In addition to explaining biological concepts, Biology reviews the history of science, explores related fields, discusses critical issues such as embryogenesis and commercial applications of research in biology and addresses ethical issues. Careers in biology are also explored. Each fully illustrated volume contains sidebars, bibliographies, timelines, charts, a glossary and individual and cumulative indexes.
"This four-volume reference set presents biological concepts covered in the high school biology curriculum and includes historical information, careers, and ethical issues...A unique feature of the topic outline found in each volume is a list of careers in biology, major scientists contributing to the history of biology, experimental techniques, diseases, and ethical issues. Recommended."
-- Book Report (September 2002)
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