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BIOLOGY TODAY AND TOMORROW is packed with applications that are relevant to your daily life. The clear, straightforward writing style, in-text learning support, and trendsetting art help you understand key biological concepts.
BarCharts' best-selling quick reference to biology has been updated and expanded in this latest edition. With updated content and an additional panel of information, this popular guide is not only an essential companion for students in introductory biology courses but also a must-have refresher for students in higher-level courses. Author Randy Brooks, PhD, a scientist and university professor, has a gift for making the complicated subject of biology easy to understand, from evolution to population genetics--without the fluff. In this new edition, you will find more coverage of the subject, including expanded sections on reproduction in animals, as well as helpful illustrations and diagrams, making this a study tool you won't want to be without.
Biotechnology for Beginners, Second Edition, presents the latest information and developments from the field of biotechnology--the applied science of using living organisms and their by-products for commercial development--which has grown and evolved to such an extent over the past few years that increasing numbers of professionals work in areas that are directly impacted by the science.
Biotechnology - the manipulation of the basic building blocks of life - is rapidly advancing in laboratories, raising serious issues for scientists and nonscientists alike. Who will decide what is safe? Who will have access to our personal genetic information? What are the risks? Biotechnology offers straightforward explanations of basic science and provides insight into these questions.
Frankenfoods, designer babies, Dolly the Sheep and Raelian fantasists: few subjects generate as much controversy and misinformation as biotechnology. This book takes the reader behind the headlines to examine the new laws on genetic-based technologies, who's making them, and why.
Biotechnology is a fascinating interdisciplinary field uniquely poised to take on some of the world's most complex problems. With this thesis at its core, Modern Biotechnology: Defining and Solving Human Problems takes a refreshing problems-based approach to exploring the field. Novice readers will come away with a broad appreciation for the significance of current and emerging biotechnologies-from regenerative medicine, to genetically enhanced crops, to biofuels.
As rapid advances in biotechnology occur, there is a need for a pedagogical tool to aid current students and laboratory professionals in biotechnological methods; Methods in Biotechnology is an invaluable resource for those students and professionals.
This book examines the competitive conditions affecting certain industries that are developing and adopting new industrial biotechnology (IB) processes and products. IB was defined for purposes of this study as the manufacture of liquid fuel and chemical products using enzymes, micro-organisms, or renewable resources. The book focuses on U.S. liquid biofuel producers and firms in the U.S. chemical industry.
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