Category Archives: Science

Pandemics: what everyone needs to know

Doherty, P. C. (2013). Pandemics: What everyone needs to know. Pandemics. The word conjures up images of horrific diseases sweeping the globe and killing everyone in their path. But such highly lethal illnesses almost never create pandemics. The reality is … Continue reading

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Are you scientifically literate? Take a Quiz

http://bit.ly/10pdWlL Take this fun 50-question quiz on a wide variety of topics from The Christian Science Monitor. Provides instant feedback on whether your answer is correct.

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Molecular Workbench: visual, interactive experiments for science ed.

http://mw.concord.org/modeler/ Created by the Concord Consortium, the Molecular Workbench is “a modeling tool for designing and conducting computational experiments across science.” Contains lots of Featured Simulations, as well as curriculum modules focused on chemical bonding, semiconductors, and diffusion. An online … Continue reading

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Biological and Environmental Research Image Galleries from the U.S. Dept. of Energy

https://public.ornl.gov/site/gallery/default.cfm The United States Department of Energy’s Office of Biological and Environmental Research has compiled this prodigious image gallery from a wide range of scientific research projects. The materials here come from the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, the Human Genome … Continue reading

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Science, Engineering and Technology

World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology http://www.waset.org/ With academic partners located within universities from Tehran to Lamar, Texas, the World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET) sponsors a journal and numerous conferences. On their homepage, visitors can look … Continue reading

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Scitopia

Scitopia is a federated search portal that allows users to search over 3.5 million documents in engineering, physics and mathematics.  In addition, it also searches patents from Europe, Japan and the United States.  Advanced search features are available. Register for … Continue reading

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Science Today

Image via Wikipedia University of California; Science Today http://www.ucop.edu/sciencetoday/index.php Science Today is a one minute, five-times a week, radio program carried on CBS affiliates and produced by the University of California. The website for Science Today provides the program on … Continue reading

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Nature Available Online

The library now subscribes to Nature online rather than in print. Nature.com web feeds allow you to sign-up for rss feeds that provide headlines, summaries and links for all the new content from various scholarly journals. If you would rather … Continue reading

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Science and Engineering Statistics

Image via Wikipedia National Science Foundation: Science and Engineering Statistics http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/ Scholars, journalists and members of the general public will have a field day with the National Science Foundation’s Science and Engineering Statistics website. Visitors will note that the data … Continue reading

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MicrobeWorld

Image via Wikipedia Hosted by the American Society for Microbiologists (ASM), MicrobeWorld explores the world of microbes and microbiology, explains what microbiologists do, and how they do it. “MicrobeWorld has additional value in informing the public about how science works. … Continue reading

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