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IN SEARCH OF REAL.....SCIENCE

The scientific method is one of the most important aspects of biological inquiry. Professor Filson gives a detailed overview of the scientific method and how to successfully use it in practical, everyday research.

MLA AND APA RESOURCES

Not sure how to correctly reference or even write an APA style paper? This site reviews the information necessary to be in compliance with the APA style for your research assignments. All information necessary as to abstract structure, runner headers, reference page structure and types of references at a minimum may be found here. If you have any questions about the style, read this first and then ask me if you need further clarification.

THE ON-LINE BIOLOGY TEXT

This on-line text is designed to give the student an additional resource for each chapter assigned for your text. The on-line text has a number of graphical interfaces that correspond to specific sites that can assist you if you need additional clarification of materials.

MEDLINE PLUS: HEALTH INFORMATION

MEDLINE plus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MEDLINE plus brings together, by health topic, authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health(NIH), other government, non-profit and other health-related organizations. Reformulated MEDLINE searched are included in MEDLINE plus and give easy access to the medical research literature. It also provides you with a database of full-text drug information and an illustrated medical encyclopedia.

THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

Home of the Human Genome Project and many other important biomedical research projects. An excellent area for multidisciplinary, detailed research information.

ACCESS EXCELLENCE: THE NATIONAL HEALTH MUSEUM

The site for Health and Bioscience Learners. A multidisciplinary approach to science education and research topics. Up to date news about volatile issues such as stem cell research and cloning are examples of what may be found here.

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL

The Centers for Disease Control is a federal agency dedicated to the education and protection of the public concerning health issues. Research is constantly being done to deal with topics ranging from Ebola to Anthrax. This is an excellent source for basic public health information and data for a multitude of science disciplines.

MERLOT: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH

An excellent site for research and practical application of scientific methods. You will find many areas that have hard to find, animated biological concepts (e.g. muscle contraction, 3-d skeletal rotation, molecule structure).