General Science Resources on the Internet


Popular science: magazines, on-line information and education centers

iBiology Brings open-access videos from scientists explaining their research and offers educational resources and seminaris.

Access Excellence  Access Excellence, launched in 1993, is a national educational program for biotechnology that provides high school biology and life science teachers access to their colleagues, scientists, and critical sources of new scientific information via the World Wide Web (sponsored by Genentech, Inc.) - The Microbiology Information Portal. A large collection of Internet links to all things microbial with valuable information for scientists and general audience.
Encyclopedia of Life - A comprehensive overview on the biodiversity on Earth by documenting all living species. - From the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). A philanthropy serving society through biomedical research and science education. .
Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology - An online text for general microbiology and medical bacteriology at the college and advanced high school levels of education.

Chemistry: WebElements Periodic Table
An online periodic table with easy to find information about the elements that make up all matter in the Universe including living organisms.

Chemistry Virtual Textbook
An online introduction to basic chemistry

PBS online with Science Friday. Science Friday® is produced by Samanna Productions, Inc., in association with NPR member station WNYC/New York, and is a registered service mark.
Scientific American  This on-line version of the well known magazine tracks the breaking new stories and provide readers with links to related sites. Scientific American will provide background, links to directly related information and key insights into the investigators themselves and featuring interviews with scientists in the news and, query experts in any discipline to answer readers' questions about science and technology in a section called ask the experts.

The New Scientist    British popular science magazine covering sciencenews, archiving a comprehensive guide to the most talked about subjects in science, book reviews, and interviews.
The One Behind the Many  A site to further an "understanding of the nature of consciousness" offering a very useful collection of links on science (evolution, neurobiology), philosophy (consciousness), and spirituality. Note that does not support the notion of purposeful evolution or supernatural consciousness. (Read our disclaimer)
Genetics Education Center  University of Kansas Medical Center; For educators interested in human genetics and the human genome project. Information about human genome project, education resources, lesson plans, networking for teachers, and many useful links to learn about genetics, evolution, and diseases.
National Center for Science Education  A clearinghouse for information and advice to keep evolution in the science classroom and "scientific creationism" and "intelligent design" out. At 'What is Life' we believe, however, that philosophical and theological arguments about the origin of life, relevant theories and the search for the meaning of life have a place in education as philosophy and history of science.
ActionBioscience is a non-commercial, educational web site created to promote bioscience literacy in biodiversity, the environment, genomics, biotechnology, evolution, ducation, and exploring new frontiers facing humans.
PeoplesArchive  Listen to great scientists in ther own words! A site dedicated to collecting for posterity the stories of the great thinkers, creators, and achievers of our time. The people whose stories you see on this site are leaders of their field, whose work has influenced and changed our world.

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