This interactive module is a tribute to the teachers, health care workers, social workers, journalists and politicians who are working hard to contain the recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa. http://www.jackievannice.com/challenge_54_faces/story.html This interactive module was developed by Jackie Van Nice (http://www.jackievannice.com/). It features content and photographs that were originally presented by The […]
Learn about the bacteria, fungi and other micro-organisms that maintain human health. http://www.scientificamerican.com/media/multimedia/0612-human-microbiome/index.html For more resources from Scientific American, please visit their website at: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/microbiome-graphic-explore-human-microbiome/
This 3D-animation, created by Drew Berry, explores the Fas signal transduction pathway that induces apoptosis (programmed cell death). http://www.wehi.edu.au/education/wehitv/apoptosis_and_signal_transduction/ For more resources from The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, please visit their website at: https://www.wehi.edu.au/
Test your knowledge of bird calls by matching these eleven birds with their songs. https://sustainability.asu.edu/ecologyexplorers/ecology-activities/bird-match-song/ For more resources from the Ecology Explorers website, please go to: https://sustainability.asu.edu/ecologyexplorers/ Related news: Hey, you sing like a bird! Seriously: humans and birds share the same singing genes http://t.co/SNa5aPeiGS pic.twitter.com/ZhC50gibiJ — New Scientist (@newscientist) December 11, 2014
(This one’s for you, Pranav… Thanks for the tip! – Anne) This 3D-animation focuses on the role of clathrin cage assembly and disassembly during endocytosis. http://player.vimeo.com/video/63913620?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0 This animation was created by Janet Iwasa (University of Utah) in collaboration with Tomas Kirchhausen (Harvard Medical School). For more animations and resources from Janet Iwasa, please visit her […]
Use this interactive website to identify 3000 trees and other woody-, aquatic- and grass-like plants, as well as orchids and ferns. https://gobotany.newenglandwild.org/map/ For other resources from the Go Botany Project, please visit their website at: https://gobotany.newenglandwild.org
This 11-minute video-animation describes the biological processes that are involved in the development, growth and spread of cancer. https://www.cancerquest.org/education-center/videos/cancer-biology-animations For more interactive resources from CancerQuest, please visit their website at: http://www.cancerquest.org/.
See how well you know the anatomy of the horse by labelling this diagram from 1766. https://www.rvc.ac.uk/Review/Dragster/dragndrop.swf For more resources from the Royal Veterinary College (University of London), please visit their website: https://www.rvc.ac.uk/Review/Dragster/Index.cfm