Biology News
Pharmacology of Paracetamol -
Paracetamol is considered to be one of the most frequently used drugs around the world. Initially synthesized in 1878, this drug was introduced for limited medical use in 1883, and for wide unrestricted use after 1950s. Today, paracetamol is used by ...

Pharmacology of Cannabinoid Receptors -
Furthermore, the existence of endogenous ligands that bind to these receptors (termed “endocannabinoids”) has also been demonstrated, pointing towards the pharmacological and physiological importance of cannabinoid receptors. Both the receptors and ...

Researchers discover how breast cells prevent cancer invasion -
The finding, which was recently published the Journal of Cell Biology, contradicts previous studies suggesting that this cell layer, called the myoepithelium, serves as a stationary barrier to invading cancer cells; instead it serves as an active ...

Durham - United States

Guide to marine science career possibilities. Also provides profiles of scientists in related fields.

  • Category:

    Employment - Jobs

  • Image:

  • Description:

    Sea Grant - Marine Careers


Gene McCarthy, a geneticist, provides an in-depth discussion of macroevolution and its probable causes and, in the process, reviews the history of evolutionary thought.

Nematode Net
United States

Project at Washington University to sequence parasitic nematodes of humans, animals, and plants. Provides access to new gene sequence information, tools for analyzing nematode sequences, and brief information and photos of the species.

United Kingdom

A directory of links to peer reviewed journal articles dealing with neuroscience and molecular biology. An emphasis is placed on novel scientific information about affective disorders.
United Kingdom

Searchable database providing scientific names for many plants and animals.
United States

A weblog run by primatologists, overviewing current news, books, videos and other media.

United States

Provides an interactive information retrieval system for the world crustaceans.
United States

Site for specialists in this highly variable family of the Tenebrioidea. Includes photos of specimens, classification, literature database, and list of researchers.

Chrysis Net
United States

Information about Hymenoptera : Chrysididae (cuckoo wasps) - biology, morphology, collecting and studying, drawings, and macro photos.
United States

Close-up images of ants and other insects by Alex Wild.

United States

Photographs and information about almost all of the common species of butterflies in Georgia, USA with some photos of butterflies and moths from around the world.