The Ultimate Illustrated Guide for Nonscientists
Science 101: Biology provides all the basics of biology in twelve easy chapters, ranging from such fundamental questions as "What is life?" to the essentials of anatomy, physiology, ecology, genetics, and evolution.
This book also covers public controversies such as stem-cell research and intelligent design theory.
A clear and engaging text describes all forms of life, from bacteria to plants and animals
Chapters on breaking news in biology and the history of biology, with an emphasis on the relevance of biology for society
More than 250 full-color photographs and illustrations
Ready Reference section with at-a-glance charts and diagrams