Earlier, I recommended some websites with good science materials that are suitable for adults who are not scientists (see: “Websites on Current Science Recommended by Dr.M for Non-Scientists” ). Today’s listing presents some additional recommendations. All are available gratis, so try to ignore the annoying advertisements in some of these sites!
Whether this is your first visit and you are a raw beginner, or you are a regular visitor looking to take the next step forward, these websites will help. Check these out if your personal interests or questions fall within their scope; use their search boxes to look at specific topics. Have fun!
Large collection of research articles reporting studies conducted at the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center of the US Department of Agriculture; find specific subjects that interest you.
Dedicated website features latest images and information about research with the “Hubble Space Telescope”.
EARTH SCIENCE: http://discovermagazine.com/tags/earth-science
Latest news from “Discover Magazine” about all aspects of earth science (atmosphere, ecology, geology, oceans, volcanoes, weather, etc. ).
GENERAL SCIENCE: http://phys.org/help/about-us/
Very extensive good coverage for all branches of science and research, with daily news reports, images, and videos. This website covers just about everything, so use the search box to select topics you want to learn about.
GENETICS OF HUMAN DISEASES: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/categories/genetics
“Medical News Today” displays latest news about research on the role of genetics in many human diseases; use the search box to find information about any specific disease. Truly extensive!
Covers all the latest news, research, speculations, and current controversies about what the chemical herbicide, glyphosate, seems to be doing to innocent humans and wildlife.
Includes latest news from research and industrial usage for all topics in nanoscience and emerging technologies. Designed to be understandable by everyone!
POLYMER SCIENCE: http://www.sciencedaily.com/terms/polymer.htm
Extensively covers all aspects of research on the chemistry, physics, and biology of polymers; use the search box to select subjects of interest.
SPACE SCIENCE: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/main/index.html
NASA website with latest information about the “Chandra X-ray Observatory”.
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