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3D Human Anatomy. Science. Bio-Alive Biology and Life Science Video Share. Virtual Microscope. Periodic Table. Smart Tools, Systems, and Vehicles for Exploring and Commercializing the Frontier. Wired 12.12: To Hell and Back. Bill Stone has invented diving gear and roving robots to explore the deepest - and deadliest - caves on earth.

Wired 12.12: To Hell and Back

In the icy water 4,500 feet below Mexico he had to figure out how to bring his dead friend home. By Jeffrey M. Not Exactly Rocket Science. For new readers, this collection of “missing links” rounds up fascinating stuff I find around the internet, and appears every Saturday.

Not Exactly Rocket Science

It’s separated into Top Picks (the best stuff), Science/News/Writing (science writing), Heh/Wow/Huh (silliness, satire, photos, videos), and Journalism/Internet/Society (a miscellany of my other interests). If links are broken, let me know in the comments. Top picks “Restless genes” by David Dobbs, about the genetics and other factors behind the human urge to explore, is one of the best science stories of the year, let alone the week. Dolan DNA Learning Center. With private and federal foundation support, we continually develop educational, content-based Internet sites for audiences from middle school to adults.

Dolan DNA Learning Center

Learn About Spinal Muscular Atrophy Learn About SMA, developed with support from the Spinal Muscular Atrophy Foundation, is a resource for SMA patients, families and researchers, including stories of living with SMA and the science behind emerging therapies. Weed to Wonder A flexible "e-book" that can be viewed as a website, an app, or a printable PDF. The interactive e-book tells the story of the development of maize, from domestication, hybrid vigor, genome sequencing, and transposons, to genetic modification and biofortification of modern maize.

HowStuffWorks - Learn How Everything Works! Secret Life of Scientists & Engineers. NOVA. WED 10/2/137 pm NOVAInside the MegastormWednesday, October 2 at 7 pm on PBSWatch as Megastorm Sandy unfolds, and explore what made it so much more devastating than other hurricanes.WED 10/9/137 pm NOVAMegastorm AftermathWednesday, October 9 at 7 pm on PBSHow can cities prepare for rising seas and raging storms?