Discover Biology helps students become biologically literate students―to progress from science to scientific literacy.Written from the ground up for nonmajors, Discover Biology is the only introductory biology textbook to present consistently applied features in each chapter that not only demonstrate biology’s everyday relevance, but teach students how to move from simply understanding core biological concepts to actively applying those concepts to our rapidly changing world. Discover Biology helps students become biologically literate students―to progress from science to scientific literacy.
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Michael L. Cain taught introductory biology and a broad range of other biology courses at New Mexico State University and Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology for thirteen years. He is now writing full time and is affiliated with Bowdoin College in Maine. Dr. Cain has published dozens of scientific articles on topics such as genetic variation in plants, insect foraging behavior, long-distance seed dispersal, and factors that promote speciation in crickets. Dr. Cain is the recipient of numerous fellowships, grants, and awards, including the Pew Charitable Trust Teacher-Scholar Fellowship and research grants from the National Science Foundation.Review:
“The art in this book is 'biology most beautiful!'”
- Edison R. Fowlks, Professor of Biology and Director, Biotechnology Laboratory, Hampton University
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