AUTHOR: Belk, Colleen and Borden Maier, Virginia
PUBLISHER: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
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KEY TOPS: The Scientific Method: Proven Effective, The Chemistry of Life: Drink to Your Health?, Cell Structure and Metabolism: Diet,
Genes—Transcription, Translation, Mutation, and Cloning: Genetically Modified Foods, Tissues, Organs, and Organ Systems: Work Out, The Musculoskeletal System: Sex Differences in Athleticism, The Digestive System: Weight-Loss Surgery, The Blood: Malaria-A Deadly Bite, The Cardiovascular System: Can We Stop the Number-One Killer?, The Respiratory System: Secondhand Smoke, The Urinary System: Surviving the Ironman, Immune System, Bacteria, Viruses, and Other Pathogens: Will Mad-Cow Disease Become an Epidemic?, Sexually Transmitted Infections: The Cervical Cancer Vaccine, Brain Structure and Function: Attention Deficit Disorder, The Senses: Is Danger Near?, The Endocrine System: Worried Sick, DNA Synthesis, Mitosis, and Meiosis: Cancer, Human Reproduction: Is There Something in the Water?, Mendelian and Quantitative Genetics: Are You Only as Smart as Your Genes?, Extensions of Mendelism, Sex Linkage, Pedigree Analysis, and DNA Fingerprinting DNA Detective, Development and Aging : The Promise and Perils of Stem Cells, Evolution: Where Did We Come From?, Ecosystems and Biomes: Where Do You Live?, Population, Community, and Ecosystem Ecology: Is Earth Experiencing a Biodiversity Crisis?
Intended for readers interested in learning the basics of human biology.
PUBLICATION DATE: 7/31/2008