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Alternative Energy For Dummies (0470430621) cover image

Get the truth about alternative energy and make it part of your life

Want to utilize cleaner, greener types of energy? This plain-English guide clearly explains the popular forms of alternative energy that you can use in your home, your car, and more. Separating myth from fact, this resource explores the current fossil fuel conundrum, the benefits of alternatives, and the energy of the future, such as hydrogen and fuel cell technology. ... Read More

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Anatomy & Physiology Workbook For Dummies (047016932X) cover image
An excellent primer for learning the human body

An anatomy and physiology course is required for medical and nursing students as well as for others pursuing careers in healthcare. Anatomy & Physiology Workbook For Dummies is the fun and easy way to get up to speed on anatomy and physiology facts and concepts. This hands-on workbook provides students with useful exercises to practice identifying specific muscle groups and their functions, memory exercises ... Read More
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Anatomy and Physiology For Dummies, 2nd Edition (0470923261) cover image
Learn about the human body from the inside out

Every year, more than 100,000 degrees are completed in biology or biomedical sciences. Anatomy and physiology classes are required for these majors and others such as life sciences and chemistry, and also for students on a pre-med track. These classes also serve as valuable electives because of the importance and relevance of this subject's content.  ... Read More

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Anatomy and Physiology Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition (1118940075) cover image
Hundreds of practice problems to help you ace anatomy and physiology

Are you flummoxed by phalanges, stymied by the scapula, or perplexed by pulmonary capillaries? Look no further. Topic by topic and problem to problem, Anatomy & Physiology Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition offers hundreds of practice problems, memorization tricks, and study tips to help you score higher in your anatomy and physiology course. With this handy guide you'll be identifying ... Read More

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Anatomy Essentials For Dummies (1118184211) cover image
The core concepts you need to ace Anatomy

Perfect for those just starting out or returning to Anatomy after some time away, Anatomy Essentials For Dummies focuses on core concepts taught (and tested on!) in a typical Anatomy course. From names and technical terms to how the body works, you'll skip the suffering and score high marks at exam time with the help of Anatomy Essentials For Dummies.

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Anthropology For Dummies (0470279664) cover image
Covers the latest competing theories in the field

Get a handle on the fundamentals of biological and cultural anthropology

When did the first civilizations arise? How many human languages exist? The answers are found in anthropology - and this friendly guide explains its concepts in clear detail. You'll see how anthropology developed as a science, what it tells us about our ancestors, and how it can help with some of the hot-button issues our world ... Read More

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Archaeology For Dummies (047033732X) cover image
An objective guide to this fascinating science of history and culture

Archaeology continually makes headlines--from recent discoveries like the frozen Copper-Age man in the Italian Alps to the newest dating of the first people in America at over 14,0000 years ago. Archaeology For Dummies offers a fascinating look at this intriguing field, taking readers on-site and revealing little-known details about some of the world's greatest archaeological discoveries ... Read More

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Astronomy For Dummies, 3rd Edition (1118376978) cover image
The fun and easy way to explore the night sky

Do you know the difference between a red giant and a white dwarf? From asteroids to black holes, this easy-to-understand guide takes you on a grand tour of the universe. Featuring updated star maps, charts, and an insert with gorgeous full-color photographs, Astronomy For Dummies provides an easy-to-follow introduction to the night sky. Plus, this new edition also gives you the latest theories, explanations ... Read More

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Behavioral Economics For Dummies (1118085035) cover image
A guide to the study of how and why you really make financial decisions

While classical economics is based on the notion that people act with rational self-interest, many key money decisions—like splurging on an expensive watch—can seem far from rational. The field of behavioral economics sheds light on the many subtle and not-so-subtle factors that contribute to our financial and purchasing choices. And in ... Read More

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Biochemistry For Dummies, 2nd Edition (1118021746) cover image
Grasp biochemistry basics, apply the science, and ace your exams

Are you baffled by biochemistry? If so here's the good news you don't have to stay that way! Biochemistry For Dummies shows you how to get a handle on biochemistry, apply the science, raise your grades, and prepare yourself to ace any standardized test.

This friendly, unintimidating guide presents an overview of the material covered in a typical college-level biochemistry course and makes ... Read More

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Biochemistry For Dummies (0470378417) cover image
Are you baffled by biochemistry? You’re not the first, and you won’t be the last. Here’s the good news — you don’t have to stay baffled! Biochemistry For Dummiesshows you the fun and easy way to get a handle on biochemistry, apply the science, raise your grades, and prepare yourself to ace any standardized test.

This friendly, unintimidating guide presents an overview of the material covered in a typical college-level biochemistry course and makes ... Read More

Bioinformatics For Dummies, 2nd Edition (0470089857) cover image
Were you always curious about biology but were afraid to sit through long hours of dense reading? Did you like the subject when you were in high school but had other plans after you graduated? Now you can explore the human genome and analyze DNA without ever leaving your desktop!

