Biology 100 Ideas in 100 Words: A Whistle-stop Tour of Science’s Key Concepts (Hardcover)

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Biology: 100 Ideas in 100 Words offers the essential facts at your fingertips, satisfying your scientific curiosity and helping you to understand the biggest concepts in biology in concise, 100-word summaries.

One of the titles in a cutting-edge new series created in partnership with The Science Museum, this book introduces 100 key areas of biology such as life processes, evolution, DNA and inheritance, diversity of plants, immunity, and disease, and explains each topic in just 100 words. Perfect for getting your head around big ideas clearly and quickly or refreshing your memory of the fundamentals of life on earth, this book covers the most up-to-date terms and theories and inspires a heightened level of understanding and enjoyment to the core areas of biology explored in The Science Museum.

About the Author

Eva Amsen is a writer and science communicator, focused on the culture of science and the common ground between science and the arts. Her writing has been published widely, including in Nature, Nautilus, The Scientist, Undark, PNAS, Spacing Magazine, Hakai, the website, BOLD blog and in the books The Open Laboratory (2009) and The Best Science Writing Online (2012). In 2020, Eva won the ABSW Award for Opinion Piece or Editorial of the Year.

The Science Museum is dedicated to inspiring visitors with award-winning exhibitions, iconic objects, and stories of incredible scientific achievement. The Science Museum’s world-class collection forms an enduring record of scientific, technological, and medical advancement from across the globe. The Science Museum Group incorporates the Science Museum, the Science Museum Library, and the Wellcome Collections of the History of Medicine in South Kensington; the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester; the National Railway Museum in York and Locomotion in Shildon; and the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780744093780
ISBN-10: 0744093783
Publisher: DK
Publication Date: May 28th, 2024
Pages: 192
Language: English