Educational Resources

Animal Use in Research, Testing and Education

Disease-specific brochures about animal research
Kids 4 Research
Model Organisms for Biomedical Research
Online Laboratory Animal Facility Tour
Sci4Kids – from the Agricultural Research Service
Virtual Library of Model Organisms

Careers in Health and Health Research

Becoming a Scientist: Learn What it Takes – from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Career Opportunities for Animal Science Majors
Career Opportunities in Veterinary Medicine
Research and Training Opportunities at NIH
Unusual Careers Working with Animals
Veterinary Career Resources
Veterinary Technology Programs Listing

Drug Development

From Plants to Drugs – slide show
Drug Discovery and Development
How Drugs are Approved
FDA and Clinical Drug Trials: A Short History
How Drugs are Developed and Approved
Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drug Monograph Process
Investigational New Drug (IND) Application
About Drug Development

General Life Science

Altruis Biomedical Network
Beyond Discovery – The Path from Research to Human Benefit
The Biology Project
Cell Biology Animation
Doctor over Time
The Educator’s Reference Desk – Science (formerly AskERIC)
Evolution 101
Good Cells Gone Bad – Cancer Process Curriculum (Grades 4-12)
The Heart – An Online Exploration
KidsHealth
MABT Bio-Blog
Nobel Foundation
Science Tracer Bullets – topical bibliographies in science
The Tree of Life Project
Virtual Hospital Tour
Virtual Library of Veterinary Medicine

Genetic Technology

The DNAFiles
Genes and Diseases
Stem Cell Resources (New Jersey Biology Teachers)
Genetics Research and Technology
Gene Technology
Basic Concepts and Techniques of Molecular Genetics
Genetic Analysis Education
Gene Expression Techniques
Could We? The History of Genetics

Human Genome Project

The Human Genome – Science Magazine special issue
Human Genome Project Information – Dept. of Energy
All About the Human Genome Project
An Overview of the Human Genome Project
ENCODE:
The Rough Guide to the Human Genome
Timeline of the Human Genome
The ENCODE Project: ENCyclopedia Of DNA Elements

Neuroscience/Brain Research

Brain Awareness Week Information
The Brain Connection
Neuroscience for Kids
About Neuroscience
Neuroscience Core Concepts
TED: Video Playlists About Neuroscience
A Brief Guide to Neuroscience
International Brain Research Organization
What is the BRAIN Initiative?
Understanding the Brain
Brain Research Foundation

Research News

Journal of Visualized Experiments
Science Daily
Futurity
Medical Research News
New York Times: Research
Huffpost Science
NIH Research Matters
Guardian: Medical Research
Medical News Today

Toxicology & Product Safety

Basic Toxicology Labs
Chemicals and Human Health
Health and Safety Information on Household Products
Toxicology Problem Set
Hazardous Waste
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
National Toxicology Program
Occupational and Environmental Medicine: An Overview
Society of Toxicology
American College of Toxicology
American Chemical Society: Toxicology