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We have information on cell structure, cell function, scientific studies, plants, vertebrates, invertebrates, and other life science topics.
Biology is the study of LIFE and the changes that take place with and around all living things.
The study of biology covers every planet and object in the Universe.
www.biology4kids.com   (350 words)

Biology is obviously divided into zoology (zoon, "animal") and botany (botane, "herb"), according as the organism is either an animal or a plant.
Biology is not a science of yesterday, but is as old as the human race.
Theodor Schwann was born at Neuss, near Cologne, in 1810 and became professor of anatomy at Louvain in 1839, and at Liège in 1848, and died in 1882.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02572a.htm   (4281 words)

  Biology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Biology is the branch of science dealing with the study of life.
Molecular biology is the study of biology at a molecular level.
Evolutionary biology is mainly based on paleontology, which uses the fossil record to answer questions about the mode and tempo of evolution, as well as the developments in areas such as population genetics and evolutionary theory.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Biology   (2927 words)

Biology 1111 and 2112 must be passed with a C or better to continue with more advanced Biology courses.
Biology 1111 (0101) is designed to be taken in the spring of the students’ freshman year.
Prerequisite: Biology 2112 (0102), Biology 2203 (0203), and Biology 4375 (0375).
www.temple.edu /bulletin/ugradbulletin/ucd/ucd_biology.html   (3976 words)

Biology is the natural science that studies the no-spontaneous transquantum transfer of the energy and the quasi-stable systems that experience it.
The Biology also investigate the environmental factors that surround the living beings; and, by means of conservationism, it seeks for more effective ways to understand the variations or new conditions of the environment that can threaten the existence of living beings on our planet.
Biology, which is defined as the study of life and the beings that experience it.
www.biocab.org /Biology.html   (4552 words)

 Category:Biology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is concerned with the characteristics and behaviors of organisms; how individuals come into existence, and how species evolve; and the interactions they have with each other and with their environment.
Biology encompasses a broad spectrum of academic fields that are often considered independent disciplines many of which are listed below as subcategories.
The main article for this category is Biology.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Biology   (133 words)

 Biology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A biology major is prepared for employment and for further education in graduate or professional schools (medical, dental, physical therapy, pharmacology, etc.).
Biology faculty have participated in discussions and presentation on college science teaching and undergraduate research at the national and international levels.
JU biology majors are required to take the introductory sequence of courses that include Botany, Zoology, Introduction to Cellular, Genetic and Molecular Biology, and Oral Communication in the Biological Sciences.
www.ju.edu /academics/undergrad_biology.asp   (1001 words)

 AP: Biology
The textbooks used for AP Biology should be those used by college biology majors and the labs done by AP students must be the equivalent of those done by college students.
The AP Biology course is designed to be taken by students after the successful completion of a first course in high school biology and one in high school chemistry.
The AP Biology Development Committee conducts college curriculum surveys of introductory biology courses for biology majors and develops the AP Biology Examination so that it is representative of the topics covered by the survey group.
www.collegeboard.com /student/testing/ap/sub_bio.html?biology   (413 words)

 Boston University Biology Home Page
Biology at Boston University is a broadly-based department with faculty interested in biological problems at the molecular, organismal, and population levels.
The undergraduate program leading to the B.A. degree in Biology combines both a breadth of education and training in Biology and the opportunity to concentrate in one of these areas: Cell and Molecular Biology; Physiology, Endocrinology and Reproduction; Marine Biology; Neurobiology; or Ecology, Behavior and Evolution.
The Biology Department is located at Boston University's Charles River Campus near many of the major historic and cultural attractions of the city.
www.bu.edu /biology   (243 words)

 USD - Biology Home Page
Biology provides you with a science "stepping stone" to numerous career paths in a wide range of fields.
The teaching and research interests of the faculty are diverse, ranging form physiology and cell biology to ecology and environmental stress physiology, neuroendocrinology, and population and evolutionary ecology.
Biology is a department within the College of Arts and Sciences.
www.usd.edu /biol   (271 words)

 University of North Dakota | Biology Department
The 21 st century will be the age of biology, extending a century-long revolution in the biological sciences, with the future quality of human existence being strongly dependent on future advances in the life sciences.
This, in turn, has driven accelerating demands for basic and applied biological knowledge, particularly in cellular-and-molecular-biology with implications for medicine, agriculture, genetic engineering, and forensic science; and in evolution-and-ecology with implications for the conservation of natural resources and restoration of ecosystems severely disturbed by human activities.
Demand for programs in biology will accelerate because of a vital need for graduates with focus and training in the biological sciences, particularly in the core areas related to medicine, cellular and molecular biology, and evolution and ecology.
www.und.edu /dept/biology/undergrad/bio_undergrad.html   (246 words)

 Biochemistry and Cell Biology/Ecology and Evolution/Neurobiology and Behavior
Biology is the study of organisms, including the molecular and cellular basis of life, development of the individual and its genetic basis, maintenance of the individual, and interaction of organisms with their biotic and physical environment.
The director of undergraduate biology and the research sponsor appoint a thesis committee consisting of the research sponsor and two additional faculty members, one of them from a different department than that of the research sponsor.
All 20 credits of biology courses intended for the biology minor must be passed with a grade of C or higher, including 9 credits at the 300 level.
naples.cc.sunysb.edu /CAS/ubdepts2.nsf/pages/bio   (3814 words)

