Biology Department Study Aids
Maintained by Bay Path University faculty, these study aids correspond to what is taught in class.
The Biology Project
"[A]n interactive online resource for learning biology developed at The University of Arizona." Contains tutorials, problem sets, and general information on everything from energy reactions to basic toxicology.
Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM)
"[C]atalog of human genes and genetic disorders authored and edited by Dr. Victor A. McKusick and his colleagues at Johns Hopkins and elsewhere ... The database contains textual information, pictures, and reference information."
Bio-Web: Resources for Molecular and Cell Biologists
"Your source for Molecular and Cell Biology-Bioinformatics-Technology news and online bio-resources." Provides sequence tools, news, and links to other biology resources on the web.
Biology Online - Information in the Life Sciences
Site covers a wide variety of biology related subject areas including: cell biology; genetics and evolution; developmental biology; and the origins of life. Its three main areas include a biology dictionary; an assortment of biology tutorials; and an annotated list of biology related web sites.
Register for free membership to this essential chemistry resource. Offers access to the Beilstein Abstracts database, an index of over 750,000 journal articles "from over 140 of the top journals in organic and related chemistry." There are many great, free resources on chemweb.com so be sure to explore this web site!
Common Definitions and Terms in Organic Chemistry
A mini-dictionary for organic chemistry. A great resource for students!
Online periodic table providing atomic weights, numbers, and descriptions of elements. Also provides physical, electronic, and nuclear properties of elements, as well as common uses of elements.
Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE)
"Advancing interdicsiplinary study of people and the environment..."
Site provides overviews on environmental topics such as land use, air quality, and water resources. Other links are provided to Center publications, maps, data, models and student opportunities.
Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)
Includes the full text of the fourth United Nations Environment Programme report on the global environment. It provides in-depth information on the state of the global environment and the impact of environmental trends on developmental policy and human well-being.
Global warming: myth or reality? Start your research here at the Natural Resources Defense Council site and decide for yourself.
A great resource for exploring many aspects of import to our environment today. Visit this site and use the drop down menus to quickly search for information by topic or state. Also provides information about policies and issues, headlines, how to take action and much more.
Links to journals:
American Journal of Human Genetics
Croatian Medical Journal
Journal of Biological Chemistry
Journal of Forensic Sciences
Nature - Current year not available in full text
Nucleic Acids Research
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Public Library of Science
National Criminal Justice Reference Service: Forensic Science
In addition to providing an informative overview of forensic science, offers facts and figures, publications, and information on legislation relevant to forensic science.
Crime Scene Investigation
Provides crime scene response guidelines, evidence collection and preservation guidelines, articles, and more.
The Case for Innocence
"The science of DNA testing can now establish with near certainty who did or didn't commit a crime. Why, then, do inmates remain in prison despite DNA evidence which exonerates them? "The Case for Innocence" explores this question, profiling four compelling cases where DNA evidence has been ignored, discounted, or kept secret. "
National Center for Forensic Science (NCFS)
Their mission? To "[p]rovide relevant and responsive forensic science research and operational support to the Criminal Justice Community."
Great source for information on current developments in the world of physics. Also provides links to other online resources in physics and "Best of Physics Web," which offers articles on different areas of physics.
Eric Weisstein's World of Physics
A great study aid for many areas of physics. Explanations of everything from dielectric constants to effusion.
Learn about everything from adhesion to velocity.
Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology
"The Institute mission is two-fold: to increase the impact of women on all aspects of technology and to increase the positive impact of technology on women worldwide."
Association for Women in Science
"..committed to the advancement of women's leadership in STEM."
The Center for Women in Technology
"(CWIT) is dedicated to increasing the representation of women in the creation of technology in the engineering and information technology fields."
"the source for women in computing."
EurekAlert! Science News
News on every science subject imaginable, from earth science to biology. Brought to you by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.