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View Resource Skulls

The California Academy of Sciences (last mentioned in the July 5, 2002 Scout Report), offers this well-designed and comprehensive Web site about skulls. Visitors will learn about skull structure and function, skull diversity, the living tissue associated with bones, and the role of the academy's skull collection in scientific research. This Web site is made especially appealing by its liberal use...

https://www.calacademy.org/exhibits/skulls/
View Resource Better Bone Implants

This Web site come from Science@NASA, an online source for news and information about NASA-funded research, and describes the work of researchers at the Center for Commercial Applications of Combustion in Space, who are developing artificial bones for long-lasting, pain-free hip and knee replacements. These ceramic bones are touted as "so much like the real thing that they could actually meld with...

https://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2002/3...
View Resource Digital Morphology: A National Science Foundation Digital Library at The University of Texas at Austin

The Digital Morphology library from the University of Texas-Austin is "a dynamic archive of information on digital morphology and high-resolution x-ray computed tomography of biological specimens." The library offers fascinating 2D and 3D visualizations of vertebrate internal and external structures -- as well as a growing number of invertebrates -- representing over 100 specimens from university...

http://digimorph.org/index.phtml
View Resource University of Washington: Osteoporosis and Bone Physiology

Maintained by Dr. Susan Ott, professor of medicine at the University of Washington, this informative website was developed as an educational resource for both physicians and patients. The website offers sections on Osteoporosis, Bone Density, Osteomalacia, Basic Prevention, Pharmaceutical Treatment, and more. The website provides a list of real cases, references, related links, and an interactive...

http://courses.washington.edu/bonephys/
View Resource Bone Biology for Kids

Bone Biology for Kids was created by University of Washington professor Dr. Susan Ott as an educational website for 4th - 8th grade students and as a resource for science and biology teachers. The main sections of the site include All About Bones, Bone Diseases, and How to Build Your Bone Strength. The site also offers an interactive Index & Definitions section, a Bone-quiz Yahtzee game, and a...

http://depts.washington.edu/bonebio/index.html
View Resource American Society for Bone and Mineral Research: Bone Curriculum

Developed by the Education Committee of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), this Bone Curriculum website "is intended for use by students from high school to medical school." The website features sections on Bone Cells, Exercise and Nutrition, Hormones that Effect Bone, Collagen and Bone Matrix, and more. The brief text sections are interspersed with great images, diagrams,...

http://depts.washington.edu/bonebio/ASBMRed/ASBMRed.html
View Resource The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

A professional scientific and medical nonprofit organization established in 1977, the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) brings "together clinical and experimental scientists involved in the study of bone and mineral metabolism." The ASBMR website links to information about various research grants and other funding, awards, and membership. The site also contains an online job...

http://www.asbmr.org/default.aspx
View Resource The Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation

The Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Foundation was founded "by an international group of physicians and researchers to provide an ongoing exchange of information about MDS." For those unfamiliar with this condition, MDS "is a collection of disorders in which the bone marrow does not produce enough blood cells." The MDS Foundation website offers free resources for clinicians, information for...

https://www.mds-foundation.org/