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"ERIC is an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education." Use this search engine to find online U.S. Government resources in scientific research.



"The medical sources that OMS queries are carefully selected to provide users with reliable and definitive information from reputable sources."

Anatomy and Physiology Interactives: The North Harris campus of Lone Star College has provided this amazing list of links to animations, movies and interactive tutorials covering Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry and Chemistry.


Anatomy and Physiology Web Sites: "This site for students in Anatomy and Physiology classes at Tomball College, includes a list of helpful links to active Internet sites where students can find additional information to help them understand terminology and processes in the biological sciences."


BEI Resources: Resource links are provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Topics include: Category A, B, and C priority pathogens, emerging infectious disease agents, non-pathogenic microbes and other microbiological materials of relevance to the research community.


Best of the Web Directory: Infectious Diseases: A list of links to major internet sites covering categories in infectious disease.


BioMed Central: BioMed Central is an open access publisher of online journals. "This database covers over 100 Open Access Journals covering all areas of Biology and Medicine."


Body Mass Index: The Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has provided information on Body Mass Index. The site includes a BMI calculator for adults, teens, and children.


Genetic Conditions: The Genetics Home Reference published by the National Library of Medicine provides descriptive genetic conditions, including the Immune System.


Healthline: Infectious Diseases: Healthline offers research tools to locate specific infectious diseases including causes, dagnosis, and treatment.


Human Anatomy and Physiology Web Sites: Professor Paul Wissmann at the Life Sciences Department of Santa Monica College has created multiple links to human histology, human biochemistry, the muscular system, and the skeletal system. He has also included an anatomy laboratory manual.


Ibiblio: "Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history, science, politics, and cultural studies. is a collaboration of the Center for the Public Domain and The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill."


Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes Pathway Database: "KEGG is a database resource for understanding high-level functions and utilities of the biological system, such as the cell, the organism and the ecosystem, from molecular-level information, especially large-scale molecular datasets generated by genome sequencing and other high-throughput experimental technologies."


National Center for Biotechnology Information: "Established in 1988 as a national resource for molecular biology information, NCBI creates public databases, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for analyzing genome data, and disseminates biomedical information - all for the better understanding of molecular processes affecting human health and disease."


National Network for Immunization Information: To evaluate medical information on the Internet, particularly the accuracy of information on immunizations, use the recommended links to reliable medical topics on this website.


NHC Anatomy and Physiology Tutorials: Select tutorials by appropriate topic for an interactive learning experience.


Pathogen Portal: A service of the Bioinformatics Resource Centers (BRCs) for Infectious Diseases program, a continuation and expansion of a program initiated in 2004, consists of five centers, each specializing in a different group of pathogens. The program is sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and maintained by The Virginia Bioinformatics Institute.


Physiology & Biophysics: A links directory maintained by The Department of Physiology and Biophysics at Weill Medical College of Cornell University.


PLOS Pathogens: Free peer-reviewed open-access journal articles in full text.


SenseLab: "The SenseLab Project is a long term effort to build integrated, multidisciplinary models of neurons and neural systems, using the olfactory pathway as a model. The project involves novel informatics approaches to constructing databases and database tools for collecting and analyzing neuroscience information, and providing for efficient interoperability with other neuroscience databases."


Specialized Information Services: "The Specialized Information Services (SIS) Division of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) is responsible for information resources and services in toxicology, environmental health, chemistry, HIV/AIDS, and specialized topics in minority health."


University of Houston Anatomy & Physiology Tutoring Links: Rose Chute at the University of Houston has created an index to online tutorials and other web resources in Anatomy and Physiology.


WebAnatomy: Tutorials, images, and links related to Anatomy and Physiology.


BioMed Central Physiology: An open access journal, BMC Physiology publishes original peer-reviewed research articles in cellular, tissue-level, organismal, functional, and developmental aspects of physiological processes and is indexed/tracked/covered by PubMed, MEDLINE, BIOSIS, CAS, EMBASE, Scopus, Zoological Record, CABI and Google Scholar.


