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Houtman’s Biology Now (2nd Edition) – eBook

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  • Authors: Anne Houtman, Megan Scudellari, Cindy Malone
  • File Size: 129 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 496 pages
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 2nd edition
  • Publication Date: June 29, 2018
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07FCTBTCX
  • ISBN-10: 039363180X
  • ISBN-13: 9780393631807

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About The Author

Anne Houtman

Anne Houtman

Dr. Anne Houtman is Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, where she is also a full professor of biology. She has over twenty years of experience teaching non-biology majors at a variety of public and private institutions, which gives Anne a broad perspective of the education landscape. She is strongly committed to evidence-based, experiential education and has been an active participant in the national dialogue on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education for over twenty years. Dr. Houtmans research interests are in the ecology and evolution of hummingbirds. Anne grew up in Hawaii, received her doctorate in zoology from the University of Oxford, and conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Toronto.

Cindy Malone

Cindy Malone

Dr. Cindy Malone began her scientific career wearing hip-waders in a swamp behind her home in Illinois. She earned her BS in Biology at Illinois State University and her PhD in Microbiology and Immunology at UCLA. Cindy continued her post-doctoral work at UCLA in Molecular Genetics. She is currently a distinguished educator and an Associate Professor at California State University, Northridge, where she is the Director of the CSUN-UCLA Bridges to Stem Cell Research Program funded by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Cindy’s research is aimed at training masters and undergraduate degree candidates to understand how genes are regulated through epigenetic and genetic mechanisms that alter gene expression.

Dr. Malone has been teaching non-biology majors for over fifteen years and has won curriculum enhancement and teaching awards at CSUN.

Megan Scudellari

Megan Scudellari

Megan Scudellari is an award-winning freelance journalist and science writer based in Boston, Massachusetts, specializing in the life and environmental sciences. She has contributed to many magaziens including, but not limited to, Scientific American, Newsweek, Nature, Technology Review, and Discover. For 5 years Megan worked as a correspondent and later as a contributing editor for The Scientist magazine. In 2013, she was awarded the prestigious Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award in recognition of outstanding writing and reporting in science. Megan has also received accolades for investigative reporting on traumatic brain injury and a feature story on prosthetics that mimic a sense of touch.

She received an MS from the Graduate Program in Science Writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a BA from Boston College, and she has worked as an educator at the Museum of Science, Boston.

In Biology Now 2nd Edition (PDF), brief chapters are written like science news articles, combining compelling science with intriguing stories. The 2nd Edition eTextBook features NEW stories on exciting topics such as the human microbiome and CRISPR, and expanded coverage of the college course’s most important content areas. Biology Now 2e PDF is written by an expert author team made up of a science writer and 2 very experienced teachers. Expanded pedagogy in the ebook and online encourages biology students to think critically and engage with biology in the real world around all around them.

biology now 2e table of contents

Brief Table of Contents from the eBook Biology Now 2nd edition

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