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Anatomy: The Levitt Radiologic-Pathologic Institute

An interesting graphics interface for learning about various parts of the body.

Digital Anatomist Program

The Digital Anatomist Program is a collaboration between anatomists and computer scientists at the University of Washington. Includes a staff directory and excellent two and three dimensional graphics of the brain and other organs.

Neuromuscular Physiology University of California, San Diego

Information about the Neuromuscular Physiology Lab at UCSD, offering insight into the works of principal investigators Richard L. Lieber and Sue Bodine-Fowler are up to.

Preview The Heart

A truly excellent multimedia tour of the heart, including graphics, sound files, video clips, and related information from menu suggestions to teacher resource materials.

Three Dimensional Medical Reconstruction

The Visible Human is a project by the National Library of Medicine whose goal is to create a digital atlas of the human body. The site is a collection of movie clips with the perspective of traveling through medical reconstructions of parts the human body.

UW - Anatomy Module List

University of Washington Radiology teaching file anatomy teaching modules. Topics include normal knee anatomy, temporomandibular joints and others.

The Visible Human Project

This project is an outgrowth of the National Library of Medicine's 1986 Long-Range Plan. The site offers a sample of the anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the male and female human body, a project fact sheet, and a list to related sites.

Botany  BOTÁNICA Bases de datos  Diccionarios Directorios




American Phytopathological Society

APSnet is a new on-line service from the American Phytopathological Society which will enable plant health specialists to use their personal computers to gain instant access to APS meeting, publication, and membership information.

Arizona State University - Photosynthesis Center

Describes graduate and undergraduate training programs at the ASU photosynthesis center, along with faculty & research interests, seminar and conference schedules, and also presents related scientific publications, journals and links.

Asclepiad Page - Plants

Provides resource information for succulent milkweeds/carrion flowers and the International Asclepiad Society. The site includes a great gallery of photos as well as cultivation notes, IAS membership, sales, events schedules and links to other botany-related sites.

BG-Map Botanical Garden Mapping System

The BG-Map Botanical Garden Mapping System, developed and supported by Glicksman Associates, Inc., is a piece of software that maps plant collections typically housed at facilities such as botanical gardens, arboreta, zoos, and large private estates. The site outlines the software, and provides links to related material.

Carnivorous Plant Database

A searchable database of over 3000 entries giving taxanomic information about carnivorous plants. Photos of the plants are included for many entries.

CSU Botany Home Page

Set up by the California State University Stanislaus, this site provides fruit photo collection, and an extensive link index to other biological science resources.

Dept. of Environmental Horticulture, U. C. Davis

Introduction to the Department of Environmental Horticulture provides details of courses, faculty, and more.

FAQ - Carnivorous Plant

A very extensive guide containing information on the ecology, cultivation, taxonomy, and other aspects of carnivorous plants, with links to related sites of interest, and more.

ForestNet, Inc.

Forestry, pop quizzes, photos, and access software to its graphical on-line service.

Giant Timber Bamboo

Giant Timber Bamboo, giant moso timber and other rare bamboo.

Growing Hardy Palms

Very likely the most extensive palm tree site on the web, with answers to frequently asked questions, background and vendor information, and growing instructions for a large variety of palms and climates.

Index - Flowering Plant Families - Texas A&M

Allows searches for Web-based data within a plant classification matrix machine-generated pages from the Department of Biology Herbarium Texas A&M University.

Index - List of WWW sites of interest to botanists

An extensive index created in France as a service to students, teachers, researchers, and WWW surfers interested in ecology.

Index - Plant Biology - WWW Virtual Library

An extensive well set-up library of documentation and links in the fields of agriculture, biosciences, biochemistry, biodiversity, ecology, genetics, forestry and more.

International Camellia Society

The International Camellia Society, Homburg, Saar, Germany, provides information about the society, its taxonomy, propagation, and research on the genus Camellia.

