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The kidney: excretion and osmoregulation

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The essential guide tophotosynthesis

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Which stats test should I use?

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Structure to function in eukaryotic cell

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An idiots guide to populations

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Tackling data interpretation questions I: ecology

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Comparing transport in plants and animals

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The cell surface membrane

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Oxygen dissociation curves

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Biology of freshwater pollution

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Ecological succession

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Respiration

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Genetic engineering

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Bioaccumulation and biomagnification

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The greenhouse effect

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Flow of energy through ecosystems

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The control of body temperature

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The nitrogen cycle

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Plant tissues

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Nerves and synapses

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Support in plants and animals

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Protein synthesis: I nucleic acids

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Genetics made simple: I

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Human digestion
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Tackling data interpretation questions II: photosynthesis

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Gas exchange in animals

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Biological effect of deforestation

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Feedback control mechanisms

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Plant and animal adaptations to dry environments

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The biological importance of water

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Enzyme control of metabolic pathways

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Viruses made simple

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Fermentation made simple

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Species diversity

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Structure and function of the mammalian heart

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Structure and function of blood and lymph

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Ischaemic (Coronary) heart disease

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Animal hormones and hormone action

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Carbohydrates: revision summary

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Disease and defence

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The role of the liver in homoeostasis

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The structure and function of lipids

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Factors affecting enzyme activity

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Evolution

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Gene expression

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Muscles

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The economic importance of enzymes

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Tackling exam questions: plant growth substances

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Protein synthesis II - mechanisms

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Sources of genetic variation

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Gene therapy

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Data interpretation questions: temperature regulation

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Parasites

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Water potential

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Effect of light on living organisms

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Autonomic nervous system

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Oestrous cycles

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Reflex action

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Excretion

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Minerals in plants and animals

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Chloroplasts and mitochondria

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Animal tissues I: epithelia and blood

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Pigments in plants

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Transpiration

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Conservation

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The physiology of exercise

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Modern techniques in biology: genetics

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Fieldwork techniques

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Genetic engineering in agriculture

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Microbes in the food and drink industry

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The control of bacteria

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Sewage treatment

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The prokaryotic cell

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The structure and biological functions of lipids

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Microscopes and their uses in biology

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The eukaryotic cell cycle and mitosis

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Hypothesis tests & Mann-Whitney U-test

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Chemical bonding in biological molecules

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The chi-squared test for goodness of fit

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Structure and biological functions of proteins

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Gas exchange in plants

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Transport in flowering plants

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Chromatography and its uses in biology

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Xerophytes and hydrophytes

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The paired t-test & when to use it

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Human Genome Project (HGP)

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The biology of fertilizers

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The biology of pesticides

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Tissue fluid

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Answering questions on nutrient cycles

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Taxonomy and classification

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Isolation mechanisms

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The ABO blood group system

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Gene mutations

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Asexual reproduction

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Pollination

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A guide to sex linkage

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Indicator species

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Vaccines

100. Antibiotics & antibiotic resistance


101. The brain
102. Growth and its measurement
103. Practical techniques in microbiology I: culturing bacteria
104. Biological basis of cancer
105. Manipulation and control of reproduction
106. Ethical issues in A-level biology
107. Answering exam questions - cells
108. Water movement across the root

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109. Eyes
110. Genetic disease in humans
111. Plant growth substances
112. Monoclonal antibodies
113. Adaptations of carnivores & herbivores to their Diet
114. Practical techniques microbiology II: measuring growth
115. Answering examination questions:genetics
116. Transport mechanisms in cells
117. Fertilisation and seed production in flowering plants
118. Germination
119. Biogas
120. The chi-squared test for association
121. Artificial cloning techniques
122. Answering exam questions on statistics
123. Innate behaviour
124. Saprobiontic and parasitic modes of life
125. Harvesting from a natural ecosystem - fisheries
126. Natural vs agricultural ecosystems

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127. Analysing students wrong answers1: ecology
128. Active transport in humans
129. ATP what it is, what it does
130. Investigating catalase
131. Niches
132. Phloem
133. Comparing chemical communication in plants and animals
134. Cystic fibrosis
135. Transport across the placenta
136. Practical investigations for photosynthesis
137. GM farm scale evaluation trials
138. Biological oxygen demand
139. Answering exam questions on the heart
140. Absorption in the small Intestine
141. Forests and nutrient cycles
142. Modern examples of evolution in action
143. Data interpretation questions: vitamins
144. Spearmans rank correlation coefficient

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145. Blood sugar and its control
146. Tracheids, vessels and sieve tubes
147. Ageing
148. Industrial uses of enzymes
149. High altitude biology
150. Answering exam questions on the kidney
151. Control of the human heart
152. Phospholipids
153. The light dependent stage of photosynthesis
154. Zonation and succession
155. Answering exam questions on neurones and synapses
156. Dominant and recessive alleles
157. Diabetes - management or cure?
158. Answering questions: growth of organisms
159. The structure and function of polysaccharides