 CLEP: Biology
The Biology examination covers material that is usually taught in a one-year college general biology course.
Most textbooks used in college-level biology courses cover the topics in the outline given earlier, but the approaches to certain topics and the emphasis given to them may differ.
To prepare for the Biology exam, it is advisable to study one or more college textbooks, which can be found in most college bookstores.
www.collegeboard.com /student/testing/clep/ex_bio.html   (487 words)

 Wikibooks:Biology bookshelf - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
Wikibooks completed or in progress in various disciplines within the subject area of Biology are listed (and linked) here.
Proteomics is the study of all the proteins within a cell at a specified time under specific conditions.
It is recommended that Evolutionary Biology be completed before starting more detailed books.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/Biology   (384 words)

 Kimball's Biology Pages
It has always seemed to me that the many parts that make up the subject of biology are related to each other more like the nodes of a web than as a linear collection of independent topics.
Another disadvantage of printed textbooks is the inevitable delay between the time that new advances in biology are reported and the time that they can become incorporated in a printed book (often several years).
A comprehensive list of other free, online biology books (as well as texts on other subjects) is available at Textbook Revolution.
users.rcn.com /jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages   (898 words)

 PLU Biology Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
To learn biology is more than to learn facts: it is to learn how to ask and answer questions, how to develop strategies which might be employed to obtain answers, and how to recognize and evaluate the answers which emerge.
Independent study (491) and cooperative education may be used for no more than 4 of the upper-division biology hours required for the BS degree, and for no more than 2 of the upper-division biology hours required for the BA degree.
Students who plan to apply biology credits earned at other institutions toward a PLU degree with a biology major should be aware that at least 14 hours in biology, numbered 324 or higher and including 499, must be earned in residence at PLU.
www.nsci.plu.edu /biol   (753 words)

 Biology at Haverford College
The virtual elimination of the traditional lines which used to demarcate the areas of genetics, biochemistry, microbiology and cell physiology, particularly in the research laboratory, has necessitated a new approach to the teaching of biology, emphasizing the common molecular basis of all of these disciplines.
Haverford's Department of Biology is uniquely focused on molecular and cellular biology and committed to a research-based curriculum focusing on the experimental method as a teaching tool.
The Biology Department attracts between 25 - 40 majors per year who contribute to a dynamic and exciting learning environment.
www.haverford.edu /biology/welcome.html   (243 words)

 Biology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As a biology student at a liberal arts institution, you’ll be challenged to think for yourself and to articulate your ideas clearly.
These courses will take you from the molecular level of biology through the ecosystem level, introducing you to the broad scope of biology, as well as the different backgrounds and areas of expertise of the biology faculty members.
Upper-level courses focus on cells and molecules, which includes cell biology, electron microscopy, molecular genetics, and microbiology; populations, which examines the structure and diversity of animals and plants, their adaptation, evolutionary relationships, behavior and ecology; and organisms, which covers cell and plant physiology and vertebrate physiology.
www.knox.edu /biology.xml   (610 words)

 Biology Major
The Biology Major is designed for students with broad interests in the biological sciences and also those who wish to postpone specialization.
Many students will focus their interests and transfer out of the Biology Major to a more specialized major, while some who desire broad training in biology will graduate in the Biology Major.
Students majoring in Biology must complete 31 credits of biological coursework plus the college requirements for a degree in either the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences-Natural Sciences or the College of Letters and Science Bachelor of Science.
www.biology.wisc.edu /Academic_Programs/Biology   (242 words)

 Biology Department
The Biology program is designed to help students gain a comprehensive understanding of the life sciences.
Biology majors at Grand Valley State Univerity are able to tailor their programs to fit career needs or interests with consultation from their advisors.
Faculty in the Biology Department are involved in a broad range of research providing many opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to engage in a variety of projects.
www.gvsu.edu /biology   (213 words)

 Department of Biology
The diverse academic programs offered by the Biology Department at East Carolina University are predicated on a rich tradition of teaching by more than thirty caring faculty who conduct teaching and research in a variety of areas including: ecology, evolution and organismal biology, and cellular and molecular biology.
A low student to teacher ratio in upper division classes provides the opportunity for stimulating and meaningful student-faculty interaction as well as success in achieving educational goals of learning in one of the largest academic units on campus.
However, in spite of our size, the Department of Biology envelops a friendly, helpful, and scholarly attitude that enables students to meet successfully the challenges of a rigorous, modern curriculum.
www.ecu.edu /biology   (215 words)

progress from the consideration of specific data and knowledge to the understanding of models and concepts and the explanation of generalised biology terms, from the collection and organisation of information to problem-solving, and from the use of simple communication skills to those which are more sophisticated
A syllabus is a document that gives teachers an outline of what students are to be taught in a specific learning area.
The syllabus and other supporting material for Biology 11-12 are available from the Board of Studies.
www.schools.nsw.edu.au /learning/yr11_12/science/biology/index.php   (211 words)

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