An On-Line Biology Book
by Mike J. Farabee
The text items are modified lecture outlines the author have developed over the many years of teaching college-level introductory biology. The book covers chemistry of life, cells, reactions and enzymes, cellular metabolism, photosynthesis, genetics, protein synthesis, the structure of plants, animal cells and tissues, evolutionary theory, paleobiology, biological diversity, human evolution, population ecology, etc.
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by Tom Rea - University of Pittsburgh Press
Bone Wars presents a cultural history of the early years of paleontology at the turn of the last century. With the help of contemporary newspaper stories, Tom Rea re-creates a remarkable story of hubris, hope, and late Victorian science.
by Heikki Hyotyniemi - Helsinki University of Technology
This report summarizes ten levels of abstraction - from the most elementary to the most general levels when modeling biological systems. The neocybernetic principles can be seen as the key to reaching a holistic view of complex processes in general.
by Stephen B. Cox - OTexts
Statistics allows us to describe variability in biological data, and it facilitates the biologist's ability to make decisions. This text is designed for upper-level undergraduate students intending to pursue a career in the biological sciences.
by Chris Tachibana, Andrea White, Norman A. Johnson
The book was designed for high school biology teachers who want to learn about important new discoveries of the last two decades. It was also designed so teachers could familiarize themselves with research methods that will lead to new discoveries.