Praise for the previous edition:
"Of great use to high schoolers and undergraduates."Book News
"...[a] useful addition to collections supporting serious technical research."School Library Journal
"...a fine supplemental reference for student research...easy to read or browse...recommended for high school or public libraries needing general science reference resources."VOYA
The Facts On File Biology Handbook, Revised Edition offers students a full view of this vital branch of science, in the form of a one-stop reference, with almost 1,800 glossary entries. This volume expands greatly on the information available in the first edition, with the inclusion of four new sections, as well as updated information and additions in the biography, chronology, and glossary sections.
The four new sections include:
- 125 important advances in the biological sciences
- A complete list of Nobel Prize winners in physiology or medicine, as well as their biographical information
- The names, addresses, telephone numbers, and Web addresses of 30 important science and biology associations
- A guide to 50 award-winning Web sites for further reference.