Human Biology https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260710823.jpeg 17 9781260710823 Mader’s Human Biology introduces the main themes of biology through the lens of the human body. Students improve their scientific literacy while establishing a foundation of knowledge in human biology and physiology. The text integrates tested, traditional content with a modern suite of digital tools.
Human Biology

Human Biology

17th Edition
By Sylvia Mader and Michael Windelspecht
ISBN10: 1260710823
ISBN13: 9781260710823
Copyright: 2023
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1. Exploring Life and Science 
Unit 1 Human Organization
2. Chemistry of Life 
3. Cell Structure and Function 
4. Organization and Regulation of Body Systems 
Unit 2 Maintenance of the Human Body
5. Cardiovascular System: Heart and Blood Vessels 
6. Cardiovascular System: Blood 
7. The Lymphatic and Immune Systems 
8. Biology of Infectious Diseases 
9. Digestive System and Nutrition 
10. Respiratory System 
11. Urinary System 
Unit 3 Movement and Support in Humans
12. Skeletal System 
13. Muscular System 
Unit 4 Integration and Coordination in Humans
14. Nervous System 
15. Senses 
16. Endocrine System 
Unit 5 Reproduction in Humans
17. Reproductive System 
18. Development and Aging 
 Unit 6 Human Genetics
19. Patterns of Chromosome Inheritance 
20. Cancer 
21. Genetic Inheritance 
22. DNA Biology and Technology 
Unit 7 Human Evolution and Ecology
23. Human Evolution 
24. Ecology and the Nature of Ecosystems 
25. Human Interactions with the Biosphere 


About the Author

Sylvia Mader

Sylvia S. Mader has authored several nationally recognized biology texts published by McGraw-Hill. Educated at Bryn Mawr College, Harvard University, Tufts University, and Nova Southeastern University, she holds degrees in both Biology and Education. Over the years she has taught at University of Massachusetts, Lowell; Massachusetts Bay Community College; Suffolk University; and Nathan Mayhew Seminars. Her ability to reach out to science-shy students led to the writing of her first text, Inquiry into Life, which is now in its fifteenth edition. Highly acclaimed for her crisp and entertaining writing style, her books have become models for others who write in the field of biology.

Michael Windelspecht

Michael Windelspecht has taught introductory biology, genetics, and human genetics in the online, traditional, and hybrid formats at community colleges, universities, and military institutions. Educated at Michigan State University and the University of South Florida, he is currently an adjunct professor of biology at Appalachian State University. He served for over a decade as the Introductory Biology Coordinator at Appalachian State University, a program that enrolled over 4,500 students annually. As an author and editor, Dr. Windelspecht has published over 20 reference textbooks and multiple print and online lab manuals and has founded several science communication companies, including Ricochet Creative Productions, which develops and assesses new technologies for the science classroom. Learn more about Dr. Windelspecht at www.michaelwindelspecht.com.

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