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e-books in Biology category

Book cover: Mass Spectrometry Application in BiologyMass Spectrometry Application in Biology
by - MDPI AG ,
Mass spectrometry has become a vital tool for scientist in exploring how biological systems function. This volume will focus on the application of mass spectrometry to biological problems that focus on the advancement of medicine and curing diseases.
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Book cover: Applied Biostatistical Analysis Using RApplied Biostatistical Analysis Using R
by - OTexts ,
Statistics allows us to describe variability in biological data, and it facilitates the biologist's ability to make decisions. This text is designed for upper-level undergraduate students intending to pursue a career in the biological sciences.
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Book cover: The Renaissance of Science: The Story of the Cell and BiologyThe Renaissance of Science: The Story of the Cell and Biology
by - Project Gutenberg ,
The lives and accomplishments of over 200 scientists are presented chronologically and are related to each other in order to illustrate the evolution of knowledge about biology and microbiology from the Classic Greek era to the present.
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Book cover: Bioscience and the Good LifeBioscience and the Good Life
by - Bloomsbury Academic ,
This book explores the complex relationship between modern biosciences and human flourishing. Here cognitive enhancement, longevity, and the spectacle of excellence in sports, are examined within the context of what constitutes a life well lived.
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Book cover: General BiologyGeneral Biology
by - H. Holt & company ,
Biology comprises a large amount of information which is susceptible of being organized into a coherent set of principles suitable for presentation to the lay public. This necessarily involves stressing principles rather than factual details.
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Book cover: Guide to Life Science CareersGuide to Life Science Careers
by - NPG Education ,
The book helps you to explore what career is best for you. Starting with an assessment of who you are and how you work, this guide takes you on a journey that extends from a survey of possible careers through the steps necessary to get there.
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Book cover: BiologyBiology
- OpenStax College ,
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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Book cover: Fluid Flow at Branching JunctionsFluid Flow at Branching Junctions
by - arXiv ,
The flow of fluids at branching junctions plays important roles in most biological flow systems. The present paper highlights some key issues related to the flow of fluids at these junctions with special emphasis on the biological flow networks.
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Book cover: Concepts of BiologyConcepts of Biology
by - OpenStax College ,
This textbook conveys the major themes of biology, such as a foundation in evolution, and features a rich and engaging art program. It is intended for the introductory biology course for non-science majors taught at most two- and four-year colleges.
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Book cover: General BiologyGeneral Biology
by - 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.
(2699 views)
Book cover: Sexual DimorphismSexual Dimorphism
by - InTech ,
This book provides convincing reasons which explain sex differences. The somewhat different data on sex differences in the book will offer new ideas not only to life scientists and biologists, but social and cultural scientists as well.
(2884 views)
Book cover: The Principles of BiologyThe Principles of Biology
by - P. Blakiston's Sons & Co. ,
Part I is designed to acquaint the student with the fundamentals of plant organization and life processes. Part II does the same for animals but in a more thorough method. Part III discusses the most important general biological phenomena.
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Book cover: Stochastic Dynamics in Systems BiologyStochastic Dynamics in Systems Biology
by - Saarland University ,
This text focuses on the analysis of stochastic models in systems biology. Knowledge of basic mathematical concepts is a prerequisites for understanding these lectures. The background in systems biology and probability theory is part of the notes.
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Book cover: Biology: Answering the Big Questions of LifeBiology: Answering the Big Questions of Life
by - Wikibooks ,
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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Book cover: Sensory SystemsSensory Systems
by - Wikibooks ,
The book presents our sensory system from an engineering and information processing point of view. This provides insight in the performance of our senses. It also provides understanding of how our senses transduce external information into signals.
(7365 views)
Book cover: Aging by DesignAging by Design
by - Azinet Press ,
The book describes the theorists, controversies, history, experimental evidence, and evolution concepts surrounding biological aging theories. Exciting new theories will change the way we think about and attempt to prevent age-related diseases.
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Book cover: Neocybernetics in Biological SystemsNeocybernetics in Biological Systems
by - Helsinki University of Technology ,
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.
