Science Links

Online textbooks

Advanced online textbooks

Online Glossaries

Online Journals

Article Databases

Science Databases


Online textbooks

General Sources

ONLINE SCIENCE AND MATH TEXTBOOKS Page of NeuraLinksPlus by Prof. Mark Dubin

William H. Calvin's Books and Articles

National Academy Press

FreeBooks4Doctors

Biomedical Information Resources - by Subject


By Subject Area:

Biology

An On-Line Biology Book  A good text covering all aspects of biology

Kimball's Biology Pages  Written by a former Phillips Academy Biology and Chemistry Teacher, this is an online version of a standard college level introductory text.  It is organized in a slightly odd way, but definitely usable.  Go to the Table of Contents and click on the relevant links.  Look at Cell Biology, DNA and RNA, and Molecules.  Organized like a glossary with headings, this can be a very useful way to learn the definitions of terms used in biology and also get excellent descriptions of associated molecules and processes.

Genetics

Essentials of Genetics [MT Dorak]

Molecular Cell Biology

Molecular Biology of the Cell

An Introduction to Genetic Analysis

Modern Genetic Analysis

Genes and Disease

Molecular Biology

Beginner's Guide to Molecular Biology  This is a very straight forward treatment of Molecular Biology.  Very useful.

Molecular Biology Contents  Short and too the point. 

MIT Biology Hypertextbook Chapters

Microbiology

Medical Microbiology Neal Chamberlain's Look at Microbes!
Medical Microbiology Table of Contents
Microbiology Webbed Out
Microbiology-Virology-Immunology-Bacteriology-Parasitology Text Book On-line
Microbiology-Virology-Immunology-Bacteriology-Parasitology-Mycology Text Book On-line
Textbook of Bacteriology


 Advanced Online Texts

From the NCBI Bookshelf:

Retroviruses

Molecular Cell Biology

Molecular Biology of the Cell

An Introduction to Genetic Analysis

Modern Genetic Analysis

Genes and Disease

Cancer Medicine

Immunobiology

Medical Microbiology

Developmental Biology


Online Glossaries

 

While some of the above resources have associated glossaries (especially Kimball’s Biology Pages), below are a few additional ones that could be helpful:

Glossary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

biology dictionary

BioTech's Life Science Dictionary

 


 

On-line journals:

Highwire Journals A listing (with hyperlinks) of all major journals that have free online content and what the parameters of that free content is. Check this source for any papers you maybe seeking to help you with your research

PubMed Central A resource for online journals maintained by NCBI

BioMed Central Another source of free online journals

Public Library of Science The central organization pushing for free public access to all original scientific publications

Science magazine

Nature Magazine


Article Database

Pub Med The federal government's database of biomedical journal articles

 

Science Databases

National Center for Biotechnology Information Clearing house for information on genes, proteins, genomes, protein structures, and biomedical science literature

Genbank (Entrez nucleotide) Use this site to search genbank for gene (nucleotide) sequences

Genbank (Entrez proteins) Use this site to search for protein (amino acid) sequences


BLAST For comparing nucleotide or protein sequences with other homologous sequences in the genbank database

Genome Database of completed genome sequences (including the human genome)

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man A catalog of human genes and human genetic diseases

Taxonomy Browser Use this database to examine taxonomic relationships between organisms

Structures Database of known 3D protein structures

Pub Med The federal government's database of biomedical journal articles

Bookshelf Online text and reference books