30-Second Biology : The 50 most thought-provoking theories of life, each explained in half a minute
Description 30-Second Biology presents the 50 most thought-provoking theories of our ecosystem and ourselves, each explained in half a minute. At a time when discoveries in DNA allow us to feel more connected than ever to the natural world, this is the fastest route to an understanding of the tree of life. This book dissects the hot topics of biological science, delving into the 50 most significant theories and developments that have shaped our understanding of the world around us: * Life on earth * Genes * Growth and reproduction * Energy and nutrition * Evolution * Ecology Whether you're dipping into the gene pool, unlocking cells or conversing on biodiversity, this is all the knowledge you need to bring life to the dinner-party debate. If you like this, you might also be interested in 30-Second Anatomy,30-Second Ecologyand 30-Second Evolution.