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View Resource BIOSCI/BIONET Electronic Newsgroup Network for Biology

BIOSCI is a set of Usenet newsgroups and parallel email forums designed to facilitate communication between bioscience professionals. At the heart of the site is a very briefly annotated listing of the over 100 Usenet BIOSCI newsgroups, each with browsable and searchable archives. It also contains searchable and browsable table of contents lists for over 80 subject-specific journals. In addition,...

http://www.bio.net/
View Resource Institute for Systems Biology

The Institute for Systems Biology was founded earlier this year by Dr. Leroy Hood, former professor of Molecular Biology at the University of Washington in Seattle. The Institute will combine experts in the fields of science and industry to pioneer research advances in the field of systems biology -- through work on cells, proteins, and genes. The homepage introduces the Institute's mission,...

https://systemsbiology.org/
View Resource Cornell University Center for Advanced Computing

The Cornell Theory Center (CTC) is "a high-performance computing and interdisciplinary research center." Projects conducted at the center have a wide range of topics, but the common focus of each is how sophisticated computer systems can analyze and classify data to solve problems. The CTC Web site has extensive information about its five main research programs, and there are several papers and...

https://www.cac.cornell.edu
View Resource Bio.com

Self-described as "the most reliable and up-to-date information resource for those working in the life sciences and associated industries," Bio.com brings together in one Web site daily news, information, and research tools geared mostly toward biotechnology. The Web site provides "live panel discussions and one-on-one interviews with leading scientists representing the diversity of research in...

http://www.biography.com
View Resource California Academy of Sciences: Science Now

ScienceNOW is a regularly updated Web site from the California Academy of Sciences, which features a changing display of Academy research in the natural sciences. Four featured sections -- Headline Science, Academy Research, Where in the World, and Wild Lives -- offer brief overviews of discoveries by Academy scientists and other "headline-making" science news. Each section includes photos and...

https://www.calacademy.org/explore-science/science-today/
View Resource Desert Research Institute: Research

Operating as the nonprofit research campus of the University and Community College System of Nevada, the Desert Research Institute (DRI) conducts more than $27 million in environmental research each year with the help of its approximately 400 research faculty and support staff. The informational research page of the main Web site offers descriptions; publications; links; and other relevant facts...

https://www.dri.edu/
View Resource ScienceNOW

This link, off the main Science (American Association for the Advancement of Science) site, provides users with information on the most recent developments in science. The Current Stories section covers headline subjects while the Week in Review section allows users to quickly browse stories from previous weeks. First-time users must register (free) for one year of limited access.

http://www.sciencemag.org/news
View Resource Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences

This Web site contains the homepage of the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (formerly the Bermuda Biological Station for Research), established "to conduct research and science education of the highest quality from the special perspective of a mid-ocean island." The site offers detailed overviews of BIOS research initiatives, including a number of projects in the life sciences: marine...

http://www.bios.edu/
View Resource Unwinding DNA: Life at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Science, a human endeavor, would not be successful without cooperation. The Cold Spring Laboratory, located in Long Island, New York, is the epitome of cooperation in the study of DNA. Cold Spring's current president and Nobel Laureate, James Watson, stresses the importance of working together in a common place, saying "The study of this information is in some sense the heart of life. You needed...

http://www.exploratorium.edu/origins/coldspring/index.html
View Resource Cycles

Just about anywhere you look in the natural sciences you'll find a cycle of some description. From cells to individuals to populations and beyond, cyclical patterns exist on every scale. The following collection of Web sites follows on this theme: The first site (1) is an excellent, animated introduction to the cell cycle from Cells Alive! Users can also get a closer look at the stages of mitosis...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2003/0711
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