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Human Biology

Human Biology Author(s): Sylvia Mader, Michael Windelspecht

Difference between 14th and 13th editions
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Key differences between 14th and 13th editions

  • Time lapse between current and previous editions: 2 years (2015 vs 2013).
  • The First edition of Sylvia S. Mader's Human Biology was published in 1988.
  • New material in the Fourteenth Ed:
  • Chapter 1: Exobiology (also called astrobiology), the branch of science investigating the life in space.
  • Chapter 2: Illustration of the nucleotide structure.
  • Chapter 5: Science in your life box on safety of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs.
  • New Chapter 8 "Biology of Infectious Diseases" includes information about bacteria, viruses, infectious diseases, and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (a viral respiratory infection).
  • Chapter 19:
    • Picture comparing meiosis I and meiosis II.
    • Material on gametogenesis (spermatogenesis and oogenesis) in the section 19.4.
    • Illustration of chromosomal non-disjunction.
  • Chapter 22: Illustrations of DNA translation and semi-conservative replication.
  • Chapter 23:
    • Latest discoveries in human evolution.
    • Picture of migration patterns of early humans.
  • Chapter 24: New illustration of the major terrestrial biomes in the world.
  • Chapter 25: Science feature on wildlife conservation and DNA analysis.
14th Edition of
Human Biology
eBook, 672 pages
eBook ISBN: 9781259293689
Published by: McGraw-Hill Higher Education, February 13, 2015
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Loose Leaf
ISBN-10: 1259541711
ISBN-13: 9781259541711
Published by: McGraw-Hill Education, September 12, 2014
Paperback, 672 pages
ISBN-10: 1259245748
ISBN-13: 9781259245749
Published by: McGraw-Hill Education, February 03, 2015
13th Edition of
Human Biology
Paperback, 672 pages
ISBN-10: 0073525480
ISBN-13: 9780073525488
Published by: McGraw-Hill Education, January 07, 2013
International edition
Paperback, 672 pages
ISBN-10: 1259080730
ISBN-13: 9781259080739
Published by: McGraw-Hill Europe, February 01, 2013
12th Edition of
Human Biology
Paperback, 672 pages
ISBN-10: 0073525464
ISBN-13: 9780073525464
Published by: McGraw-Hill Education, January 25, 2011

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