2.1 Protein Synthesis

DNA –>  RNA –> Protein.   Seems simple but…

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2.2 Gene Regulation

Genes are like lights, they have switches…

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2.3 DNA Replication and DNA Technology

Open up the tool kit of the geneticist and find out the amazing things we can now do with DNA…

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2.4 The Cell Cycle

When it works our cells grow and divide, when it doesn’t we die…

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2.5 Gregor Mendel and Meiosis

The basic rules of inheritance were first written down by a 19th century monk…

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2.6 Beyond Mendel

There is a lot more to genetics than one dominant and one recessive allele…

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2.7 Evolution Theory

Charles Darwin gets more credit for evolution than he probably deserves…

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2.8 Hardy Weinberg Theory

Two mathematicians long ago developed equations to measure the rates of genetic change in a population…

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2.9 Microevolution

Small gradual changes can really add up if given enough time…

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2.10 Speciation

What is a species?  It turns out that’s one of the hardest questions in biology…

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2.11 Phylogeny and Trends in Evolution

The tree of life was one of Darwin’s most important ideas…

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2.12 Prokaryotes and the Origins of Cells

There are more bacterial cells in and on your body than their are human cells…

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2.13 Protista and the Origin’s of Eukaryotes

Too diverse to be a kingdom by any logical measure but they sure are fun to look at…

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2.14 The Evolution of Fungus and Plants

Why did the fungi leave the party?  There wasn’t mushroom…

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2.15 Global Homeostasis

It’s time to go back and review where we began, ecology and changing planet