Biology News
Collecting real-time data for material microstructural evolution during radiation exposure - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
This provides real-time information about a material's microstructural evolution. "At MIT's Mesoscale Nuclear Materials Lab, we've been developing improvements to a technique called 'transient grating spectroscopy' (TGS), which is sensitive to both ...

Teams visit city high schools to give lessons on immunology - UCalgary News


UCalgary News
Through interactive lectures, dynamic hands-on activities and real-life experiments, students were educated on the immune system, antibiotics, vaccinations, viruses, bacteria, and the future of immunology. This year also spearheaded an Ask a Scientist ...

Menstrual Cycle “on a Chip” Offers a New Window into Female Physiology - Scientific American


Scientific American
The exquisite hormonal signaling that drives the female reproductive system cannot be modeled in a flat petri dish. Scrambling to address history's long dearth of research in women's health and physiology, scientists have now created the first “organ ...

TAXIS - Taxonomic Information System

Houston - United States

Database management system for recording taxa, specimens, characters, and images. Also serves as an interactive identification system.

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Canada

Searchable database of four kingdoms: plant, animal, fungi, monera. Search by scientific or common names, English or French.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
United States

Authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

Rice Information System
China

An integrated information resource and comparative analysis workbench for rice genomics.

Raptor Information System
United States

The RIS is a free searchable catalog of over 38,000 references about the biology and management of birds of prey.

Raptor Information System
United States

A keyworded catalog of over 40,000 references about the biology and management of birds of prey.

Biodiversity Information System
United States

BiodIS, K-State's Biodiversity Information System, is a collaborative project to expose information associated with the University's natural history collections to a diverse group of users. Based largely on the Herbarium and Museum of Entomological and Prairie Arthropod Research, BiodIS is a portal for users of all ages and fields who have an interest in or need for biodiversity data, including taxonomic, geographic, and ecological information, a

International Species Information System
United States

Use abstracts to find the holdings of zoos and other institutions of many wild species, including amphibians, birds, fishes, mammals and reptiles.

Canada

Examines the nature of threats to species, habitats, ecosystems, and landscapes, and seeks to support environmentally sound decision-making and actions affecting the status of biodiversity and landscapes.

United States

Addresses issues related to intellectual property rights in biotechnology and offers a database on Indian patent documents in biotechnology.

Regional Mark Information System
United States

Provides services to international, state, federal, and tribal fishery organizations involved in marking anadromous salmonids throughout the Pacific region.