Bioinformatics For Dummies is packed with valuable information that introduces you to this exciting new discipline. This easy-to-follow guide leads you step by step through ... Read More

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Bioinformatics For Dummies (0764516965) cover image
Bioinformatics – the process of searching biological databases, comparing sequences, examining protein structures, and researching biological questions with a computer – is one of the marvels of modern technology that can save you months of lab work. And the most amazing part is that, if you know how, you can use highly sophisticated programs over the Internet without paying a dime and sometimes, without installing anything new on your own computer ... Read More
Biology Essentials For Dummies (1118072677) cover image
Just the core concepts you need to score high in your biology course

Biology Essentials For Dummies focuses on just the core concepts you need to succeed in an introductory biology course. From identifying the structures and functions of plants and animals to grasping the crucial discoveries in evolutionary, reproductive, and ecological biology, this easy-to-follow guide lets you skip the suffering and score high at exam time. ... Read More

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Biology For Dummies, 2nd Edition (0470598751) cover image
An updated edition of the ultimate guide to understanding biology

Ever wondered how the food you eat becomes the energy your body needs to keep going? The theory of evolution says that humans and chimps descended from a common ancestor, but does it tell us how and why? We humans are insatiably curious creatures who can't help wondering how things work — starting with our own bodies. Wouldn't it be great to have a single source of quick answers to all ... Read More

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Biology Workbook For Dummies (1118158407) cover image
From genetics to ecology — the easy way to score higher in biology

Are you a student baffled by biology? You're not alone. With the help of Biology Workbook For Dummies you'll quickly and painlessly get a grip on complex biology concepts and unlock the mysteries of this fascinating and ever-evolving field of study.

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Biomechanics For Dummies (1118674693) cover image
A thorough explanation of the tenets of biomechanics

At once a basic and applied science, biomechanics focuses on the mechanical cause-effect relationships that determine the motions of living organisms. Biomechanics for Dummies examines the relationship between biological and mechanical worlds. It clarifies a vital topic for students of biomechanics who work in a variety of fields, including biological sciences, exercise and sports science, health ... Read More

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Biophysics For Dummies (1118513509) cover image
The fun, easy way to get up to speed on biophysics concepts, principles, and practices

One of the most diverse of modern scientific disciplines, biophysics applies methods and technologies from physics to the study of biological systems and phenomena, from the human nervous system to soil erosion to global warming. What are the best options for satisfying the world's growing energy demands? How can we feed the world's growing population? How can we ... Read More

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Botany For Dummies (1118006720) cover image
The easy way to score your highest in botany

Employment of biological scientists is projected to grow 21% over the next decade, much faster than the average for all occupations, as biotechnological research and development continues to drive job growth.

Botany For Dummies gives you a thorough, easy-to-follow overview of the fundamentals of botany, helping you to improve your grades, supplement your learning, or review before a test. ... Read More

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Chemistry: 1,001 Practice Problems For Dummies (+ Free Online Practice) (1118549325) cover image
Practice makes perfect—and helps deepen your understanding of chemistry

Every high school requires a course in chemistry, and many universities require the course for majors in medicine, engineering, biology, and various other sciences. 1001 Chemistry Practice Problems For Dummies provides students of this popular course the chance to practice what they learn in class, deepening their understanding of the material, and allowing for supplemental explanation ... Read More

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Chemistry Essentials For Dummies (0470618361) cover image
Whether studying chemistry as part of a degree requirement or as part of a core curriculum, students will find Chemistry Essentials For Dummies to be an invaluable quick reference guide to the fundamentals of this often challenging course. Chemistry Essentials For Dummies contains content focused on key topics only, with discrete explanations of critical concepts taught in a typical two-semester high school chemistry class or a college level Chemistry ... Read More
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Chemistry For Dummies, 2nd Edition (1118007301) cover image
See how chemistry works in everything from soaps to medicines to petroleum

We're all natural born chemists. Every time we cook, clean, take a shower, drive a car, use a solvent (such as nail polish remover), or perform any of the countless everyday activities that involve complex chemical reactions we're doing chemistry! So why do so many of us desperately resist learning chemistry when we're young? ... Read More

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Chemistry II For Dummies (1118164903) cover image
The tools you need to ace your Chemisty II course

College success for virtually all science, computing, engineering, and premedical majors depends in part on passing chemistry. The skills learned in chemistry courses are applicable to a number of fields, and chemistry courses are essential to students who are studying to become nurses, doctors, pharmacists, clinical technicians, engineers, and many more among the fastest-growing professions. But if ... Read More

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Chemistry Workbook For Dummies (0470251522) cover image
From liquids and solids to acids and bases - work chemistry equations and use formulas with ease

Got a grasp on the chemistry terms and concepts you need to know, but get lost halfway through a problem or, worse yet, not know where to begin? Have no fear - this hands-on guide helps you solve many types of chemistry problems in a focused, step-by-step manner. With problem-solving shortcuts and lots of practice exercises, you'll build your chemistry ... Read More

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Clinical Anatomy For Dummies (1118116437) cover image
Your ticket to acing Clinical Anatomy

Clinical anatomy is the study of human anatomy as it relates to clinical practice. Unlike a basic anatomy and physiology course designed to teach general anatomical knowledge, clinical anatomy focuses on specific structures and issues that people may encounter in a clinical setting.

Clinical Anatomy For Dummies presents a friendly, unintimidating overview of the material covered in a typical college-level Clinical ... Read More

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