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Human Biology Concepts and Current Issues

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ISBN-10: 0321820614

ISBN-13: 9780321820617

Edition: 7th 2014

Authors: Michael D. Johnson

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Through his teaching, his textbook, and in his online blog, award-winning teacher Michael D. Johnson sparks the interest of today’s science-intimidated student by connecting basic biology to real-world issues relevant to students' own lives. Through a storytelling approach and extensive online support,Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues, Seventh Editionnot only demystifies how the human body works but drives students to become better consumers of health and science information. Each chapter opens with Johnson’s popular "Current Issue" essays, and BlogInFocus references within the chapter direct students to his frequently-updated online blog for breaking human biology-related news.…    
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Book details

List price: $221.20
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 1/10/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

HumanBiology, Science, and Society
The Chemistry of Living Things
Structure and Function of Cells
From Cells to Organ Systems
The Skeletal System
The Muscular System
Heart and Blood Vessels
The Immune System and Mechanisms of Defense
The Respiratory System: Exchange of Gases
The Nervous System: Integration and Control
Sensory Mechanisms
The Endocrine System
The Digestive System and Nutrition
The Urinary System
Reproductive Systems
Cell Reproduction and Differentiation
Cancer: Uncontrolled Cell Division and Differentiation
Genetics and Inheritance
DNA Technology and Genetic Engineering
Development and Aging
Evolution and the Origins of Life
Ecosystems and Populations
Human Impacts, Biodiversity, and Environmental Issues