You don't have to be a scientist to find this beginners biology book fascinating!
What is life? Why do bees dance? How do animals know their mothers? Who discovered germs? Discover the living world, how it interacts with the environment, and stand in awe of the most interesting biology facts, theories, and discoveries.
The Biology Book is written in plain English making complex biological ideas accessible to everyone! Whether you're a student or a science enthusiast, you'll find these pages exciting and educational because it:
- Combines creative typography, graphics, and accessible text to explore the most famous and important ideas in biology and the people behind them
- Includes a directory section for easy localisation
- Profiles more than 95 ideas and events key to the development of biology and the life sciences, with thought-provoking graphics throughout that demystify the central concepts behind each idea
- Features insightful and inspiring quotes from leading biologists and scientists, such as 2020 Nobel Laureates, Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna, as well as thinkers in other fields
Over the last few centuries, humans have been enamoured by the world around us. Trace the history of scientific thought and meet the scientists who shaped the natural sciences, such as Carl Linnaeus, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, Charles Darwin, and Gregor Mendel. From the mechanics of plants, animals, and the human body; to DNA and genetic inheritance; and the development of vaccines, explore the crucial discoveries to understand how our world works.
The Biology Book uncovers over 95 key ideas in the field of biology. Step by step flowcharts, diagrams and accessible text will help demystify complex biological processes and help you enhance your understanding. This biology book also discusses current trends such as cloning, neuroscience, human evolution, and gene editing. Whether you're new to the subject, a budding scientist or keen to keep up with and understand current ethical and scientific debates, The Biology Book is for you.
Complete the Series
DK Books has published a series of books that cover educational topics such as religion, astronomy, art, science, maths, and more. These books simplify complex ideas, making it easy to understand - and learning fun. Look out for titles such as The History Book, The Astronomy Book, and The Science Book.