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Life Science: Web Resources

Library materials and useful resources compiled by Alfaisal University librarians


Google Web Search

Life Science Related Websites


  • BrainNavigator

Life Science Professional Associations


Handbooks and Dictionaries

  • MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia Includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries.
  • Biocomplexity Thesaurus A project of the National Biological Information Infrastructure, the Biocomplexity Thesaurus is administered by the Biological Informatics Office of the U.S. Geological Survey.

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