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Living in a Microbial World (Paperback, 2nd New edition) Loot Price: R2,261
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Living in a Microbial World (Paperback, 2nd New edition): Bruce Hofkin

Living in a Microbial World (Paperback, 2nd New edition)

Bruce Hofkin

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List price R3,999 Loot Price R2,261 Discovery Miles 22 610 | Repayment Terms: R208 pm x 12* You Save R1,738 (43%)

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Please note this version is for instructors only; students and bookstores should purchase 9780815346102. As with the first edition, this new edition of Living in a Microbial World is written for students taking a general microbiology course, or a microbiology-based course for non-science majors. The conversational style and use of practical, everyday examples make the essential concepts of microbiology accessible to a wide audience. While using this approach, the text maintains scientific rigor with clear explanations spanning the breadth of microbiology, including health, evolution, ecology, food production, biotechnology, and industrial processes. Each chapter contains a series of case studies based on microbiology in the news, in history, and in literature. There are questions at the end of each case study and the end of each chapter, as well as an online quiz with help on answering the questions. The text, questions, and cases have been updated to reflect the changing influence of microbiology in the world today, from the microbiome, to new disease outbreaks (Ebola and Zika) and antibiotic resistance, to new biotechnology tools (CRISPR-Cas). Living in a Microbial World, Second Edition is additionally supported by the Garland Science Learning System. This homework platform is designed to evaluate and improve student performance and allows instructors to select assignments on specific topics and review the performance of the entire class, as well as individual students, via the instructor dashboard. Students receive immediate feedback on their mastery of the topics, and will be better prepared for lectures and classroom discussions. The user-friendly system provides a convenient way to engage students while assessing progress. Performance data can be used to tailor classroom discussion, activities, and lectures to address students' needs precisely and efficiently. For more information and sample material, visit http://garlandscience.rocketmix.com/. Living in a Microbial World, Second Edition comes with a full range of supplements: The Garland Science Learning System Images available in PowerPoint and JPEG Testbank Online quiz with answers and feedback Extra modules Help answering the end-of-chapter questions Animations Media guide Online glossary

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Imprint: Garland Publishing Inc
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2017
First published: 2017
Authors: Bruce Hofkin
Dimensions: 276 x 213mm (L x W)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 472
Edition: 2nd New edition
ISBN-13: 978-0-8153-4514-5
Categories: Books > Science & Mathematics > Biology, life sciences > Microbiology (non-medical) > General
LSN: 0-8153-4514-3
Barcode: 9780815345145

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