Websites to get you started
Anatomy & physiology:
The Brain: understanding neurobiology
Information on the neurological impact of drugs on the brain.
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Parts of the body, diseases, injuries and treatments.
Health information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
Interactive site on the course of human evolution.
Smithsonian Human Origins Program
Human prehistory from the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
Includes a Biology thesaurus, biology dictionaries, nomenclature glassary for zoology, common names and guide to animal names, and a guide to the animal kingdom from amphibians to worms.
How biodiversity, environment, genomics, biotechnology, evolution, and new frontiers in science affect your life.
Ask a Scientist
Answers to more than 20,000 questions answered by expert scientists.
Periodic Table of Videos
A video enhanced version of the periodic table.
World of Molecules
Directory of elements and 3-D structures.
Visual Elements Periodic Table
A view of individual elements.
Science News Online
Search the archives for articles.
Yale Environment 360
Opinion, analysis, reporting and debate.
Sciences Subject Guide
This database provides information on a wide range of scientific disiplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies and experiments.
Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module
This database provides access to trusted medical reference materials, health and medical journals and health-related videos. Coverage includes materials on health assessment, diseases and conditions, and drugs and herbal remedies.
Information on personal health, diet and nutrition.
Reference materials and magazine articles on health, exercise, nutrition, and physiology.
Expanded Academic ASAP
Access full text of scholarly journals, news, magazines and newspapers, in all disciplines including science.