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news - Yahoo culls the latest neuroscience from the BBC,
Reuters, the AP, and dozens of major newspapers.
Scientist - "The World's No.1 Science & Technology
Magazine - Short reports archived from 1998 to the
(no subscription required!).
Med - Searches everything covered by Medline as well as
life science journals.
- Searches bibliographic citations and author abstracts from more
than 4,000 biomedical journals published in the United States and 70
countries. Contains over 11 million citations dating back to the
- "For scientific information only" from journals and on the web.
- A different sort of search engine. This one keeps you
of new publications according to keyword (i.e., your favorite topics)
author, then sends you the results by email so you don't
even have to remember to run your searches!
sites of interest
for Neuroscience - Hosts past abstracts for the SFN
conferences and news about this year's conference.
Connection - Features lay articles, interviews,
and games relating to neuro- and cognitive sciences relating to issues
in education (e.g., brain research on learning and memory).
- If you have a particular term in mind, this is a good general
that can also point you to related topics.
- A meta site with links to all aspects of the neurosciences:
psychology, and neurology.
and Cellular Classifications - A quick reference for
etc. from the Neuromuscular Disease Center at the Washington University
School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
- A good reference site for biotechnology from the U. of Texas.
for Kids - Don't laugh, this is a great site that covers
all the basics in colorful and easily accessible ways
- A graphical simulation of a section of excitable neuronal
using the Hodgkin-Huxley equations what provides full access to the
parameters, membrane parameters, stimulus parameters, and ion
Connection - A good resource relating neuroscience to
practice (without getting carried away with grandiose promises).
Protein Databank - A collection of 3D models of thousands
of molecules along with the free software required to view/manipulate
Also allows you to manipulate two or more molecules in order to test
possible bindings sites, allosteric interactions, etc.
De Lange Conference - Includes streaming video of all the
presentations from the 2001 conference held at Rice University as well
links to presenters' homepages.
- Looking for a used book? Compares prices on both new and
used books across many sites, then figures in the shipping
Definitely a great source for getting your textbooks every semester.
illusions - A terrific collection with explanations for
psychology and neuroscience of the underlying mechanisms behind these
& Mind - An electronic magazine on
Contains numerous articles for readers of various levels of
in this discipline. http://www.cerebromente.org.br/
- Chemicals for neurochemistry and pharmacology.
Friday Archives - Real Audio episodes of NPR's "Talk of
Nation" show. Episodes are organized by topic (including some
to Neuroscience) and are archived from mid-1996 to the present. Note:
Kandel was a guest on the 10/13/2000 show.
Gene Names - Real, published names you will not believe
Drosophila, H. sapiens, C. elegans, etc.
Humor - Actually this is more general science, but it
to web highlights such as the Darwin Awards and the Annals of
research among other things.
there an Artificial God? - Douglas Adams' speech at a
Biota conference. This collects some really brilliant ideas and
very witty besides. Probably the best thing you will read this
Note: I just made the "happy
at right from a textbook illustration. If you find a use for him
on your page, let me know where he ends up!
Geek - Toys and novelties for nerds. Do your xmas