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Useful Links: Biology

  • iBioSeminars  iBioSeminars have viewers in 115 countries and they are being internally promoted in several countries as an educational tool and scientific resource. iBioSeminars is a project of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
  • iBioMagazine “behind-the-scenes” of scientific discoveries
  • Boundless: Biology Boundless integrates custom learning technology into all its premium books to help students study more efficiently at a fraction of the cost of traditional textbooks
  • Boundless: Chemistry Boundless integrates custom learning technology into all its premium books to help students study more efficiently at a fraction of the cost of traditional textbooks
  • TED: Ideas Worth Spreading  Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world
  • SCITABLE  Scitable is a free science library and personal learning tool brought to you by Nature Publishing Group, the world’s leading publisher of science
  •  Academic Earth: BIOLOGY Thematic collections of BIOLOGY lectures
  • HHMI Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s flagship program in biomedical research rests on the conviction that scientists of exceptional talent, commitment, and imagination will make fundamental biological discoveries for the betterment of human health if they receive the resources, time, and freedom to pursue challenging questions
  • CSHL Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a private, non-profit institution with research programs focusing on cancer, neurobiology, plant genetics, genomics and bioinformatics. The Laboratory has a broad educational mission, including the recently established Watson School of Biological Sciences. It currently employs over 400 scientists. Over its history eight Nobel laureates have worked at the laboratory.
  • National Human Genom Research Institute Educational materials about genetics and genomics
  • The Human Genome The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute is one of the leading genomics centres in the world, dedicated to analysing and understanding genomes
  • NIH Science Education The National Institutes of Health is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services and is the primary agency of the United States government responsible for biomedical and health-related research.
  • Learn Genetics  Genetic Science Learning Center, The University of Utah
  • DOE JGI The U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute unites the expertise of five national laboratories—Lawrence Berkeley, Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge, and Pacific Northwest— to advance genomics in support of the DOE missions related to clean energy generation and environmental characterization and cleanup. JGI is operated by the University of California for the U.S. Department of Energy
  • Web of Stories Stories of great minds of 20th century
  • Open Learning Initiative The Open Learning Initiative offers instructors a variety of resources designed to support teaching practice
  • Course Hero Learn from the world’s best educators
  • MIT OpenCourseWare MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity
  • Webcast.berkeley Open classrooms to the world
  • SEED Seed is an online science magazine published by Seed Media Group. The magazine looks at big ideas in science, important issues at the intersection of science and society, and the people driving global science culture
  • JONAH LEHRER Read various scientific topics written  insightfullyby this young scientist
  • CARL ZIMMER CZ is a popular science writer (to Scientific American, New York Times, Discover, etc.), blogger (The Loom) and currently (as of 2011) teaching “How to Write Science” at Yale University
  • SCIENCE COMICS Laugh at your own risk!… There is a reality behind every comic
  • SLATE An online magazine on current affairs on science, culture, and politics
  • BEST SCIENCE WRITING “Pinnacle of Excellence” awards by AAAS
  • KOSHLAND SCIENCE MUSEUM The mission of the Marian Koshland Science Museum is to engage the general public in current scientific issues that impact their lives. The museum’s state-of-the-art exhibits, public events, and educational programs provide information that stimulates discussion and provides insight into how science supports decision-making
  • The New York Times Audio-visual recordings and most current sceince news from Times Science Reporters
  • MIT World: Science  A primary source for great ideas
  • CHARLIE ROSE  Not only he talks with the celebrities of popular media, but also the celebrities of science
  • SCIENCE BUDDIES A site for curious high school science students and teachers. The site facilitates fast publication of research results through short and concise reports, exchange of ideas and comments through dedicated forums and blogs and provides space to place structured resumes
  • EurekaAlert! Latest Science News by AAAS
  • The Max Planc Society- Research perspectives The Max Planck Society conducts research at the frontiers of knowledge
  • VIMEO Some of the best quality videos on science and more
  • PHYLO An online game to solve human disease by matching the genes of same or different species. Register to play
  • How to write science- Purdue Online Writing Lab The Purdue University Writing Lab and Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) assist writers—no matter what their skill level
  • The PROSPECT MAGAZINE A beautiful site for the latest news on Science and more..
  • KHAN ACADEMY The Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. A not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere
  • SHMOOP: Biology Speak to students
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