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From the groundbreaking partnership of W. H. Freeman and Scientific American comes this one of a kind creation to the technological know-how of biology and its influence at the manner we are living. In Biology for a altering World, skilled educators and a technology journalist discover the center principles of biology via a sequence of chapters written and illustrated within the type of a systematic American article. Chapters don’t simply function compelling tales of genuine people—each bankruptcy is a newsworthy tale that serves as a context for protecting the normal curriculum for the non-majors biology course.  up to date all through, the recent version bargains new tales, extra body structure chapters, a brand new digital Instructor's advisor, and new pedagogy.

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