Biology for the Informed Citizen by Donna BozzoneBiology for the Informed Citizen by Donna Bozzone

Biology for the Informed Citizen

byDonna Bozzone, Douglas Green

Paperback | January 21, 2014

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Biology for the Informed Citizen helps student connect the concepts of biology to the consequences of biology. This text aims to teach the concepts of biology, evolution, and the process of science so students can apply this knowledge in their everyday lives as informed consumers and users ofscientific informationThis version of the text does not feature Physiology. For more information about Biology for the Informed Citizen with Physiology, please search for ISBN 9780195381993.
Donna M. Bozzone is Professor of Biology at Saint Michael's College. She specializes in cell and developmental biology and has written three books on cancer and is the consulting editor for the nine-volume series Biology of Cancer. The late Douglas S. Green was Professor of Biology at Saint Michael's College. He specialized in evolut...
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Title:Biology for the Informed CitizenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 8.5 × 10.91 × 0.79 inPublished:January 21, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019538198X

ISBN - 13:9780195381986

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PrefaceUNIT 1. THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF LIFE1. The Nature of Biology and Evolution: Why Does Biology Matter to You?2. The Nature of Science: How Do We Know How the World Works?UNIT 2. REPRODUCTION, INHERITANCE, AND EVOLUTION3. Human Development: How Do Cells Make a Person?4. Inheritance, Genes, and Physical Characteristics: Does Disease Have a Genetic Basis?5. Cancer: How Can It Be Prevented, Diagnosed, and Treated?6. Reproduction: What Kind of Baby Is It?7. Plants, Agriculture, and Genetic Engineering: Can We Create Better Plants and Animals?8. Health Care and the Human Genome: How Will We Use Our New Medical and Genetic Skills?9. Evolution: How Do Species Arise and Adapt?10. The Evolution of Disease: Why Do We Get Sick?UNIT 3. INTERACTING WITH NATURE11. Ecology12. Biodiversity and Human Affairs13. Human Population Growth