The New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden is one of the world's oldest and largest horticultural institutions, It offers over a hundred pages of information images about the NYBG and gardening, specialty gardens, garden tips, and experts answers to plant questions.

Plant Fossil Record Database Version 2.1

Global database of extinct plant species, descriptions of more than 12,000 genera, and occurrence details of more than 700,000 fossils. Search by genus, species, location or geological age. Results are listed or plotted on world map. Paleontological commodities demonstrated.

Plant Gene Register

The American Society of Plant Physiologists site provides an extensive plant gene register, and contains a searchable article index of PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, an international journal devoted to physiology, biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, biophysics, and environmental biology of plants.

Plants for a Future

Set up by PLANTS FOR A FUTURE, this environmentally friendly site is an extensive collection of leaflets about edible and other useful plants including plants for lighting, fiber, soaps, oils and information on permaculture and perennials plants, as well as a list of related links.

Root Biology and Mycorrhiza Research Group

A site set up by the Department of Botany at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, providing photos of various roots, publications and departmental research interests as well as a staff directory.

Southern Perennials & Herbs

Southern Perennials & Herbs provides perennials, herbs, grasses and gingers, woody plants and vines and an online catalog.

TAMU Department of Plant Pathology

The department faculty, graduate studies, access to the Texas plant disease handbook.

Texas A&M University Plant Diversity Information Center

Offers photos and extensive information on Texan flora.

Tropical Rainforest of Surinam

The Tropical Rainforest of Surinam with links to many picture files. Contains a short story.

University of Georgia Botany Department

Botany Department of the University of Georgia takes you on a greenhouse tour.

Virtual Field Trip through an East Central Texas Bog

An impressive plant and flower photo gallery taken by botanists from Texas A&M as they explored the Flynn Bogs System.

Weeds World

Weeds World contains formatted articles with embedded color images, conference information, and Stock Centre updates.

Wisconsin Fast Plants

Wisconsin Fast Plants is a science education and outreach program located at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, funded by the National Science Foundation. The site offers concise information and resource links for Wisconsin Fast Plants, as well as a world-wide photo tour.


Index - Meetings in Bioscience and Medicine

This site, H U M - M O L G E N is set up as a communication resource directory for Human Molecular Genetics. It includes listings of related books, companies, journal reviews, and a list of related links.

Index - WWW Virtual Library: Biological Journals, Conferences, and Current Awareness Services

An extensive index from Harvard of journals, conferences, and current awareness services in the biosciences.


SETAC Multivariate Conference

This site provides information about a two day international conference on multivariate statistics to ecology and ecotoxicology.


Amber, A View of the Past

Ever have a fascination with the resin, Amber? Here is the scientific explanation and evolution process of this fossilized material, solidified.


This site on arachnology investigates poisons, bites, disease and phobia. Newletters, movie and book lists, mailing lists and publications included. Your contributions are requested.

The Baylor College of Medicine Genome Center

Baylor University, Waco, TX, US This Medicine Genome Center server provides links of special interest to biologists, including Biologist's Control Panel, the CEPH-Genethon Data Interface, which allows searching of the CEPH-Genethon physical map data and Baylor College of Medicine Genome Center Data.

Biocenter Frankfurt

Listings and related information (a collection of sites in Biochemistry, local news, student accounts of the computer center) on the institutes of the Biocenter of J.W. Goethe University.

The Biocenter of the University of Wyrzburg

University of Wlrzburg consists of interdisciplinary cross sections of six biological, one chemical and three medical departments. This is a scientific research and learning site.


The Biologic Fluid Dynamics Group looks into applying Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to understand the flow found in the airways and the in the vascular system. Research involves gene replacement therapy for cystic fibrosis, asthma medication delivery and understanding the effects of pollutant exposure. Information on pulmonary flow, chaos/nonlinear biologic processes are included. Courtesy of the University of Arkansas, Little Rock.