BrainMaps: This site is an interactive multiresolution next-generation brain atlas that is based on over 20 million megapixels of sub-micron resolution, annotated, scanned images of serial sections of both primate and non-primate brains and is integrated with a high-speed database for querying and retrieving data about brain structure and function. Created and maintained by Principal Investigator Edward G. Jones and the Brainmaps Team (Ade Adowe, Kate Brown, Maly Bun, Megan Cleary, Matt Countryman, Xinran Cui, Fred Gorin, Alessandro Graziano, Brendan Hunt, Larry Lau, Albert Lim, Robert Linehan, Xiaobo Liu, Parisa Mehran, Shawn Mikula, Karl Murray, Phong Nguyen, Barbara Rubino, James Stone, Issac Trotts, Long Votran, Shang Wei, Jennifer Wright) at the UC Regents, Davis campus.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: An online self-study course on infectious diseases in full text: Priciples of Epidemiology in Public Health Practice, 3rd edition: An Introduction to Applied Epidemiology and Biostatistics.


Clinical Trials: This site is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. Provided is information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.


E-anatomy: Interactive Atlas of Human Anatomy.


eMedicine: This site is an open access comprehensive medical textbook for all clinical fields which contains over 6,500 articles, and has over 10,000 contributors. Registration is free.


eSkeletons Project: "The eSkeletons Project website is devoted to the study of human and primate comparative anatomy. It offers a unique set of digitized versions of skeletons of several primates in 2-D and 3-D full color, animations, and much supplemental information." Sposored by the University of Texas at Austin.


Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal: Current research articles on human diseases available through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Evaluating Vaccine and Immunization Information: The National Network for Immunization Information has provided this list of resources for reliable health information. Also included are tips on evaluating the worthiness and reliabilty of health sites on the Internet.


Exploring Life's Origins: This website is part of a multimedia exhibit at the Museum of Science and includes animations and illustrations to help describe origins of life research and theories. Illustrations and animations may be downloaded in the Resources for Educators section, and have been provided by Janet Iwasa, a NSF Discovery Corps Postdoctoral Fellow, in collaboration with Jack Szostak and his laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital; and the Current Science and Technology team at the Museum of Science.


Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals: A full text electronic version of Charles Darwin's entire book, "Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals".


Genes and Disease: "Genes and Disease is a collection of articles that discuss genes and the diseases that they cause. These genetic disorders are organized by the parts of the body that they affect. As some diseases affect various body systems, they appear in more than one chapter."


Howard Hughes Medical Institute: This site is provided by HHMI, a nonprofit medical research organization that "engages in the direct conduct of research, with the promotion of human knowledge in the field of the basic sciences and the effective application thereof for the benefit of mankind."


Human Anatomy Online: The Intellimed International Corporation, a heatlh care organization, has created a visual study of human anatomy covering every system of the body. Each topic has animations, hundreds of graphics and thousands of descriptive links. This interactive site is an ideal reference for students or those who just want to know more about the medical descriptions used by doctors and nurses.


Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases: Free access to current research articles published on the internet.


International Society for Infectious Diseases: "ISID is committed to improving the care of patients with infectious diseases, the training of clinicians and researchers in infectious diseases and microbiology, and the control of infectious diseases around the world."


Mendelian Inheritance in Man from the National Center for Biotechnology Information Genetic Disorders: "This database is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders authored and edited by Dr. Victor A. McKusick and his colleagues at Johns Hopkins."


Neurosurgery: News and publications on the subject of Neurosurgery provided by the Department of Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Georgia.


PhysiologyINFO: "This site was developed by leading researchers in conjunction with the American Physiological Society to educate the public and answer questions about physiology. The site provides the latest cutting edge research by working physiologists."


Visible Human: "The Visible Human Project has generated over 18000 digitized sections of the human body. This introduction and tour uses images and animals from the project to teach key concepts in human anatomy."


WebPath: Internet Pathology Laboratory: "The WebPath computer-aided instructional resource designed by Mercer University School of Medicine contains over 2000 images with text that illustrate gross and microscopic pathologic findings along with radiologic imaging associated with human disease conditions. For self-assessment and study there are over 2000 examination items. There are more than 20 tutorials in specific subject areas."


Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics: "The scientific objective of the Centre is to explore all aspects of the genetic susceptibility of disease including the localisation of genes involved in common diseases, characterisation of the variants responsible for susceptibility, the understanding of how these DNA variants may contribute to risk of disease in the population and finally, how such genetic factors contribute biologically to a disease process."


Whole Brain Atlas: This atlas created Keith A. Johnson M.D. and J. Alex Becker, Ph.D. of Harvard medical school, provide neuroimaging for the normal brain, cerebrovascular disease, neoplastic disease, degenerative disease, and inflammatory or infectious disease.