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ASFA (Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts)
Database for aquatic biology and fisheries literature. Covers all aspects within freshwater and marine environments, e.g. ecology, fisheries, aquaculture, oceanography, limnology, pollution, biotechnology and marine technology.

bioRxiv (pronounced "bio-archive") is a free online archive and distribution service for unpublished preprints in the life sciences. It is operated by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a not-for-profit research and educational institution.

BIOSIS Previews - Biological Abstracts (Web of Science)
Covers original research reports and reviews in traditional biological and biomedical areas such as botany, zoology and microbiology. It also covers references to primary journal literature on vital biological research, medical research findings, and discoveries of new organisms.

A comprehensive database of biomedical literature from MEDLINE (1966-), life science journals, and online books. Include the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences. Also contains OLDMEDLINE (1949-1965) and PubMed in Process.

SciFinder Scholar / Chemical Abstracts
Full access to Chemical Abstracts, CAS Registry file and MEDLINE. Contains bibliographical references as well as information about chemical substances, structures, reactions, and patents.

Scopus (Elsevier) 
Abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources and citations within natural sciences, medicine and social sciences. Contains journals (several Open Access), conferences and patents.

Zoological Record (Web of Science)
Covers all aspects of modern animal research, including systematics, taxonomy, evolution, behaviour, ecology, parasitology, physiology, and zoogeography.

Web of Science - Core Collection
Database with mainly Natural Sciences resources. You will find BIOSIS and Zoological Record within All Databases.

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Faculty of 1000 - Biology
Important articles reviewed and commented on by bioscience researchers.

Tair: The Arabidopsis Information Resource


Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
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Oxford Dictionary - Science and Technology

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