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Book cover: An Introduction to Biological Aging TheoryAn Introduction to Biological Aging Theory
by - Azinet Press ,
An overview of biological aging theories including history, current status, and implications for the future of medicine. Topics include: human mortality as a function of age, aging mechanisms and processes, empirical evidence on aging, and more.
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Book cover: Mathematical BiologyMathematical Biology
by - The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology ,
This applied mathematics text is primarily for final year mathematics major and minor students. The main emphasis is on mathematical modeling, with biology the sole application area. It is assumed that students have no knowledge of biology.
(6398 views)
Book cover: Tissue EngineeringTissue Engineering
by - InTech ,
This book serves as a good starting point for anyone interested in the application of Tissue Engineering. The authors offer a colorful mix of topics, which explain the obstacles and possible solutions for TE applications.
(6503 views)
Book cover: Rediscovering BiologyRediscovering Biology
by ,
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.
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Book cover: Practical BiologyPractical Biology
by - Allyn and Bacon ,
Practical Biology offers a simple, workable, attractive, flexible, and teachable course in Biology. Simplicity is a feature of the book. The language is simple, not technical, and the style is easy, flowing, and colloquial.
(7121 views)
Book cover: Biology for BeginnersBiology for Beginners
by - H. Holt and company ,
This text presents the fundamental facts of elementary biology as clearly and briefly as a reasonable scientific accuracy will allow. The course emphasizes the fact that biology is a unit science, based on the fundamental idea of evolution.
(7386 views)
Book cover: ProteomicsProteomics
by - Wikibooks ,
This is a textbook for teaching the principles and practice of proteomics for undergraduate students in the life sciences. The focus is on the analytical methods and data analysis for protein separation, quantitation and identification.
(7656 views)
Book cover: Mathematics and Biology: The Interface, Challenges, and OpportunitiesMathematics and Biology: The Interface, Challenges, and Opportunities
by ,
This report explores the interface between biology and mathematics. It argues that the stimulation of biological application will enrich the discipline of mathematics for decades or more, as have applications from the physical sciences in the past.
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Book cover: CK-12 Life ScienceCK-12 Life Science
- CK-12 Foundation ,
This free online textbook covers seven units: Understanding Living Things; Cells: The Building Blocks of Life; Genetics and Evolution; Prokaryotes, Protists, Fungi, and Plants; The Animal Kingdom; The Human Body; and Ecology.
(8278 views)
Book cover: CK-12 BiologyCK-12 Biology
by - CK-12 Foundation ,
From the table of contents: Chemical Basis of Life; Cell Structure and Function; Photosynthesis; Cell Division and Reproduction; Genetics; Biotechnology; History of Life; Evolutionary Theory; Principles of Ecology; Populations; The Human Body.
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Book cover: Introduction to Cancer BiologyIntroduction to Cancer Biology
by - BookBoon ,
A short primer on how cancers develop and grow, and a gentle exploration of the fundamental concepts, using examples and key figures for illustration. The book explains six basic principles that inform our current understanding of cancer.
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Book cover: College Physics for Students of Biology and ChemistryCollege Physics for Students of Biology and Chemistry
by - Raymond Walters College ,
This textbook is intended as a vehicle for students in the biological and chemical sciences, enabling them to understand the physical underpinnings of their later studies. The systems under investigation will relate to human physiology.
(8721 views)
Book cover: GRE Biology Test Practice BookGRE Biology Test Practice Book
- Educational Testing Service ,
The content of the test is organized into three major areas: cellular and molecular biology, organismal biology, and ecology and evolution. The test consists of approximately 200 five-choice questions, a number of which are grouped in sets.
(9011 views)
Book cover: Kimball's Biology PagesKimball's Biology Pages
by ,
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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Book cover: An On-Line Biology BookAn On-Line Biology Book
by ,
College-level introductory biology: chemistry, cells, enzymes, metabolism, photosynthesis, genetics, protein synthesis, plants, animals, evolutionary theory, paleobiology, biological diversity, human evolution, population ecology, etc.
(13479 views)