Ideal for non-majors, "Discover Biology" is renowned for its inviting presentation and accessible coverage of biology fundamentals. This introduction develops scientific literacy with clear, lively prose, compelling real-world applications, and unique features that help students understand the relevance of biology in their lives. The Third Edition has been carefully revised for clarity and ease of use, with helpful new pedagogy, an expansion of the text's vibrant art program, and a new chapter organization. The Third Edition also features unique, fully integrated multimedia resources for students and instructors. The Core Topics edition features five of the seven units from its parent text, including the diversity of life, cells, genetics, evolution, and ecology.Cain, Michael L. is the author of 'Discover Biology Core Topics', published 2007 under ISBN 9780393928686 and ISBN 0393928683.