By Frank R. Spellman

The record retains growing to be! the newest in executive Institutes' 'non-specialist' sequence, Biology for Nonbiologists maintains the culture proven by way of Toxicology for Non-Toxicologists and Chemistry for Nonchemists, through offering environmental and occupational-safety-and-health practitioners and scholars with a accomplished evaluation of the rules and ideas of contemporary biology. masking every thing from uncomplicated chemistry rules and the implications of biology's interplay with the surroundings to uncomplicated organic ideas and functions, this useful guide offers a short direction at the technology of biology. you will achieve an figuring out of and ability in organic rules and examine key biology innovations, matters, and practices with no spending weeks in a lecture room. Biology for Nonbiologists specializes in 3 components: environmental biology and ecology as they observe to environmental regulatory compliance courses, human biology, and neighborhood and atmosphere dynamics. even if, it additionally covers all significant organic subject matters, together with the mobile foundation for all times, the interactions of organisms, and the evolutionary means of all beings. the writer explains clinical thoughts with little connection with arithmetic and actual technological know-how and little technical language, making the textual content more uncomplicated to appreciate and extra enticing for non-science readers. To additional demystify the technology, Spellman additionally lists and defines crucial biology phrases and phrases rarely utilized in the environmental and defense fields. specified learn aids, together with end-of-chapter stories and checkmarks that spotlight details, improve studying and make allowance readers to guage their knowing of the strategies presented.

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