Biology News
This Is The First Detailed Footage of Cells Moving Through a Living Organism, And It's Incredible - ScienceAlert

"It's often said that seeing is believing, but when it comes to cell biology, I think the more appropriate question is, 'When can we believe what we see?'" To overcome this, Betzig and his team combined two microscopy technologies: adaptive optics, and ...

Biodiversity loss has an enormous impact on humans, according to ... - PRI

A three-year study finds that land degradation and rapidly declining biological diversity has profound implications for humanity, putting billions of people at risk of living without adequate food, water and energy.

We need a gender revolution, not an evolution - GreenBiz

March saw the conclusion of the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations. This year, the commission put the spotlight on empowering women and girls living in rural areas who face multiple and intersecting forms of ...

Biomes - Living Worlds

Espoo - Finland

Fact sheets, photos, and video clips on the climate, location, animal and plant adaptations, land formations, and human influences of seven major terrestrial biomes: tundra, taiga, temperate forest, grassland, chaparral, desert, and rainforest.

World Biomes
United States

About the hierarchical organization of the world's environments.

The World's Biomes
United States

Introduction to aquatic, desert, forest, grassland, and tundra biomes. School class project.

Body Worlds

Body Worlds is the original anatomical exhibition series displaying authentic human bodies, willed by donors through the Institute for Plastination's Body Donor Program, and preserved using a process called plastination. Invented by Dr. von Hagens, plastination is a groundbreaking process in which real human specimens are preserved through the science of plastination. The specimens resulting from the revolutionary process are called plastinates.

Gunther von Hagen's Body Worlds

Learn about Body Worlds, the anatomical exhibition of real human bodies. Find the locations and dates for current and future exhibitions.


Max Planck scientists find evidence that sloths in the wild sleep a lot less than previously thought. [PDF]

The Living Edens
United States

A detailed look at one of the oldest deserts - the Namib Desert. Includes teacher's resources.

Living Amphibians
United States

Introduction to the taxonomy of Amphibia, including Salientia (frogs and toads), Caudata (salamanders and newts), and gymnophiona (caecilians).

Living With Elephants

A non-profit organization in Botswana which explores the relationship between the African Elephant and people, with an emphasis on research and educational programs aimed at reducing conflict between the two species.

United States

A discussion of Lithops, or flowering stones, as well as images. These plants mimic their natural surroundings to an astounding degree.

Living Free
United States

A nonprofit animal sanctuary founded by Emily Jo Beard.