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Cell Growth and Division

Produced in 1982 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet looks at the diversity of cells, how they grow and divide and the common principles at work amongst diverse organisms. It considers the processes of cell division, including the segregation of chromosomes as the...

Fertilization in Animals

Produced in 1983 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet introduces students to gametes, the events which go into the production of these specialized cells and the mechanisms by which they interact and then are transformed into the distinct pattern of the embryo.

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Mycorrhiza

Produced in 1984 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet looks at mycorrhizas, the symbiotic relationship between fungi and the vascular plants that are hosting them. This booklet explains the relationships, ecology and life cycles of different types of mycorrhizas,...

Neo-Darwinism

Produced in 1982 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet defines 'Darwinism' and describes the development of Charles Darwin's ideas about evolution. The term Darwinism is separated from the term 'evolution', even though Darwin's theories centred around natural selection...

The Physics of Heat Capacity

Part of the Macmillan Monographs in the Physical Sciences series, The Physics of Heat Capacity includes chapters on the heat capacities of gases and solids, and ideas for experimental projects.

Chapter 1, on the heat capacities of gases looks at the kinetic theory of gases...

Stomata

Produced in 1983 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet looks at the development and functions of stomata in plants. These prevent water loss and allow carbon dioxide in the air to diffuse into the intercellular air spaces of the photosynthetic tissues. Through evolution...

pH and Redox Measurements

This booklet contains a set of experiments and activities through which students can explore pH and the use of a pH probe.

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1. Initial preparation
2. Battery
3. Electrode
4. Buffer solution
5. Instrument layout
6. pH measurement
7. mV measurement...

Elements of an Industry

This brief, non-technical guide to a number of important elements, and the part they play in modern industry, was produced by Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI). The information given in the book was first published as a series of press announcements during the period 1950-51.

The book contains information...

Inorganic Chemicals

This booklet, produced by Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) in 1978, is about chemicals whose initial development in Britain was based on salt (sodium chloride): Ammonia, chlorine, sodium carbonate and sulphuric acid. It also looks at the importance of common salt chemistry to the development of the entire heavy...

Monotremes and Marsupials: the Other Mammals

Produced in 1983 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet looks at the mammals of Australia, monotremes such as the platypus and marsupials like koalas and kangaroos. The resource considers their origins and biological features, including reproduction, temperature, energy...

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