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Life Sciences

Biology

"Biology:  One of the BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE DISCIPLINES concerned with the origin, structure, development, growth, function, genetics, and reproduction of animals, plants, and microorganisms." -- Definition from the NCBI MeSH Database.


Overview

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Microbiologists
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Biology Organizations

American Institute of Biological Sciences
American Society for Cell Biology
American Society for Microbiology

Glossaries

University of California Museum of Paleontology – A basic and quick reference for cell biology terms. Also includes terms other life sciences such as zoology, ecology, phylogenetics.


  • Welcome To The New Term – A collection of biology topics presented in a textbook fashion.
  • Cell Image Library – A freely accessible, easy-to-search, public repository of reviewed and annotated images, videos, and animations of cells from a variety of organisms, showcasing cell architecture, intracellular functionalities, and both normal and abnormal processes.
  • iBiology - This educational website provides access to over 300 open-access videos including educational topics, seminars by leading scientists, and scientific career oriented videos.
  • Fundamentals of Biology - This free online course is offered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology MITOPENCOURSEWARE initiative.
  • Introduction to Biology - This free online course is a part of the Carnegie Mellon University Open Learning Initiative.
  • Concepts of Biology - This is an open textbook that provides and introduction to basic biology concepts.
  • Biology - This is an introductory biology open textbook.
  • Jones Biology - This is a website with multimedia learning materials, maintained by retired biology teacher, Judy Jones. 

 


Biology and Data