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List of basic biology topics
Biology is the study of living organisms. It is concerned with the characteristics, classification, and behaviors of organisms, how species come into existence, and the interactions they have with each other and with the natural environment. Biology encompasses a broad spectrum of academic fields that are often viewed as independent disciplines. However, together they address phenomena related to living organisms (biological phenomena) over a wide range of scales, from biophysics to ecology. All concepts in biology are subject to the same laws that other branches of science obey, such as the laws of thermodynamics and conservation of energy.
The following list of topics is provided as an overview of and introduction to biology:
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Essence of biology
Subdisciplines of biology
History of biology
Basic biology concepts
Ecology & evolution
Cell & molecular biology
Charles Robert Darwin -- Alfred Russel Wallace -- Jean-Baptiste Lamarck -- Sir Charles Lyell -- Alfred Wegener -- Alexander Fleming -- Andrew Huxley -- Robert Koch -- Konrad Lorenz -- Ernst Haeckel -- Theodor Bilharz -- Marcello Malpighi -- Antoni van Leeuwenhoek -- Konrad Lorenz -- Thomas Malthus -- Edward Jenner -- Carolus Linnaeus -- Sewall Wright -- Louis Pasteur -- Gregor Mendel -- Barbara McClintock -- James D. Watson -- Francis Crick -- Kary Mullis -- Rosalind Franklin -- Steven Jay Gould -- Lynn Margulis -- Carl Woese -- Jane Goodall
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- The Dolan DNA Learning Center: The source for timely information about your life
- OSU's Phylocode
- The Tree of Life: A multi-authored, distributed Internet project containing information about phylogeny and biodiversity.
- MIT video lecture series on biology
- A wiki site for protocol sharing run from MIT.
- Biology and Bioethics.
- Biology online wiki dictionary.
- Biology Video Sharing Community.
- PLos Biology A peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by the Public Library of Science
- International Journal of Biological Sciences A biological journal publishes peer-reviewed scientific papers of significance
- Perspectives in Biology and Medicine
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