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This fifth edition of "Biology" has an increased emphasis on the process of science by integrating more historical context, references to specific scientists, their research stories and experimental data. New examples inlcuded are: topics in cell biology, such as cell signalling, molecular chaperones, cloning technology, genetic discrimination and telometric DNA; topics in evolution and diversity, such as testing evolutionary hypotheses experimentally, hybridization of cichlids in Lake Victoria, experimental evidence of inbreeding depression in nature, new fossil finds of early apes and hominids, cladistics, chytridiomycetes and plant evolution; topics in ecology, such as competition as an ecological determinant of community structure, experimental evidence of the individualistic model of community structure, the relationship between productivity and biological diversity, UN and IIASA human population projections, the relationship among human population growth, resource consumption and environmental degradation; an animal biology chapters with content revisions including, nervous systems, internal defence, endocrine, regulation, development and animal behaviour.

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Science Foundations is a new series for students taking foundation tier GCSE science. The series comprises three students' texts - Biology, Chemistry and Physics - and associated teachers' materials. The texts support all coordinated science syllabuses as well as the NEAB modular syllabus.

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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.

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