"Science in the News" Websites
- Access Excellence Science Updates
Weekly reports by our Science Editor, Sean Henahan, on the science behind the news for all topics in biology.
- Watching Science
Monthly listings of science news sources available on the Web, on television and on the radio.
- American Scientist Magazine
An illustrated bimonthly magazine about science and technology,
including reports on work in fields that range from molecular biology to
- Cool Net Surfing Spots
Web sites selected by AE What's News Editor Sean Henahan
- Cornell's Science and Technology Magazine
Cornell's undergraduate magazine of science and technology. The SciTech features new ideas, breakthroughs, controversies and people in the worlds of science and engineering.
- Discover Magazine
Check out selected articles from each month's Discover Magazine, Educator's Guides including activities and an Ask a Scientist section.
The Discovery Channel
Information behind the programs offered on the Discovery Channel.
A comprehensive news server for up-to-date research in science, medicine, and technology. Whether you're interested in cancer treatments, gene mapping, global warming, or space probes, you will find the latest advances. Updated daily.
An electronic version of the monthly education section in the Washington Post. Each month it offers several features with links to external sites and past related articles and brain-teasing puzzles. Be sure not to miss Stephen J. Gould's article "Planet of the Bacteria".
InScight: Daily Science News
A joint project of Science Magazine and Academic Press to deliver daily news stories from the world of scientific research to your computer screen.
- Microbes in the News
Wondering which microbes are making news these days...from the heroic...to ancient...to dangerous...and strange?
Links to reports from a variety of sources are available at this site housed at Michigan State University.
- National Geographic
National Geographic's website features photographs, stories behind the photographs, forums and interactive features. In addition, there is a special section just for educators
- Nature Magazine's Science Update
News and features on the latest developments in scientific research tailored to
the general reader. Articles are updated weekly.
- The Philalephia Inquirer's "Science and Health" Section
Each Monday, The Philadelphia Inquirer publishes a section devoted to covering current topics in science and medicine. The Franklin Institute Science Museum offers enhanced re-prints of feature stories from that section. Background information, teacher resources, multimedia, and interactivity are added to the articles, providing a continually changing source of science news for classroom use.
- Science Magazine
Wouldn't it be great if the full text and graphics of Science magazine were only
a click away? Your wish has come true! Drop by the Science home page for all the latest research news and comment.
- Scientific American
This prestigious magazine has joined the web! Many articles contain links to
related information and further reading. Be sure to check out the
"Ask the Experts" section!
- Scientific American Frontiers
A web-companion to the PBS television series, this site offers teaching resources for
teachers and students.
- The WHY Files: The Science Behind the News
The Why Files, a project of the National Institute for Science Education, is an
electronic exploration of the science behind the news. Twice a month, a new feature on the science (and math, engineering, and technology) of everyday life is available -- from outer space to cellular biology, from dinosaurs and dragon lizards to the statistics of political polling.