number of pages: 1507
Biology is designed for multi-semester biology courses for science majors. It is grounded on an evolutionary basis and includes exciting features that highlight careers in the biological sciences and everyday applications of the concepts at hand.
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by John W. Kimball
Chemical and cellular basis of life, cell metabolism, DNA, gene expression, cell division, meiosis, mutation, genomics, cancer, aging, embryonic development, the anatomy and physiology of animals and plants, ecology, evolution, the diversity of life.
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by Mike J. Farabee
College-level introductory biology: chemistry, cells, enzymes, metabolism, photosynthesis, genetics, protein synthesis, plants, animals, evolutionary theory, paleobiology, biological diversity, human evolution, population ecology, etc.
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This report summarizes ten levels of abstraction - from the most elementary to the most general levels when modeling biological systems. The neocybernetic principles can be seen as the key to reaching a holistic view of complex processes in general.