A Brief Guide to Biology with Physiology

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This book focuses on the core topics of biology with a friendly writing style and vivid illustrations while exploring current “real world” issues. A seven-part organization covers atoms, molecules, and cells; energy and life; genetics; evolution and the diversity of life; human anatomy and physiology; and plant anatomy and physiology. For anyone interested in increasing their biological literacy – enabling them to make informed decisions at the ballot box and understand the research findings they see in the news.

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David Krogh has been writing about science for 24 years in newspapers, magazines, books, and for educational institutions. He is the author of "Smoking: The Artificial Passion," an account of the pharmacological and cultural motivations behind the use of tobacco, which was nominated for the "Los Angeles"" Times" Book Prize in Science and Technology. In 1994, he began work on what would become "Biology: A Guide to the Natural World," and in 1999 he completed its first edition. Since then, he has produced three more editions of "A Guide to the Natural World" along with a second textbook, "A Brief Guide to Biology," He holds bachelor's degrees in journalism and history from the University of Missouri.

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