BIOLOGY, Sixth Edition continues to maintain the standard of excellence that has made it one of the leading college biology textbooks throughout the world. Professors and students alike appreciate this book's readability, accuracy, and clear and exciting presentation of biology. Its three unifying themes-transmission of information, evolution of life, and flow of energy through living systems-are integrated throughout the book as a framework for understanding biology. The book's learning aids have always been recognized as outstanding. In this new edition, the authors have focused more on the process of science, emphasizing how the body of scientific knowledge has been derived. The greatly enhanced illustration program features the addition of many new figures designed by award-winning scientific illustrator, Elizabeth Morales.
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The previous series of Science Foundations suitable to the pre-2006 specification.About the Author:
Dr. Solomon has written several leading college-level textbooks in biology and in human anatomy and physiology. Her books have been translated into more than 10 languages. Dr. Solomon earned an M.S. from the University of Florida and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of South Florida. Dr. Solomon taught biology and nursing students for more than 20 years. In addition to being a biologist and science author, Dr. Solomon is a bio-psychologist with a special interest in the neuro-physiology of traumatic experience. Her research has focused on the neurological, endocrine, and psychological effects of trauma, including Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and development of maladaptive coping strategies. Dr. Solomon has presented her research at many national and international conferences, and her work has been published in leading professional journals. Dr. Solomon has been profiled more than 30 times in leading publications, including Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who of American Women, and Who's Who in the World.
Dr. Berg is an award-winning teacher and author who taught for 17 years at the University of Maryland in College Park. It was at this institution that she received numerous teaching and service awards. Dr. Berg is also the recipient of many national and regional awards including the National Science Teachers Association Award for Innovations in College Science Teaching, the Nation's Capital Area Disabled Student Services Award, and the Washington Academy of Sciences Award in University Science Teaching.
Dr. Martin is Professor Emeritus and former Director of General Biology, Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University. Dr. Martin received an M.S. at Florida State University, where she studied the chromosomes of related plant species to understand their evolutionary relationships. She earned a Ph.D. at the University of Texas at Austin, where she studied the genetics of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, and then conducted postdoctoral research at Princeton University. Dr. Martin has taught General Biology and other courses at Rutgers for over 30 years and has been involved in writing textbooks since 1988. She is immensely grateful that her decision to study biology in college has led to a career that allows her many ways to share her excitement about all aspects of biology.
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Book Description Thomson Learning, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 7. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0534278280
Book Description Thomson Learning, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0534278280