Whatís New in Volume V
The BioQUEST Collection Folder
Biota 1.3 a5 - Added two menu
items to the Species menu:
Summarize Species - contains descriptions of all the options that are
active in the selected species as well as the values of all active numerical
Data Collection and Organization
- The complete dataset from the paper by Hermon Bumpus is now available
as separate data files, in three different formats (JUMP, Excel, and text).
Demography 4.1 - New Version
Immigration/Emigration - allows the use of immigration into the population,
and emigration out of the population.
Density-Dependent Model - includes a density-dependent model of growth.
Individuals in the population are assumed to be competing for a single,
potentially limiting resource.
New Activities - a new set of activities, called "Exploring Demography."
MacRetina - Upgraded to
Collection Candidate folder from First Review folder.
The First Review Folder
Interactive Calculus Problems
Investigative Cases and Case-Based
Learning in Biology
New Versions or New Features
DNA Electrophoresis - New
Resource Manual with case studies requiring DNA analysis in areas
such as human genetics, forensics, infectious disease, and ecology.
Animated tutorials demonstrating program features.
Plus additional new features.
Epidemiology - New Version
Added ability to model infectious diseases that are transmitted by vectors
(e.g., mosquitoes, fleas), or that affect other populations (reservoir
populations) besides the host (e.g., rats, monkeys).
Metabolic Pathways - Now available
for both the Macintosh and Windows operating systems.
SimBio2 - Added new simulation:
EarthSys - A Minimodel of Earth Metabolic Processes
EarthSys is a whole earth (Biosphere 1) simulation similar to SimBio2.
Wading Bird - A detailed userís
manual is now available on the Library CD.
Dendrogrammaceae - a dataset of imaginary plants.
Oh Phlox! - Includes expanded user guide with rulers and a reference