Teachers and Students Investigating Plants in Space
In this activity students will grow "AstroPlants," a special fast-growing plant used in Space Shuttle microgravity experiments. They will become familiar with the growth process and life cycle of the plants and investigate the effects of gravity and light on plant orientation and guidance. Grades 5-12.
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Engineering Nanomedical Systems
This course will cover the basic concepts of design of integrated nanomedical systems for diagnostics and therapeutics. Topics to be covered include: why nanomedical approaches are needed, cell targeting strategies, choice of core nanomaterials, technologies for testing composition and structure of ...
Author(s): James Leary

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Nanoelectronics 101
Semiconductor device technology has transformed our world by making possible supercomputers, personal computers, cell phones, ipods, and much more that we now take for granted. Moore's Law observes that the number of transistors (the basic building blocks of electronic systems) per electronic chip doubles ...
Author(s): Mark Lundstrom

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"Global Enterprise for Micro-Mechanics and Molecular Medicine (GEM4), Summer 2006"
"GEM4 VisionGEM4 has brought together researchers and professionals in major institutions across the globe with distinctly different, but complementary, expertise and facilities to address significant problems at the intersections of select topics of engineering, life sciences, technology, medicine and public health.GEM4 creates new models for interactions across scientific disciplinary boundaries whereby problems spanning the range of fundamental science to clinical studies and public health ca
Author(s): Kamm, Roger D.

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AlgaeBase
AlgaeBase is a database of information on algae that includes terrestrial, marine and freshwater organisms. At present, the data for the marine algae, particularly seaweeds, are the most complete. For convenience, we have included the sea-grasses even though they are flowering plants.
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Red Tide Activities
Welcome to Making Waves, a multimedia approach to learning that offers teachers and students an insider's view of current, relevant ocean science research efforts. This University of South Florida web site contains links to the article "Tiny Toxic Terrors: Harmful Algal Blooms" and four computer-based activities that teach students about various aspects of red tide. Activities include: "Where could they be?," "Is it a plant or animal cell?," "What is bioluminescence?," and "How does plankton sha
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Web 2.0: Risks for STI/HIV - Opportunities for Prevention
This lecture explores the risks and prevention opportunities presented by the emergence of social networking and internet dating sites. Presented by the Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health.
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Aorto-bifemoral Bypass (Spanish)
This patient education program reviews the anatomy, symptoms, and treatments for arterial occlusive diseases, including the benefits and risks of aorto-bifemoral bypass surgery. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient ...
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Cytoscopy
This patient education program explains the benefits and risks of cystoscopy. It also reviews the anatomy of the urinary tract and what the procedure involves. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy (Spanish)
This patient education program explains what a tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy is, including its benefits and risks. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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Hysterectomy
This patient education program reviews female reproductive anatomy, symptoms, and treatments, including the benefits and risks of a hysterectomy, the surgical removal of the uterus, for treating certain gynecological diseases. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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Hemorrhoid Surgery
This patient education program explains what hemorrhoids are, symptoms, alternative treatments, as well as the benefits and risks of surgery. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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Psoriasis (Spanish)
This patient education program explains psoriasis, the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and the benefits and risks of different treatment options. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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Macular Degeneration (Spanish)
This patient education program discusses age-related macular degeneration including the causes, risks, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and management of the disease. It also reviews the anatomy of the eye and vision. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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Diagnostic Laparoscopy
This patient education program reviews the benefits and risks of diagnostic laparoscopy. It also discusses when the procedure is needed and what to expect before, during, and after. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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Myelogram
This patient education program reviews the anatomy of the spine, the use of myelograms to diagnose problems with the spinal nerves or spinal cord, and the benefits and risks of this procedure. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed ...
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Myelogram (Spanish)
This patient education program reviews the anatomy of the spine, the use of myelograms to diagnose problems with the spinal nerves or spinal cord, and the benefits and risks of this procedure. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed ...
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Aorto-bifemoral Bypass
This patient education program reviews the anatomy, symptoms, and treatments for arterial occlusive diseases, including the benefits and risks of aorto-bifemoral bypass surgery. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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Carotid Endarterectomy
This patient education program reviews the anatomy of the carotid arteries, symptoms, prevention, and treatment of carotid stenosis, including the benefits and risks of surgery. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient ...
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Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal Surgery) (Spanish)
This patient education program reviews the anatomy of the gallbladder, symptoms of gallstones, treatment options, and the benefits and risks of cholecystectomy. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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