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160. Countercurrent flow in biology
161. Negative feedback mechanisms
162. The biology of HIV
163. Answering questions: enzyme activity
164. Recording plant species
165. Surface area and volume
166. Answering exam questions: kidney problems
167. Biosensors
168. Gamete formation in animals
169. Answering exam questions on immunity and vaccines
170. Answering exam questions: classification and keys
171. Answering exam questions: the formation and drainage of lymph
172. Answering exam questions on respiration
173. How to identify foods: food tests and chromatography
174. Learned behaviour

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175. Haemoglobin: structure & function
176. Penicillin production and use
177. Nitrogen fixation
178. Infectious diseases
179. Answering exam questions: mutation
180. Antibiotic use and the rise of Clostridium difficile
181. Why are viruses so successful?
182. Disrupting food chains and webs
183. Variations from expected Mendelian monohybrid ratios
184. Investigating sand dunes
185. Should we use human animal embryos?
186. Adaptations to extreme conditions
187. Selective breeding of cattle
188. Cholesterol, heart disease and Statins
189. The biological impacts of climate change

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190. Neuromuscular junctions
191. What have we learned from Darwins finches?
192. Investigating weeds and crop yield
193. The biology of TB
194. Tissue and organ transplants
195. Biology of infertility
196. Pesticide problems
197. Biology of coral reef ecosystems
198. Chloroplasts structure and function
199. Answering questions on fisheries biology
200. The biology of bird flu
201. Humans: evolution or creation ?
202. The biology of MDMA (Ecstasy)
203. Climate change and ecological decoupling
204. Ethical issues in biology: BST

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205. How Science Works: What do we know about vitamin C?
206. Malaria
207. How science works: Meselson and Stahls classic experiment
208. Captive breeding and the role of zoos
209. How science works: clinical trials and ethics
210. The biology of Cholera
211. Hardy Weinberg and population genetics
212. Medical imaging
213. Animals in medical research
214. Exercise: too much or Too little?
215. Genetic testing and screening
216. The biology of salmonella
217. Answering exam questions: diabetes
218. Biology of risk factors 1: Smoking
219. Monoclonal Antibodies: An update

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220. Biology of risk factors 2: alcohol consumption
221 Apoptosis
222. Coenzymes
223. Chemiosmosis
224. Why we need biodiversity: medicine
225. Synoptic biology: water potential
226. The herpes simplex virus and Alzheimers disease
227. RuBP carboxylase the most important enzyme on the planet?
228. Biology of risk factors 3: neural tube defects and folic acid
229. Huntingtons disease
230. Accuracy, validity and reliability
231. How science works: should I eat lots of fibre to avoid colon cancer?
232. The biology of a nail in the foot
233. Conservation techniques: coppicing
234. Electrocardiograms (ECGs)

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235. Tackling bacterial resistance
236 Body Mass Index as a health predictor
237. Mitosis vs meiosis
238. Stem cells: research, potential, and the law
239. The biology of twins
240. Malaria vaccine
241. Territorial biology
242. Forensic entomology
243. The biology of breast cancer
244. Managing nature reserves
245. Biology of sports training
246. Oral vaccines
247. Biology of Multiple Sclerosis
248. Schistosoma
249. Species range of tolerance

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250. Using DNA to solve crimes
251. Answering exam questions: taxonomy and phylogeny
252. Is human evolution finally over?
253. The biology of cheating at sport
254. Biology of asthma
255. The biology of paternity testing
256. How science works: Whats killing the honey bees?
257. Investigating periwinkles
258. Biology of cereals 1: Sorghum, a C4 plant
259. Maternity biology
260. Aquatic predator-prey relationships
261. Investigating soil trampling
262. Medical uses of ultrasound
263. The Biology of prostate cancer
264. The return of rickets

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265. Evidence for evolution: The pentadactyl limb
266. Bad clots: deep vein thrombosis
267. How science works: investigating probiotics
268. The biology of skin cancer
269. Eradicating mosquitoes via GM
270. Rods and cones
271. The myth of junk DNA
272. Artificial hearts and heart transplants
273. Ethical issues in biology: assisted fertility
274. Lemming population cycles & climate change
275. The founder effect, genetic drift & bottlenecks
276. Should we cull the geese?
277. Project frozen dumbo: elephant sperm banks
278. Enzymes and activation energy
279. Is Earth the only living planet?

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280. Are isotonic drinks a waste of time?
281. Collagen
282. What can mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) tell us?
283. Why we need dietary fibre
284. Engelmann, absorption and action
285. Using our knowledge of the Human Genome Project
286. Thermoregulation in humans
287. Re-emergence of whooping cough
288. Hen harriers v Red grouse: a moorland management conflict
289. New research in Alzheimers disease
290. Answering exam questions: blood groups and transfusions
291. Answering questions on DNA replication
292. Investigating selective pressure on banded snails
293. Synoptic biology: causes & treatment of leukaemia
294. Do we still need vegetative propogation?

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295. Ebola
296. Diesel fumes, asthma and cancer on Oxford St
297. If extinction is natural, why worry about it?
298. Lemming population cycles & climate change
299. Should we cull the geese?
300. Type 2 diabetes
301. Electron microscopes
302. Plant adaptations to cold environments
303. Avoiding predation 1
304. The tapeworm
305. Blood products and their storage
306. Avoiding predation 2 colour and shape
307. Animal aggression
308. Testosterone
309. Carbon dioxide in the body