Know It All Biology

The 50 Most Elemental Concepts in Biology, Each Explained in Under a Minute

Know It All Biology
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Format: Paperback / softback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9781577151593
Publisher: Wellfleet Press
Series: Know It All
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Description

Dive into the gene pool and understand all the basics of biology with Know It All Biology. You'll have a scientific groundwork in less than a minute!

The Know-It-All series takes a revolutionary approach to learning about the subjects you really feel you should understand but have never gotten around to studying. Each title selects a popular topic and dissects it into the 50 most significant ideas at its heart. Each idea, no matter how complex, is explained in 300 words and one picture, all digestible in under a minute. 

Know-It-All Biology tackles the vital science of life, dissecting the 50 most thought-provoking theories of our ecosystem and ourselves. At a time when discoveries in DNA allow us to feel more connected than ever to the natural world, this is the fastest route to an understanding of the tree of life.

Whether you’re dipping into the gene pool, unlocking cells, or conversing on biodiversity, this is all the knowledge you need to bring life to any dinner-party debate.

The author

Nicholas Battey is a Professor of Plant Development at the University of Reading whose expertise lies in pure and applied plant biology as well as a strong interest in the history of biology on wildlife.

Mark Fellowes is a Professor of Ecology at the University of Reading whose research interests include insect ecology and the effects of urbanization.
 

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9781577151593
Illustrations: color photos
Size: 7 in x 9 in / 177.8 mm x 228.6 mm
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