Bioethics

The American Journal of Bioethics - An online journal produced by the University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics.

Bioethics.net - This is one of the top places to get started on bioethical issues. Arthur Caplan is the director.

Evolution (4/13/11) ChronoZoom - ChronoZoom is the Zoomable timeline for Big History. With ChronoZoom, you can browse history, rather than digging it out piece by piece. ChronoZoom is a timeline for all of history: From the Big Bang, to the time of the dinosaurs, to the present.

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Evogeneao - This website seeks to promote the teaching and acceptance of the biological theory of evolution by emphasizing one of its great lessons: that life on Earth is one big extended family, and therefore we are related in an exact way to not only every other living thing, but also to every thing that ever lived.

(11/1/09) Exploring Life's Origins - The goal of this project is to use molecular illustration and animation to help describe origins of life research and theories to broad audiences. Illustrations and animations may be downloaded in the Resources for Educators section.

(3/13/12) The Genographic Project - The Genographic Project is seeking to chart new knowledge about the migratory history of the human species by using sophisticated laboratory and computer analysis of DNA contributed by hundreds of thousands of people from around the world.

(4/13/11) NCSE - The National Center for Science Education (NCSE) is a not-for-profit, membership organization providing information and resources for schools, parents and concerned citizens working to keep evolution in public school science education. We educate the press and public about the scientific, educational, and legal aspects of the creation and evolution controversy, and supply needed information and advice to defend good science education at local, state, and national levels.

(4/13/11) Time Tree - TimeTree is a public knowledge-base for information on the evolutionary timescale of life. A search utility allows exploration of the thousands of divergence times among organisms in the published literature.

(11/1/09) Understanding Evolution - your one-stop source for information on evolution from the University of California Museum of Paleontology.

General

(1/20/03) The Breast Cancer Site  - This site has an easy click-on button to help fund free mammograms. Follow the links to the other "click and help" sites.

(9/10/03) CollegeSoftware.org - Some great Microsoft product deals for students.

Urban Legends and Folklore - Check out the latest rumors floating around. Some are legitimate; most aren't.

Genetics

(5/10/03) American Eugenics Movement Archive (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory) - This is an incredibly rich source of information about a period of American history that most people do not know about. Learn how some influential Americans tried to segregate other Americans based on their genetics. Fascinating!

(5/10/03) Dolan DNA Learning Center (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory) - This is a great site to learn about DNA and the Human Genome Project. There are animations, interviews, activities, etc. Check it out.

Human Eye Color Simulator - This is a simplified version of the genetics involved in determining human eye color. Here, only two genes are considered when we know that there are at least three involved. Still, it is a fun simulation.

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man - An amazing wealth of information! This deals with all the known inherited disorders in humans - more information than you could ever digest but if you are looking for a specific disorder, this is the place

Recombinant DNA Animations - This link will take you to the Cold Spring Harbor server where you can access a number of really informative animations on PCR, gels, Southern blots, cycle sequencing, etc. Really cool stuff.

Genetics Problems

Mendel's Laws of Heredity Matching, Flashcards, Concentration, Word Search - Some fun activities which sharpen your genetics mind.

Nutrition and General Health

University of California, Berkeley Wellness Letter - This has some excellent information on nutrition and general well-being.

Student Activism

(1/25/17) Student Activism in School - Getting Your Voice Heard. Resources, inspiration and expert advice for making a difference on and off campus.