Biotechnology - Websites

The American Journal of Bioethics
Features articles and blogs of current issues for biology, biotechnology, bioethics, etc.. Also, access article abstracts and some full text articles that appear in the Journal of Bioethics. Use the "Article Topics" link at the top of the page to see a listing of articles specific to biotechnology.

BIO: Biotechnology Industry Organization
"BIO is the world's largest biotechnology organization, providing advocacy, business development and communications services for more than 1,200 members worldwide. Our mission is to be the champion of biotechnology and the advocate for our member organizations?both large and small."

"BioSpace is the leading online community for industry news and careers for life science professionals."

Biotechnology (Library of Congress Research Guide)
A brief overview of the topic, plus recommended books, articles, and web sites, along with suggested search strategies.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This government website has authoritative information on diseases and ways in which the government/science is working to control and prevent them. You will find the latest news and information on disease outbreaks. There is also a helpful link to data & statistics, as well as tools & resources for the researcher.

"FierceBiotech is the biotech industry's daily monitor, with a special focus on drug discovery and clinical trials."

National Center for Biotechnology Information
"Established in 1988 as a national resource for molecular biology information, NCBI creates public databases, conducts research in computational biology, develops software tools for analyzing genome data, and disseminates biomedical information - all for the better understanding of molecular processes affecting human health and disease."

New York Times: Biotechnology
Biotechnology articles from the New York Times. Read recent articles on biotechnology topics published in the New York Times. If the article you want is not freely available on the New York Times web site, head to ProQuest and search for the title of the article to see the full text.

USDA National Agriculture Library, Plants & Crops: Biotechnology, Genetics, & Breeding
"This page provides information on basic plant genetics, plant breeding programs, plant germplasm repositories and conservation, and plant bioinformatics." From the United States Deaprtment of Agriculture."

USDA National Agriculture Library, Research & Technology: Biotechnology
"USDA supports the safe and appropriate use of science and technology, including biotechnology, to help meet agricultural challenges and consumer needs of the 21st century." Articles, reports, and other information about biotechnology research and oversight, and the role of the United States Department of Agriculture in dealing with biotechnology.


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Subject Specialities:
Biotechnology - Environmental Science - Legal Studies - Science and Technology