Biologist's Control Panel

This site provides a listing and full access to human genome centers and funding agencies all over the world. Also provides libraries, literature and other resources from their extensive data base.

BioMolecular Engineering Research Center (BMERC)

Focuses on developing statistical/computational approaches which will detect syntactic and semantic patterns in DNA, RNA, and protein sequences, and on using these approaches in identifying structure, function, and regulation in these molecules.


BIOSCI contains a set of electronic communication forums. The bionet USENET newsgroups and parallel e-mail lists. This free service is used by biological scientists worldwide.

Cell Biology Laboratory Manual

This site contains a variety of scientific discussions that cover a large range of detailed lists and facts: the microscope, histochemistry, cell fractionation, electrophoresis, ezymes, and membranes.

Computer-aided Biomolecular Modeling and Design Group

Information about the Computer-aided Biomolecular Modeling and Design Group, its research and resources including computer-aided design and modeling for the study of biomolecules, drugs and their interactions by the Graham Richards group at the University of Oxford.


Bioweb contains biological sciences resources. It covers botanical, zoological and microbiological areas. This site includes graphics, maps, pictorial guides and a guest book.

Domestic Animal Endocrinology

Domestic Animal Endocrinology is a quarterly journal on domestic animal species.

FHCRC Image Analysis Lab

This site contains imaging, analysis, graphics and photos. Included are the following services: computer generated slides, dye-sublimation prints, scanning slides, scanning autorads kodak photoCD, and archiving files to recordable CDs. Software is available from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Image Analysis Lab in Seattle, Wa. Extensive links available.

Global Entomology Agricultural Research Server (GEARS)

US Dept. of Agriculture, Carl Hayden Bee Research Center. This GEARS server reports on results of research by the Carl Hayden Bee Research Center staff; it contains downloadable software, an art gallery, macrophotographs of insects, sound bites, video clips, and an Internet classroom featuring information about bees, beekeeping and pollination.

Information Theory and Molecular Recognition

Contains research on theory and molecular recognition, cool graphics and text on thermodynamics, electrical engineering, physics, chemistry, molecular diagnosis, genetic engineering, sequence logos and hyperspace packing. Links included as well.

Inter-Research Tables of Contents and Abstracts

This Inter-Research Scientific Publisher server provides tables of contents and abstracts for issues of the print journals, including the Marine Ecology Progress Series, Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, Climate Research, plus information on other publications.

L-systems tutorial

The L-System was named after one of the first people to use the syntactic methods to model growth, Aristid Lindenmayer. This tutorial explains the four elements of the system and the applications, as well as, Turtle Geometry.

MIT Center for Biological and Computational Learning

MIT Center for Biological and Computational learning is an interdisciplinary center that promotes collaborative research in artificial intelligence, computer science, engineering and the neurosciences. This site includes information abut research, investigators and projects

Molecular Dynamics

This server contains information about Molecular Dynamics, which develops and manufactures instrument systems to increase data processing speed and quality in life science research laboratories. Company systems for fluorescent imaging, filmless autoradiography, densitometry, confocal microscopy and DNA sequencing automation provide fast and accurate data acquisition and analysis.

Scientific Visualization for Education

Here is a really funky cool site with custom made VRML models, Quicktime movies, Amiga anim files, and cool imagemaps for the purpose of Scientific Visualization. Science on demand, on 'da Web.

Section of Molecular and Cellular Biology, U.C. Davis

This server provides information about the Section of Molecular and Cellular Biology, U.C. Davis in addition to information on faculty, resources, undergraduate education, etc.

Sequence Logos

Sequence logos are a graphical way of representing and visualizing biological information developed by Tom Schneider and Mike Stephans. Generally they supercede consensus sequences as more precise and useful ways of conveying data. This gives an interactive, multi-part script for generating sequence logos as easy and painless as possible.

