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By Peter Stiling, Robert Brooker, Eric Widmaier, Linda Graham

The first version of BIOLOGY, written via Dr. Rob Brooker, Dr. Eric Widmaier, Dr. Linda Graham, and Dr. Peter Stiling, has reached millions of scholars and supplied them with a very good view of the organic international. Now, the second one version has gotten even greater! the writer staff is devoted to generating the main enticing and present textual content that's to be had for undergraduate scholars who're majoring in biology. we need our scholars to be encouraged through the sector of biology and turn into serious thinkers. To this finish, now we have made the next adjustments in the course of the whole book.
* every one bankruptcy within the moment variation starts off with an engaging tale or set of observations that may seize the students’ pursuits as they start to learn a chapter.
* to aid scholars try out their wisdom and significant considering talents, now we have elevated the variety of suggestion payment questions which are linked to the determine legends and revised the numerous of the questions on the finish of every bankruptcy in order that they are at the next point in Bloom’s taxonomy. a solution key for the questions is now supplied in an appendix on the finish of the book.
* To extra support scholars delight in the medical technique, the characteristic research in every one bankruptcy now comprises 3 new parts: a end, the unique magazine quotation for the test, and questions which are at once on the topic of the experiment.
* Many images and micrographs were enlarged or changed with greater images.
* The presentation of the cloth has been subtle by means of dividing many of the chapters into smaller sections and by way of the enhancing of complicated sentences.

With regard to the medical content material within the textbook, the writer staff has labored with 1000s of college reviewers to refine the 1st version and to replace the content material in order that our scholars are uncovered to the main innovative material.

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F) Reproduction: To sustain life over many generations, organisms must reproduce. Due to the transmission of genetic material, offspring tend to have traits like their parents. (g) Biological evolution: Populations of organisms change over the course of many generations. Evolution results in traits that promote survival and reproductive success. indd 3 Seven characteristics common to life. 3 energy from the environment and use that energy to maintain their internal order. Cells carry out a variety of chemical reactions that are responsible for the breakdown of nutrients.

The researchers would then record the number of leaves dropped by the two groups of trees over a certain period of time. Another key feature of hypothesis testing is data analysis. The result of experimentation is a set of data from which a biologist tries to draw conclusions. Biology is a quantitative science. When experimentation involves control and experimental groups, a common form of analysis is to determine if 1. Observations are made regarding natural phenomena. 2. These observations lead to a hypothesis that tries to explain the phenomena.

Even so, a hypothesis is never really proven but rather always remains provisional. Researchers accept the possibility that perhaps they have not yet conceived of the correct hypothesis. After many experiments, biologists may conclude that their hypothesis is consistent with known data, but they should never say the hypothesis is proven. By comparison, the term theory, as it is used in biology, is a broad explanation of some aspect of the natural world that is substantiated by a large body of evidence.

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