Maintained by the National Science Foundation and other national organizations, this
site presents the latest in biology research in the form of seminars. This site covers
the full range of biology from microbiology to ecology to health biology and much
This comprehensive and well-organized site covers the field of virology. Diagrams
and colorful images abound, and are clear and informative. A terrific featured section,
the "Big Picture Book of Viruses," has fantastic color pictures of many viruses and
substantial information on each virus family.
The collections in this library are brief online exhibits on various themes. Some
exhibits feature digitized plates, many in color, from important 18th to 20th century
books on insects, plants, fish, elephants, mollusks, reptiles, and birds.
This site is the result of a decade-long international research program that has been
assessing and explaining the diversity, distribution, and abundance of marine organisms
throughout the world's oceans.