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This book it made me feel like I was reading some Wikipedia articles packed together so tightly I couldn t readthan half of it. A great review of biological concepts learned in school. This book contains 250 milestones in Biology, including some that we have to estimate, like the origin of life It also contains some dark history in biology, mainly in eugenics, but doesn t go into depth The book is printed in a straight forward manner, with the text on the left side of the book and an image related to the text on the right side of the book.The page will begin with the general title of the milestone and its approximate date, along with the names and active years of the founder This book contains 250 milestones in Biology, including some that we have to estimate, like the origin of life It also contains some dark history in biology, mainly in eugenics, but doesn t go into depth The book is printed in a straight forward manner, with the text on the left side of the book and an image related to the text on the right side of the book.The page will begin with the general title of the milestone and its approximate date, along with the names and active years of the founders Let us take the Helix Structure of DNA for example On the very top is the title of the finding, with the year 1953 in the left margin Below the title are the names of the relevant people, namely James Watson, Rosalind Franklin and Francis Crick Below that is a blurb about the finding and how it was also a race between the Watson Crick Franklin team and Linus Pauling At the very bottom of the page is a description of the image on the next page.Since it is printed in a layman friendly manner, it is quite easy to digest the information They include some specialized language, but most of it is explained in the blurb I really enjoyed it, though I don t think I will read it again 570.9 G354 2015 It might be OK for a high school student, but I found that most of the entries were too simplistic The chronological layout felt random `Book ↬ The Biology Book: From the Origin of Life to Epigenetics, 250 Milestones in the History of Biology ↡ From the emergence of life, to Leewenhoek s microscopic world, to GMO crops, The Biology Book presentslandmarks in the most widely studied scientific field Brief, engaging, and colorfully illustrated synopses introduce readers to every major subdiscipline, including cell theory, genetics, evolution, physiology, thermodynamics, molecular biology, and ecology With information on such varied topics as paleontology, pheromones, nature vs nurture, DNA fingerprinting, bioenergetics, and so much , this lively collection will engage everyone who studies and appreciates the life sciences