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By Michèle Shuster, Janet Vigna, Gunjan Sinha, Matthew Tontonoz

Medical American Biology: medical American: Biology for a altering international captivates scholars with real-world tales exploring the technology innovations in context. Written through a staff of 2 full-time collage biology teachers and technology writers, with large enter from non-majors teachers around the kingdom, this ebook used to be constructed to fulfill the various studying sorts of the twenty first century student.

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The Phoenix Lander also found telltale signs of liquid water’s past on the surface of Mars in the form of salt deposits like those you can see when seawater evaporates. 32 Water Is a Good Solvent Because It Is Polar Water is a polar molecule because electrons are not shared equally between the oxygen and hydrogen atoms. Electrons are pulled closer to the oxygen atom than to the hydrogen atoms, creating a slightly negative oxygen atom and slightly positive hydrogen atoms.

C C H PROTON A positively charged subatomic particle found in the nucleus of an atom. O O Life’s Recipe So far, all life we know of—from amoeba to leaf to zebra—uses the same basic chemical recipe: a stew of carbon-based ingredients floating in a broth of water. Carbon is one of approximately 100 different elements found on earth. Elements are substances that cannot be broken down by chemical means into smaller substances. They are considered the fundamental components of anything that takes up space or has mass—the matter in the universe.

EVALUATING EVIDENCE Many factors can influence the strength of a scientific claim. 8. j KNOW IT 8. From what you have read in this chapter, would you say a 21-year-old Caucasian female can count on caffeinated coffee to reduce her risk of Parkinson disease? a. yes, because the results of a peer-reviewed study showed that drinking caffeinated beverages reduced the risk of Parkinson disease b. no, because subjects in that peer-reviewed study were Japanese-American males; it cannot be inferred that the same results would hold for Caucasian females c.

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