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Secrets of Sleep Science: From Dreams to Disorders

Secrets of Sleep Science: From Dreams to Disorders Description:

We spend about one third of our lives sleeping but scientists are only beginning to understand how and why One thing however is clear Sleep is just as essential to life as nutrition and exercise This course examines the latest research on the crucial phenomenon of sleep

Rating: 3.75 out of 5

From Metal to Mozart

From Metal to Mozart Description:

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Rating: 3.58 out of 5

Living in the Cold: Physiology and Biochemical Adaptations

Living in the Cold: Physiology and Biochemical Adaptations Description:

This collection of authoritative papers presents significant findings in the physiology of human and animal responses to acute cold International experts review information based on studies ranging from recent investigations in molecular biology to environmental ecology The contributors examine the comparative physiology of cold acclimation and cold adaptation and address a variety of important topics including thermoregulation neural and endocrine aspects of hibernation and seasonal cycles and hypothermia The papers in this volume are derived from the proceedings of the seventh international symposium Natural Mammalian Hibernation held October in Fallen Leaf Lake California

Rating: 3.58 out of 5

Purves Biologie

Purves Biologie Description:

Das umfassende und didaktisch ausgezeichnete Lehrbuch der gesamten Lebenswissenschaften wieder neu Purves Biologie Als hilfreicher Einstieg in das Studium und verl sslicher Begleiter an der Universit t richtet es sich an Studierende der Biologie mit seiner herausragenden und pr gnanten Didaktik unterst tzt es Hochschuldozenten Lehrern bietet das Buch neben fachlichen Details einen aktuellen und originellen Einstieg in Unterrichtsstunden f r Sch ler ist das Lehrbuch die ideale Abiturvorbereitung manchem biologisch interessierten Leser dem kurze Informationsh ppchen nicht gen gen wird es beim Blick ber den Tellerrand helfen

Rating: 3.76 out of 5

Life: The Science of Biology

Life: The Science of Biology Description:

Authoritative thorough and engaging Life The Science of Biology achieves an optimal balance of scholarship and teachability never losing sight of either the science or the student The first introductory text to present biological concepts through the research that revealed them Life covers the full range of topics with an integrated experimental focus that flows naturally from the narrative This approach helps to bring the drama of classic and cutting edge research to the classroom but always in the context of reinforcing core ideas and the innovative scientific thinking behind them Students will experience biology not just as a litany of facts or a highlight reel of experiments but as a rich coherent discipline The new edition builds on Life s enduring strengths by doing what this acclaimed text has always done combine a contemporary view of the discipline with innovative teaching and learning features New chapters and essays an enhanced art program and standard setting media and supplements combine to make this edition the finest yet

Rating: 3.77 out of 5

Life: The Science of Biology, Vol. II

Life: The Science of Biology, Vol. II Description:

b THE NEXT GREAT CHAPTER IN THE STORY OF LIFE b br br b b br The science of biology evolves The science classroom and lab evolve In this edition as br always i Life The Science of Biology i evolves with them in innovative authoritative and br captivating ways br br br From the first edition to the present i Life i has set the standard for being the most balanced experimentally based introductory biology text i Life i has always presented how we know the process of science through experiments as well as what we know facts derived from these experiments The new edition builds on this legacy again teaching fundamental concepts and the latest developments by taking students step by step through the research that revealed them To achieve this all of the Ninth Edition s innovations new authorship new and reororganized chapters new experimental content enhanced features reinvisioned art and new media tools are focused on giving students and instructors the best tools for bringing the best of biological research and applications into the introductory majors biology course br b Also avalable Volume Splits paperbound in full color b br Volume I The Cell and Heredity Chapters br Volume II Evolution Diversity and Ecology Chapters br Volume III Plants and Animals Chapters br br b A GREENER LIFE b br br Another first the new edition of i Life i is printed on paper earning the Forest Stewardship Council FSC label the gold standard in green paper products i Life i paper includes pre consumer waste post consumer waste and is manufactured from wood from well managed sustainable forests Additionally i Life s i green initiatives include br soy based ink br Covers printed on stock with post consumer waste br recycled paper coverboards br Digitized work flow to reduce paper waste br br br All of which also earn us Courier Printing Company s Green Edition designation for reducing our environmental footprint The environmental savings we have achieved on the first printing alone are br Number of trees saved br Air emissions eliminated GHG s pounds br Water saved gallons br Solid waste eliminated pounds

Rating: 3.59 out of 5

Life: The Science of Biology

Life: The Science of Biology Description:

b CO PUBLISHED BY SINAUER ASSOCIATES INC AND W H FREEMAN b More than any other general biology text i Life i focuses students on the experiments that led to the discoveries that have shaped modern biology

Rating: 3.42 out of 5

Study Guide for Life: The Science of Biology

Study Guide for Life: The Science of Biology Description:

Revised for the Tenth Edition the Life Study Guide offers a variety of study and review tools The Big Picture provides the student with a quick overview of the chapter s main concepts and themes The Study Strategies section offers suggestions for the most effective ways to study the specific material in the chapter and points out areas students are most likely to find difficult The Key Concept Review section incorporates a review of each main section from the chapter with review questions that help the student apply what they have learned including diagram questions Each Study Guide chapter concludes with a Test Yourself section that allows the student to test their comprehension All questions include answers and explanations

Rating: 3.55 out of 5

Principles of Life

Principles of Life Description:

b For sample chapters a video interview with David Hillis and more information visit b b a target blank href http www whfreeman com hillispreview rel nofollow www whfreeman com hillispreview a b b b br br Sinauer Associates and W H Freeman are proud to introduce i Principles of Life i Written in the spirit of the reform movement that is reinvigorating the introductory majors course i Principles of Life i cuts through the thicket of excessive detail and factual minutiae to focus on what matters most in the study of biology today Students explore the most essential biological ideas and information in the context of the field s defining experiments and are actively engaged in analyzing research data The result is a textbook that is hundreds of pages shorter and significantly less expensive than the current majors introductory books

Rating: 3.33 out of 5

Life: Science of Biology Vol I

Life: Science of Biology Vol I Description:

As in previous editions of this textbook the th edition shows biology not as a collection of facts but as a dynamic discipline The student s understanding of biological processes is developed through pedagogy using narrative experimental contexts and art within the scholarship

Rating: 3.73 out of 5