Explains biological concepts and explores related fields as well as the history of biological science. Provides information on careers in biology and contains color illustrations, sidebars, bibliographies, timelines, charts, and a glossary.
Includes 7,858 entries covering all the major fields within the science, describes techniques and tests commonly used in biology, explains statistical terms and includes biographical details of important biologists.
Contains 385 signed entries covering wide variety of topics related to animal life and include articles on subjects such as biodiversity and defense mechanisms as well as those on specific species or individual animals.
An encyclopedic guide to microbiology and immunology, for students and other researchers. Addresses current ethical, legal and social issues with special emphasis given to biological warfare and terrorism. Also available as an eBook.