Read Books Online

david m hillis books | Download ePub PDF

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

Molecular Systematics

Molecular Systematics Description:

Molecular systematic methods have been applied in most fields of biology to provide an evolutionary framework whenever comparisons are made among individuals populations or higher taxa The first edition of Molecular Systematics became a standard reference for this vigorous field by describing each aspect of the planning execution and analysis of a molecular systematic study The Second Edition updates and expands this coverage and includes considerable information on new molecular techniques and methods of analysis Molecular Systematics includes chapters on sampling design the collection and storage of tissues each of the major molecular techniques and intraspecific and phylogenetic analysis The sampling chapters describe how to plan a study and how to collect transport and store the appropriate tissues for each study The techniques chapters cover principles assumptions applications limitations and protocols for isozyme electrophoresis molecular cytogenetics DNA hybridization the polymerase chain reaction restriction site and fragment analysis and nucleic acid sequencing and alignment Advantages and disadvantages of alternative approaches are discussed for each technique and recent developments such as new methods of fluorescent in situ hybridization rapid screening methods for detecting DNA sequence variation automated sequencing methods new approaches for PCR and microsatellite analyses are detailed Three additional chapters cover the rationale and methodology of molecular data analysis at both the population and interspecific levels and provide information on using and obtaining the relevant computer programs including the many programs available for free across the Internet The chapter on phylogenetic analysis has been considerably expanded to include the latest developments in maximum likelihood analysis spectral analysis methods for reconstructing reticulating networks corrections for compl

Rating: 3.71 out of 5

Principles of Life for the AP* Course

Principles of Life for the AP* Course Description:

With its first edition Principles of Life provided a textbook well aligned with the recommendations proposed in BIO Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists and Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education br br Now Principles of Life returns in a thoroughly updated new edition that exemplifies the reform that is remaking the modern biology classroom

Rating: 3.34 out of 5

LaunchPad for Hillis' Principles of Life (Twenty-Four Month Access)

LaunchPad for Hillis' Principles of Life (Twenty-Four Month Access) Description:

No description available

Rating: 3.58 out of 5

Study Guide for Principles of Life

Study Guide for Principles of Life Description:

For each chapter of the textbook the Study Guide for Principles of Life helps students review key concepts develop study strategies and use self testing to prepare for exams

Rating: 3.41 out of 5

BioPortal Access Cards for Principles of Life (6 Months), iClicker Handbook for Writing in Biology

BioPortal Access Cards for Principles of Life (6 Months), iClicker  Handbook for Writing in Biology Description:

No description available

Rating: 3.28 out of 5

BioPortal Access Card for Principles of Life (12 Month) & iClicker

BioPortal Access Card for Principles of Life (12 Month) & iClicker Description:

No description available

Rating: 3.64 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

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, Vol. III

Life: The Science of Biology, Vol. III 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: 3.73 out of 5