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Investigating Metals

Written by F.C. Brown and published by the English Universities Press, this book takes a close look at some of the properties and uses of metals and invites students to try interesting experiments and to make useful devices based on metals. The text includes questions and problems that students are asked to consider...
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1970 - 1979

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Animal Flight

Produced in 1972 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet illustrates how the anatomy, physiology and performance of flying animals are related to the mechanical principles of flight. The booklet contains sections on: * Kinds of flight: flying animals, parachuting, gliding...
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1970 - 1979

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Animal Photoperiodism

Produced in 1970 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet looks at biological rhythms (biorhythms). These are the cyclic events which occur daily or seasonally in the lives of animals. This booklet looks at the study of the biological effects of day length. It is an...
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Guts

Produced in 1967 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet examines the study of the digestive system as one of the first areas of functional biology studied. The booklet covers topics that include: * Herbivores and omnivores * The mammalian gut * Cellulose digestion in...
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1970 - 1979

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Investigation by Experiment

Produced in 1970 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet illustrates the nature, potentialities and limitations of investigations. It contains sections that look at experimental methods and the statistical analysis of data. These include: * Methods of observational and...
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1970 - 1979

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Muscle

Produced in 1970 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet looks at the cellular structure and function of muscles. It contains sections that illustrate: * The composition of muscles * Striated and smooth * The sliding filament theory of contraction * Experiments on...
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1970 - 1979

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Introductory Statistics for Biology

Produced in 1979 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet examines a range of statistical techniques and their application in the analysis of biological data. Sections in the booklet describe: * Probability and statistics * Continuous distributions: confidence limits...
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1970 - 1979

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Temperature and Animal Life

Produced in 1979 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet reviews the ways in which temperature imposes itself upon the biology of animals. It illustrates the homeostasis of ‘warm-blooded’ animals that can regulate their deep body temperature. Temperature is a major...
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1970 - 1979

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The Structure and Function of Enzymes

Produced in 1973 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet looks at the catalysis of biochemical reactions. Several enzymes are considered in detail and an attempt made to correlate the structure of the enzyme with the catalysis mechanism. Sections in the booklet include...
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1970 - 1979

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Size and Shape

Produced in 1971 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet examines how physics and engineering theory can be used to elucidate the anatomy of plants and animals. It includes very simple calculations which are designed to show that the explanations which are offered are...
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