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    New Edition of Best-Selling Botany Text Features NEW Animations that Educate and Entertain

    Posted by Lindsay White on Aug 11, 2016 2:21:02 PM

    The best-selling Botany: An Introduction to Plant Biology by Jim Mauseth continues to set the standard for the fundamentals of plant science in an updated sixth edition. No botany text better connects structure to function and does so with higher quality art and imagery. Combining strong scientific grounding with an approachable writing style, Botany teaches and engages.

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    Topics: botany, higher education, Mauseth, New Edition, animations, Biology, Higher Education, Science, science

    New Edition of Best-Selling Understanding Viruses Features NEW Virology Animations that Educate and Entertain

    Posted by Lindsay White on Jul 21, 2016 9:48:42 AM

    The highly anticipated Third Edition of Understanding Viruses by Teri Shors of University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh will publish July 29th.  Understanding Viruses continues to set the standard for the fundamentals of virology. This classic textbook combines molecular, clinical, and historical aspects of human viral diseases in a new stunning interior design featuring high quality art that will engage readers. Preparing students for their careers, the Third Edition greatly expands on molecular virology and virus families.

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    Topics: higher education, New Edition, animations, Biology, Higher Education, Navigate 2, New Text, Science, science, Virology

    Review: “Lewin’s GENES XI is the best molecular biology textbook with a high reputation."

    Posted by Lindsay White on Dec 23, 2015 12:23:58 PM

    We recently conducted a review of our best-selling and highly regarded, GENES XI textbook. We sought feedback from instructors who are currently or have very recently used the text in their molecular biology course and instructors who have not adopted the current Eleventh Edition.

    Specifically, instructors had this to say about the text’s organization and comprehensive coverage of content:

    “For the level of class I teach [the course is open to both upper-level undergraduate students and graduate students], the topic depth is excellent. In some cases, there is more depth than I will need/use, but topics are presented in a way that this extra depth does not preclude the student/reader from gaining the knowledge and level of depth the instructor is targeting.”

    – Dr. Matthew Stern, Winthrop University

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    Topics: higher education, New Edition, Biology, GENES, Higher Education, Lewin, Molecular Biology, molecular science, Review, Science, science

    November 24th is Evolution Day!

    Posted by Lindsay White on Nov 24, 2015 2:10:07 PM

    Today marks the 156th anniversary since the publication of Charles Darwin's On The Origin of Species. Every year scientists celebrate Evolution Day to commemorate Darwin's contributions to science and to focus on and educate the public about evolutionary biology.

    Today, Evolution is a core undergraduate course for any young biologist working through their academic career. We like to celebrate our prolific science forefathers by highlighting our quality textbooks written by leading scientists and educators.

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    Topics: Charles Darwin, Author, Biology, Evolution, Evolution Day, Higher Education, Science, science, Strickberger

    A Unique and Timely Resource on Ebola Virus and Emerging Infectious Diseases - Download a Chapter for FREE Today

    Posted by Lindsay White on Sep 8, 2015 11:40:49 AM

    What do we know about Ebola?  Authored by two professionals in the medical and science fields, the recently published Ebola: An Emerging Infectious Disease Case Study analyzes the recent outbreak of the virus from a variety of angles and provides context for our understanding of emerging infectious diseases, how they are treated, and how agencies and governments respond to them.

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    Topics: EID, Health, microbiology, Biology, Ebola, Emerging Infectious Diseases, New Text, New text, Science

    An Exciting, New Text and Animations for Future Biological Technicians

    Posted by Lindsay White on Mar 18, 2015 11:54:56 AM

    Employment of biological technicians is projected to grow 10% from 2012 to 2022 (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition).  The recently published Molecular Biotechnology by Carolyn Dehlinger, emphasizes careers in molecular biotechnology, profiles of major projects and researchers, and expansive discussions of bioethical concerns and current research, making it the ideal starting point for students pursuing a career as a biological technician.

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    Topics: Biological Science, lab exericises, New Edition, animations, Biology, molecular science, New Text, Science

    Check Out the 2015 Science Catalogs for Best-Selling Resources

    Posted by Lindsay White on Mar 11, 2015 1:02:02 PM

    Discover our best-selling resources for your biological and physical science curricula in the 2015 academic interactive Catalogs.  Take a look inside the 2015 Biological Sciences Catalog and the 2015 Physical Sciences Catalog for complete lists of course resources, new technology, and custom print solutions. View the catalogs on your computer or mobile device, or download and print a copies for your reference.

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    Topics: Biological Science, Catalogs, higher education, New Edition, Biology, Catalog, eBooks, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, Online Learning, Physical Science, PUBLISH, Science

    Student Focus Group Concludes Navigate 2 with Interactive eBook Will Improve Learning

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 10, 2015 4:16:15 PM

    Last fall, we conducted a focus group with students at Glendale Community College on Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Fundamentals of Microbiology, Tenth Edition, based on the classic undergraduate microbiology text by Jeffrey C. Pommerville. During the focus group, students received a product demonstration of Navigate 2 Advantage Access, including a comprehensive and interactive eBook, assessments, and practice activities. After the demonstration, students completed a survey on their initial reactions, carried out a set of tasks, and provided their feedback on the Navigate 2 user experience as a whole from the student perspective. Read the complete case study now.

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    Topics: microbiology, Biology, eBooks, Jeffrey C. Pommerville, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, Online Learning, Science

    Interactive Microbiology Animations Bring Microbiology Phenomena to Life - Featuring 20 NEW Interactive and Engaging Animations!

    Posted by Lindsay White on Mar 20, 2014 12:36:36 PM
    Click on the image to view a sample animation
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    Topics: microbiology, New Edition, animations, Biology, eLearning, Navigate, Online Learning, Science

    The 2013-2014 Biological and Physical Sciences Interactive Catalog is Now Available

    Posted by Lindsay White on Mar 7, 2014 1:13:56 PM
    2013-2014 Sciences Interactive Catalog
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    Topics: Biological Science, higher education, New Edition, Biology, Catalog, custom textbooks, Higher Education, Navigate, Online Learning, Physical Science, PUBLISH, Science

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