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    Dan Chiras's Human Biology, Ninth Edition is Now Available

    Posted by Lindsay White on Feb 23, 2018 3:54:12 PM

    Dan Chiras once again offers a refreshing and student-friendly introduction to the structure, function, health, and homeostasis of the human body in a modernized ninth edition of Human Biology. This acclaimed text features a new chapter dedicated to the integumentary system as well as new sections covering evolution, injuries and diseases of the muscles, the pineal gland, and more.

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    Topics: Author, Science, human biology

    10 Reasons to Adopt Lewin's GENES XII

    Posted by Lindsay White on Feb 17, 2018 6:38:00 PM

    Long considered the quintessential molecular biology textbook, for decades Lewin's GENES has provided the most modern presentation to this transformative and dynamic science. Now in its twelfth edition, this classic text continues to lead with new information and cutting-edge developments, covering gene structure, sequencing, organization, and expression. No other text offers a broader understanding of this exciting and vital science or does so with higher quality art and illustrations. Lewin's GENES XII continues to be the clear choice for molecular biology and genetics.

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    Topics: Molecular Biology, Science, 10 Reasons

    The Ninth Edition of Dan Hartl's Genetics: Analysis of Genes and Genomes is Now Available

    Posted by Lindsay White on Feb 15, 2018 10:44:43 AM

    The long anticipated ninth edition of Genetics: Analysis of Genes and Genomes by Dan Hartl, Higgins Professor of Biology at Harvard University, is here! Genetics is a resource uniquely suited for learning and applying genetics to our world. Its DNA first presentation frames the discussion of genetics in modern terms, which provides students the context to then understand its Mendelian history.

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    Topics: New Edition, Genetics, Science, Authors

    New Edition of Environmental Science: Systems and Solutions Provides "Big Picture" Understanding of Environmental Science

    Posted by Lindsay White on Feb 10, 2018 10:00:00 AM

    What is the “big picture” in environmental science? Our authors know and effectively communicate it in Environmental Science: Systems and Solutions, Sixth Edition. Whether you view the subject through a scientific, social, political, or historical lens, you’ll find the concrete foundations here that work for courses in both environmental science and environmental studies.

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    Topics: Environmental Science, Physical Science, Science

    Pommerville's Fundamentals of Microbiology is Here!

    Posted by Lindsay White on May 5, 2017 2:55:31 PM
    The stunning eleventh edition of Pommerville’s Fundamentals of Microbiology just published and is ready to teach and engage students in the fascinating world of microbes. Award-winning author, Jeff Pommerville has done the impossible by making the best even better. Now with a new modern and intuitive design, a deeper focus on career application, and exciting new features, the Eleventh Edition has raised the bar for introductory microbiology textbooks. 
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    Topics: Biological Science, Lab Manual, lab skills, lab videos, microbiology, New Edition, Author, Biology, Jeffrey C. Pommerville, laboratory, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, New Text, Science, science

    Updated Edition of Climatology Features New Full-Color Design

    Posted by Lindsay White on Apr 26, 2017 10:13:20 AM

    A new edition of Climatology by Robert V. Rohli and Anthony J. Vega will publish June 1, 2017.  Praised for its detail and accuracy, Climatology continues to lead as the most comprehensive presentation of our dynamic climate system. The Fourth Edition features a completely revised, full-color art program that enhances clarity and gradation of all maps, climographs, and images to help readers better understand the diversity of climate within varying climate types.

    The text appeals to all students, as it covers the basics of atmospheric science in the early chapters and provides the breadth and depth of topics to challenge the more experienced reader. Climatology, Fourth Edition aims to improve students’ communication skills, encourage critical-thinking, and invoke a sense of social responsibility, making it the clear choice in this rapidly developing science.

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    Topics: Climatology, New Edition, atmospheric science, climographs, geography, Navigate Companion Website, New Text, New text, Physical Science, Rohli, Science, science, Vega, weather

    Botany, 6th Edition Awarded 2017 New England Book Show College Print Single!

    Posted by Lindsay White on Apr 21, 2017 11:54:37 AM

    Bookbuilders of Boston announced Botany: An Introduction to Plant Biology, Sixth Edition by James D. Mauseth the 60th Annual New England Book Show College Print Single!

    The recently published plant biology text book received a 2017 Acknowledgement of Excellence awarded by the jury of the New England Book Show in recognition of Excellence in Graphic Arts.
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    Topics: Award, Bookbuilders of Boston, botany, Mauseth, New Edition, New England Book Show, Awards, Biology, College Print Single, plant biology, Science, science

    A New Edition of Pommerville’s Microbiology is Almost Here!

    Posted by Lindsay White on Apr 13, 2017 9:39:49 AM

    Pommerville’s Microbiology. Of Course.

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    Topics: Lab Manual, lab skills, lab videos, microbiology, New Edition, animations, Biology, laboratory, Navigate 2, New Text, Pommerville, Science, science, videos

    Hear What Your Peers Have to Say About Botany, 6th Edition

    Posted by Lindsay White on Mar 10, 2017 9:41:12 AM

    Don’t just take our word for it.

    We conducted extensive market reviews prior to publishing a sixth edition of the best-selling Botany: An Introduction to Plant Biology. Here’s what some of our reviewers had to say:

    "The Botany and Beyond and the Plants and People sections are excellent! I especially appreciate the diversity of topics, and the direct application, and the clarity of writing."

    "I would definitely anticipate using a sixth edition of this text. I felt the text had most of what I wanted in a textbook."

    "The section on plant structure I find to be the single strongest area of the book and the area I feel sets it apart from the competitors."

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    Topics: botany, Mauseth, New Edition, animations, Biology, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, New Text, plant biology, Review, reviews, Science, science

    Hear What Your Peers Have to Say About Understanding Viruses

    Posted by Lindsay White on Mar 8, 2017 12:36:58 PM

    Don't just take our word for it.

    We conducted extensive market reviews prior to publishing a third edition of the internationally acclaimed Understanding Viruses. Here's what some of our reviewers had to say:

    "I am impressed with the author's ability to include topical information, basic biology, and clinical relevance. This begins in the first chapter and is consistent throughout. This text fills a major gap between advanced virology and introductory biology texts… This text is the perfect blend of clinical virology, epidemiology, taxonomy, replication dynamics, and pathophysiology."

    "I really like this textbook. The approach to viruses corresponds to my thoughts of needing to know about the interaction of the virus and the host and not just the diseases that they cause."

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    Topics: microbiology, New Edition, animation, Biology, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, New Text, Review, reviews, Science, science, Shors, Virology, Viruses

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