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Table of Contents
1. The Scientific Method: Proven Effective
2. The Chemistry of Life: Drink to Your Health?
3. Cell Structure and Metabolism: Diet
4. Genes—Transcription, Translation, Mutation, and Cloning: Genetically Modified Foods
5. Tissues, Organs, and Organ Systems: Work Out
6. The Musculoskeletal System: Sex Differences in Athleticism
7. The Digestive System: Weight-Loss Surgery
8. The Blood: Malaria-A Deadly Bite
9. The Cardiovascular System: Can We Stop the Number-One Killer?
10. The Respiratory System: Secondhand Smoke
11. The Urinary System: Surviving the Ironman
12. Immune System, Bacteria, Viruses, and Other Pathogens: Will Mad-Cow Disease Become an Epidemic?
13. Sexually Transmitted Infections: The Cervical Cancer Vaccine
14. Brain Structure and Function: Attention Deficit Disorder
15. The Senses: Is Danger Near?
16. The Endocrine System: Worried Sick
17. DNA Synthesis, Mitosis, and Meiosis: Cancer
18. Human Reproduction: Is There Something in the Water?
19. Mendelian and Quantitative Genetics: Are You Only as Smart as Your Genes?
20. Extensions of Mendelism, Sex Linkage, Pedigree Analysis, and DNA Fingerprinting DNA Detective
21. Development and Aging : The Promise and Perils of Stem Cells
22. Evolution: Where Did We Come From?
23. Ecosystems and Biomes: Where Do You Live?
24. Population, Community, and Ecosystem Ecology: Is Earth Experiencing a Biodiversity Crisis?
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$75.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-61248-9