The Tree of Life

Here you'll find a system designed to contain information about the phylogenetic relationships of organisms, to link biological information available on the Internet in the form of a phylogenetic navigator, and to illustrate the diversity and unity of groups of living organisms.


What is Webcutter? Webcutter is an on-line tool for restriction mapping nucleotide sequences. It features customizable enzyme database, monthly enzyme updates, automatic sequence search-and-input, quick links to gene searches, and worldwide accessibility via internet.

WWW in Biology

This is the 'WWW mirror' of the newsgroup and its associated mailing list. Your imput is suggested and welcome!

WWW VL: Instructional Resources in Biology

Resources for students and teachers. Newsgroups, museums, databases, experiments, projects, and more!


Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Page

A site that offers journals, magazines, and links which cover the subject of DNA and the biosciences. Also has an optional no-graphics page for web text browsers.

DOE - Human Genome Program

The Human Genome Program of the U.S. Department of Energy is a focused effort as part of a larger international effort to characterize the genomes of humans and several model organisms. This well set up site covers every aspect of the program including announcements, a newsletter, meeting reports, and more.

FAQ - Human Genome Diversity Project

An all-text site which provides answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the Human Genome Diversity Project.

Genetic Modifications

Describes many facets of genetic modification, from simple to very advanced and speculative procedures for improving the human genome.

Genetics Computer Group

Wisconsin Sequence Analysis Package is a set of software programs used by molecular biologists to analyze and search DNA and protein sequences. The Package provides quick and easy access to the major sequence databases such as GenBank, EMBL, PIR and SWISS-PROT. The site also contains links to other WWW and Gopher servers of biological interest.


GenLink, based at the Helen Donis-Keller Lab of Washington University in St. Louis, MO is a multimedia database resource for human genetics that provides genetic linkage mapping information and software tools.

Johns Hopkins University Genome Data Base (GDB)

Johns Hopkins University's GDB Browser, an HTML-plus-forms interface to a powerful SQL query engine, and The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) the comprehensive source on genetic disorders. The Muscular Dystrophy gene and a description of Tay-Sachs Disease are two examples of the data available from GDB.

Krawetz Lab Group

The Krawetz laboratory is a part of Wayne State University's Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Detroit, MI whose studies are directed defining how gene loci are specifically selected for expression. The site offers graphics charts and related information.

LLNL Human Genome Center

Contains an overview of the work being done at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Human Genome Center, including chromosome maps and a few related links.

National Center for Biotechnology Information

This is the NIH GenBank Genetic Sequence Database, a collection of all known DNA sequences. The server provides searching of GenBank, other sequence databases and a subset of MEDLINE citations related to molecular sequence data. DNA and protein sequence comparison searching against the databases using the BLAST algorithm is also available. NCBI is a division of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Neurogenetics - Massachusetts General Hospital

Set up at the Massachusetts General Hospital, this site offers information and links for a variety of neurogenetic diseases including neurofibromatosis, Von Hippel-Lindau disease, and tuberous sclerosis.

The Roslin Institute

T Roslin Institute's research on the molecular and quantitative genetics of farm animals; the site contains genome databases for pig and chicken. It features dynamically generated linkage, cytogenetic maps. The genome workstation provides a convenient gateway to other genome resources.

Saccharomyces Genomic Information Resource

Saccharowyces Genomic Information Resource provides information about Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the budding yeast. It includes results of the international yeast genome chromosomal sequencing projects and also genetic and physical maps, Saccharomyces Gene Name Registry, information about yeast researchers and descriptions of yeast gene products and their interactions.

The Sanger Centre

The Sanger Centre, located in Cambridge, Great Britain is heavily involved in the Human Genome Mapping Project. The site offers information on local projects, searchable databases, computing facilities, a staff list, and related links.

UCSD Biochemical Genetics

A site set up at the University of California, San Diego, offering general information about the laboratory, a number of biochemical genetics tests, and a list of Worldwide Biochemical Genetics Laboratory Services.

