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Life Sciences: Useful Websites

Internet Resources

BioMed Central

Online publisher of free peer-reviewed scientific articles in all areas of medical research and biology. 

Cases Database

A continuously-updated, freely-accessible case report database allowing users to interactively explore data from peer-reviewed case reports. 

Directory of Open Access Journals

Includes categorized, searchable links to free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. 

E-Print Network

It is a vast, integrated network of electronic scientific and technical information created by scientists and research engineers active in their respective fields, all full-text searchable. 

Environmental Health and Toxicology

A collection of databases on hazardous chemicals, toxic releases, and environmental health. 

International Information System for the Agricultural Sciences and Technology

AGRIS is a global public domain Database with 4325031 structured bibliographical records on agricultural science and technology. 

PLoS - Public Library of Science

PLoS is a nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource. 


Scirus is a comprehensive science-specific search engine on the Internet. 


TOXNET provides free access to and easy searching of a number of toxicology databases. 



中國生物信息 BioSino

由中國科學院上海生命科學研究院生物信息中心維護, 提供生命科學研究相關的新聞、數據庫、軟件、網上資源及論壇。