Biology: Study of Life
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Biology: Study of Life

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What is the primary theme that explains the unity and diversity of life?

Evolution

Which of the following is not a subdiscipline within biology?

Herpetology

What allows organisms to move, grow, and reproduce?

Energy processing

What is the fundamental unit that all organisms are made up of?

<p>Cells</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of organisms emerged more than 3.7 billion years ago?

<p>Bacteria</p> Signup and view all the answers

What do biologists use to make observations, pose questions, perform experiments, and form conclusions?

<p>The scientific method</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who made significant contributions to the development of biological knowledge?

<p>Theophrastus</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who dramatically improved the microscope and discovered spermatozoa, bacteria, and infusoria?

<p>Anton van Leeuwenhoek</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who led new interest in entomology and helped to develop techniques of microscopic dissection and staining?

<p>Jan Swammerdam</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who published a basic taxonomy for the natural world and introduced scientific names for all his species?

<p>Carl Linnaeus</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who treated species as artificial categories and suggested the possibility of common descent?

<p>Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who presented a coherent theory of evolution before Charles Darwin?

<p>Jean-Baptiste Lamarck</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who combined the biogeographical approach of Humboldt with the uniformitarian geology of Lyell?

<p>Charles Darwin</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who wrote on botany in the medieval Islamic world?

<p>Al-Dīnawarī</p> Signup and view all the answers

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