Bar Charts' best-selling quick reference to biology has been updated and expanded in this latest edition. With updated content and an additional panel of information, this popular guide is not only an essential companion for students in introductory biology courses but also a must-have refresher for students in higher-level courses. Author Randy Brooks, PhD, a scientist and university professor, has a gift for making the complicated subject of biology easy to understand, from evolution to population genetics - without the fluff. In this new edition, you will find more coverage of the subject, including expanded sections on reproduction in animals, as well as helpful illustrations and diagrams, making this a study tool you won't want to be without. Topics covered include: Evolution; Cytology; Energy & Life; Cell Transport; Cell Reproduction; Organismal Reproduction & Meiosis; Genetics & Mendel; Molecular Genetics; Population Genetics and more!