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Science360 for iPad provides easy access to engaging science and engineering images and video from around the globe and a news feed featuring breaking news from NSF-funded institutions. Content is either...  (National Science Foundation)
ABCs to Public Health focuses on the critical role of public health laboratories in protecting the public against diseases and other health hazards. This Centers for Disease Control tool is designed to...  (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Students and Teachers, Make This Your Summer of Science is designed to help teachers and students find summer research opportunities in biomedical laboratories that are supported by the National Institutes of Health. The site lets you...  (National Institutes of Health)
Exploring Bioethics helps students grapple with ethical issues posed by advances in the life sciences. For Grades 9-12, this curriculum supplement (one of dozens from NIH) focuses on real life cases --...  (National Institutes of Health)
Life Sciences at Science360 features 120+ videos on bats, bed bugs, bird wings, butterflies, brain mapping, evolution, football science, genetics, gorillas, jellyfish, mitochondria, orangutans, red-eyed tree...  (National Science Foundation) provides information about the location of clinical trials, their design and purpose, criteria for participation, and information about the disease and treatment under study. It...  (National Institutes of Health)
MEDLINEplus enables users to find information about hundreds of diseases, conditions, and wellness issues. It includes links to information resources of the National Institutes of Health, as well...  (National Library of Medicine, supported by National Institutes of Health)
The Office of Science Education features free educational materials and outreach programs at the NIH, a video and slide program of speakers discussing Hollywood movies that have a medical science theme, original...  (National Institutes of Health)
Beyond Discovery traces the origins of technological and medical advances. Learn about the genetics of ear wax, a vaccine to control malaria, DNA barcoding, aging and the human brain, a genetic...  (National Academy of Sciences)
Partners of the Heart is the website for a film about two men who, in 1944, pioneered a procedure that would save the lives of thousands of "blue babies." One of the men, Alfred Blalock, was a prominent...  (WBGH, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
Science Education includes booklets on cells, genes, health, chemistry, and medicines. The booklets explore advances in the development and delivery of drugs, links between genes and diseases, how...  (National Institute of General Medical Sciences, supported by National Institutes of Health)
NIH Curriculum Supplement Series offers web-based instructional modules based on cutting-edge scientific discoveries. Topics include cell biology and cancer, infectious diseases, human genetic variation, sleep...  (National Institutes of Health)
National Science Digital Library provides access to resources in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education and research. From video clips teaching cell division to simulations demonstrating plate...  (National Science Foundation)
BEN: BiosciEdNet provides access to more than 4,000 reviewed resources covering 76 biological science topics: agriculture, anatomy, bacteriology, biochemistry, biodiversity, biotechnology, botany...  (American Association for the Advancement of Science, supported by National Science Foundation)
Online Health Science Curriculum provides over 300 interdisciplinary activities designed to help students learn about blood, bones, the brain, cardiovascular system, diabetes, forces and motion, health careers...  (The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, supported by National Institutes of Health)
LifeWorks explores careers in health and medical sciences. See interviews with more than 70 professionals -- a chemist, dentist, dietician, epidemiologist, lab technologist, medical illustrator...  (National Institutes of Health)
Medicines by Design explains how scientists unravel the many different ways medicines work in the body and how this information guides the hunt for drugs of the future. The booklet examines the science of...  (National Institute of General Medical Sciences, supported by National Institutes of Health)
DNA Microarray is a "virtual lab" of a DNA microarray experiment. Compare samples of healthy tissue and cancerous tissue as a scientist would. Learn the basics about DNA and gene expression...  (Genetic Science Learning Center, supported by National Institutes of Health)
BioWorksU introduces students to life science careers. It is set in a virtual university and uses games, experiments, and simulations to show jobs at a range of locations -- a nurse's station...  (IPIC, supported by Department of Labor)
Computing Life looks at ways physicists, biologists, and even artists are harnessing the power of computers to advance our understanding of biology and human health. Learn how computers are used to...  (National Institutes of Health)
Case Method of Teaching Science features case studies for use in teaching anatomy, chemistry, environment, evolution, medicine and health, microbiology, molecular biology and genetics, physics and engineering, plant...  (State University of New York, supported by National Science Foundation)
Using Technology to Study Cellular and Molecular Biology introduces students to the concepts of scale, resolution, and probe size in cellular and molecular biology. Students play the role of a medical team that has discovered a...  (National Institutes of Health)
National Library of Medicine is the entry point to the largest medical library in the world. Find answers to health questions, abstracts from 4300 biomedical journals, information about clinical research studies...  (National Institutes of Health)
Profiles in Science presents the archival collections of prominent 20th century biomedical scientists such as Julius Axelrod, Martin Rodbell, Joshua Lederberg, and Oswald T. Avery. The collections...  (National Library of Medicine, supported by National Institutes of Health)
Science Education Partnership Lessons is a database of selected hands-on science lessons developed by the partnership. Browse by grade and subject -- biology, chemistry, physical science, earth science, science skills...  (University of California, San Francisco supported by the National Institutes of Health, supported by National Institutes of Health)
History of Medicine Homepage features all book-length material in the National Library of Medicine (NLM) printed before 1914, thousands of later pamphlets and dissertations, and all pre-1871 journals. It includes...  (National Library of Medicine, supported by National Institutes of Health)
Images from the History of Medicine is a collection of nearly 60,000 images that illustrate the social and historical aspects of medicine. The collection includes portraits, pictures of institutions, caricatures, genre...  (National Library of Medicine, supported by National Institutes of Health)
Andreas Vesalivs: De Humani Corporis Fabrica presents Andreas Vesalius' anatomical atlas, On the Fabric of the Human Body (1543, 1555) in a new way and explains this effort to translate and annotate it. Never before...  (Multiple Agencies)

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