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Genetics, Diversity, and the Biosphere

Written by: Denson K. McLain
Narrated by: Amy Bruce, Brian Hill
Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins

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Publisher's Summary

Genetics, Diversity, and the Biosphere is a college introductory-level text read in a conversational manner. Within each section, key words and concepts are introduced, discussed and then reviewed. The audio format allows students to make the most of their time by giving them the freedom to study by listening.

The topics covered in “Genetics” include:

  • DNA Structure
  • Mitosis and Meiosis
  • Mendelian Genetics
  • Population Genetics
  • Recombinant DNA Technology.

The topics covered in “Evolution” include:

  • Darwin
  • Natural Selection
  • Fitness and Adaptation
  • Modes of Speciation
  • Punctuated Equilibrium.

The topics covered in “Diversity” include:

  • Kingdoms and Phyla
  • Levels of Classification
  • Cladistics

Human Ancestry. The topics covered in “Ecology” include:

  • Communities
  • Population Regulation

Genetics, Diversity, and the Biosphere is an ideal study guide for students who need to review introductory biology including those who need to review for the MCAT, DAT, Biology GRE, and AP Biology.

"Above average study guides...recommended." (Science Books & Films)

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"[A]n excellent way for students to learn concepts and review." (Biology Program, Clemson University)

"[A]llows students to preview and review the material...it works!" (Biology Dept., Univ. South Carolina-Spartanburg)

"[F]or both non-major and major students." (Journal of College Science Teaching)

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