Life: The Science of Biology

Life: The Science of Biology Author(s): David Sadava, David M. Hillis, H. Craig Heller, May Berenbaum

Difference between 10th and 9th editions
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Key differences between 10th and 9th editions

  • Time lapse between latest and previous editions: 3 years (2012 vs 2009).
  • This biology textbook was first published in 1991.
  • The Tenth Edition is noticeably updated and covers the latest research in the field of biology. Nevertheless, the chapter numbers remain the same.
  • For details see Difference between 10th and 9th editions.
  • Chapter-opening stories conclude with a question that carries through the chapter and is answered at the end of the chapter.
  • Several chapter headings have been renamed:
    • 7. Cell Communication and Multicellularity (10th Ed) corresponds to the 7. Cell Signaling and Communication (9th Ed).
    • 21. Mechanisms of Evolution (10th Ed) corresponds to the 21. Evidence and Mechnaisms of Evolution (9th Ed).
    • 30. The Evolution and Diversity of Fungi (10th Ed) corresponds to the 30. Fungi: Recyclers, Pathogens, Parasites, and Plant Partners (9th Ed).
    • 45. Neurons, Glia, and Nervous Systems (10th Ed) corresponds to the 45. Neurons and Nervous Systems (9th Ed).
    • 59. Biodiversity and Conservation Biology (10th Ed) corresponds to the 59. Conservation Biology (9th Ed).
10th Edition of
Life: The Science of Biology
Hardcover, 1267 pages
ISBN-10: 1429298642
ISBN-13: 9781429298643
Published by: W. H. Freeman, December 10, 2012
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Loose Leaf, 1121 pages
ISBN-10: 1464141266
ISBN-13: 9781464141263
Published by: W. H. Freeman, December 15, 2012
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Volume 1
Paperback, 389 pages
ISBN-10: 1464141223
ISBN-13: 9781464141225
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Volume 2
Paperback, 389 pages
ISBN-10: 1464141231
ISBN-13: 9781464141232
Published by: W. H. Freeman, December 15, 2012
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9th Edition of
Life: The Science of Biology
Volume 2
EveryBook, 389 pages
ISBN-10: 1429246448
ISBN-13: 9781429246446
Published by: W. H. Freeman, October 12, 2009
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Hardcover, 1267 pages
ISBN-10: 1429253002
ISBN-13: 9781429253000
Published by: W. H. Freeman, March 15, 2010
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Hardcover, 1267 pages
ISBN-10: 1429219629
ISBN-13: 9781429219624
Published by: W. H. Freeman, October 15, 2009
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Loose Leaf, 1267 pages
ISBN-10: 1429232536
ISBN-13: 9781429232531
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Volume 1
Paperback, 389 pages
ISBN-10: 1429246456
ISBN-13: 9781429246453
Published by: W. H. Freeman, October 12, 2009
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8th Edition of
Life: The Science of Biology
Hardcover, 1121 pages
ISBN-10: 0716776715
ISBN-13: 9780716776710
Published by: W. H. Freeman, December 08, 2006
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