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Biology on the Cutting Edge Concepts, Issues, and Canadian Research Around the Globe

ISBN-10: 0132135027

ISBN-13: 9780132135023

Edition: 2011

Authors: Sharon Gillies, Sarah Hewitt

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List price: $48.40
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Pearson Education Canada
Publication date: 7/2/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.40" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Adult Neurogenesis: Hormones and Sex Are Good for Your Brain (Concept Essay)
Arabidopsis Thaliana , a Model Organism for Molecular Genetic Studies in Plants: How and Why Was Arabidopsis Chosen over Other Plants? (Concept Essay)
Barcoding Biodiversity: The Use of DNA Sequences to Identify Species (Concept Essay)
Biofuels: What Will We Do When We Run Out of Oil? (Issues Essay)
Biotechnology and Human Health: Producing Therapeutic Protein in Transgenic Plants (Issues Essay)
Bitter Taste: Genetics and Plant Secondary Compounds (Concept Essay)
Bubbles in Foods: Softness, Sweetness, and Light (Concept Essay)
The Burgess Shale and the Cambrian Explosion: Evolution in the Rear-View Mirror (Concept Essay)
Butterfly Hearing: Wings Aren't Just for Flying Anymore (Research Essay)
Cancer Biomarkers: What Are They, and How Do We Use Them to Personalize Cancer Treatment? (Issues Essay)
Choline Metabolism and Transport: The Sunny Side of Eggs (Research Essay)
CO<sub>2</sub> Levels and Plants: What's So Wrong with a Greenhouse? (Issues Essay)
Connecting Salamander Habitat in Waterton Lakes National Park: Building Tunnels to Love (Issues Essay)
Epigenetics: You Inherit More than Your Genes (Concept Essay)
The Evolution of the Vertebrate Jaw: How Would You Eat without One? (Concept Essay)
Forensic Entomology: Using Insects to Solve Crimes (Concept Essay)
Gender Differences in Children's Toy Preferences: Biologically Determined or Socially Conditioned? (Research Essay)
Gene Programming: How Many Genes Does It Take to Program a Seed? (Research Essay)
Genomes Large and Small: The Evolution of Genome Size in Eukaryotes (Concept Essay)
The Grad Student Life: Thinking outside the Textbook: (Concept Essay)
Human Adaptation to High Altitude Hypoxia: Getting High (Concept Essay)
Identifying Proteins Involved in Plant Cell Wall Modification: How Forward Genetics Can Be Used to Study Biology (Research Essay)
Invertebrates in Medicine: Maggots, Leeches, and Hookworms (Issues Essay)
Japanese Knotweed: Invasion of the Clones? (Research Essay)
Maintenance of Genome Stability: Why Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (Concept Essay)
Maternal Stress: Is My Mother Harming or Helping Me? (Research Essay)
A Matter of Life and Death: Viruses Inhibit Cell Suicide (Concept Essay)
A Most Pervasive Prion Disease: Chronic Wasting Disease Continues to Spread and Shows No Signs of Slowing (Issues Essay)
The Myriad Causes of Autism: Structural Variation is a Significant Contributor (Research Essay)
Neuropathic Pain: Are You Too Sensitive? (Research Essay)
New Species Right Before Our Eyes: How Birdfeeders Can Influence Speciation (Research Essay)
Phytoremediation: Plants to the Rescue (Research Essay)
The Process of Science: Brain Food (Concept Essay)
Radioisotopic Imaging: Taking a Picture in order to See Clearly (Issues Essay)
Remote Sensing: To Map or not to Map? Towards Characterizing the Distribution of Eastern Canada's Shallow Marine Vegetation from above the Sea Surface (Research Essay)
Resistance to Antimalarial Drugs: Adaptive Evolution and Genetic Interactions (Research Essay)
Seasonal Affective Disorder and Circadian Rhythms: Do You Get the Wintertime Blues? (Issues Essays)
Singulair Success: A Drug Discovery Classic (Issues Essay)
Speciation and the Threespine Stickleback: The New Fishes of Paxton Lake (Issues Essay)
Sustainable Agriculture: How Can We Eat without Wrecking the Place? (Issues Essay)