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    Q&A with Paul Pinet: What is Complexity Theory?

    Posted by Suzy Balk on Oct 14, 2019 9:30:00 AM

    Now in its eighth edition, Invitation to Oceanography is known as a modern, comprehensive, and student-friendly introduction to the field. One of the key updates to the Eighth Edition is the addition of Complexity Theory—a scientific breakthrough for understanding and managing Earth’s systems. Below, author Paul Pinet walks through the “what,” “why,” and “how” of Complexity Theory.

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    Topics: Environmental Science

    Take Note: Tips for Success in Genetics and Genomics

    Posted by Suzy Balk on Sep 19, 2019 2:40:33 PM

    Dr. Daniel Hartl, Higgins Professor of Biology at Harvard University and author of best-selling textbook Essential Genetics and Genomics, Seventh Edition shares tips for students to improve their study and problem-solving skills.

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    Topics: Biological Science, Genetics

    5 Reasons to Adopt Krasner's Microbial Challenge

    Posted by Suzy Balk on May 7, 2019 8:06:25 AM


    1. Text Format

    The number of parts in this edition have been updated to five and are sequentially presented to assist the student in following the logic of the narrative. All of the examples that illustrate key principles in the chapters have been updated. The art, photos, and overall design have been improved throughout the text.

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    Topics: Biological Science, microbiology, Teri Shors