UK Human Genome Mapping Project

This site provides specialist resources and services for scientists working on the Human Genome Project, including provision of biological materials, access to genome databases, analysis tools and training courses.

WebSub--a WWW nucleotide sequence submission tool

GSDB's beta test version of WebSub, a Web submission tool for nucleotide sequence data.


British Columbia Creature Page

An aid in identifying the animals that live in British Columbia's ocean waters.

The Cephalopod Page

Information on octopuses, squid, cuttlefish, nautilus, and other cephalopods. Includes taxonomy, photographs and information, cephalopod links, mollusca links and references.


Research on the community of invertebrates that inhabits the empty shells of Barnacles; an ongoing study.

Live DMS Ocean Biological Model

A marine biological model available to the public. Will calculate the Dimethylsulphide (DMS) output of your local coastal waters.

Marine Biological Laboratory

Intensive graduate-level courses in the biological and biomedical sciences. A guide to the programs and research opportunities at the laboratory and the gopher-based information resources in Woods Hole.


An online information service for Medadafish reseachers. Includes photos, news and opinions.

Microbiology and Virology

Bugs in the News

A reader-friendly site with articles which explain and help a person to understand various science things such as: antibiotics, HIV, PCR, Genes, Enzyme, etc.

Index - Microbiology and Virology

A extensive index of Microbiology and Virology guides, sites, database, documents, electronic journals, and software.

The Microbiology BBS

Resource for the biologist in industry, academics and private practice. This service promotes communication among the biological community. Files, and access information. Repository for computer files of interest to biologists. Different forums are presented allowing for discussion of specific topics.

National External Quality Assessment Scheme for Microbiology

Established in 1971. Provides a comprehensive service to over 700 clinical microbiology laboratories both in the UK and abroad which is educational in design. A wide range of specimens distributed and the feedback provided to participants.


Neurobiology Program at USC

Describes the neurobiology graduate program at the university, which addresses a broad range of state-of-the-art neuroscience problems. Links to programs in Neural, Informational and Behavioral Sciences are available.

Neuroscience at Macalester

Provides information about the Macalester College Undergraduate Neuroscience Program and links to related sites. It contains the College Neuroscience Quarterly, an online journal focusing on faculty/undergraduate neuroscientist research collaborations.


BioScience Digest

Set up by Core Communications, the BioScience Digest offers links to product and service providers to the scientific industry, along with a technology & product Index, virtual symposia and conference, exhibition dates and details.


Set up by Paul Pietsch, PhD, Professor Emeritus at Indiana University, this site presents numerous articles dealing with the question: How does a brain store a mind?


Animal Information Data Base

Gardens and Sea World, in cooperation with the Blacksburg Electronic Village, have produced an Animal Information Data Base designed for school children that features up-to-date facts and pictures about a variety of land and sea animals. A portion of the Sea World Teacher's Guides has been included in the materials to help teach students in an active, hands-on way. The activities foster an interdisciplinary appreciation for science, mathematics, geography, art and language.

Domestic Animal Endocrinology

Domestic Animal Endocrinology is a quarterly journal on domestic animal species.

NCSA AlpacaNet

Animal lovers of the Andes, point your mouse here! Alpaca net is a resource for ranchers, breeders, investors and all others who are interested in the Alpaca animals of the Andes.

Southeastern Ohio Society of Herpetologsts

Calling all Reptiles and Amphibians lovers! Southeastern Ohio Society of Herpetologists deals with all areas of herpetology, the keeping of reptiles and amphibians. Click here if you are interested!!

Zoological Record

The Zoological Record is an index to worldwide zoological literature, published jointly by BIOSIS and The Zoological Society of London. It is produced by BIOSIS UK, a company limited by guarantee and based in York, England, which is a subsidiary of BIOSIS ®, a not-for-profit organization based in Philadelphia, USA, producing a range of information products and services for the life sciences, including Biological Abstracts.

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