Sciences Library News

  • BioCyc: A Collection of Pathway/Genome Databases

    We now have access to BioCyc, a collection of Pathway/Genome Databases (PGDBs). You can search BioCyc by gene, protein, enzyme, or metabolic pathway. You can use advanced tools to view metabolic diagrams, to perform data analysis, and to […]

  • Beekeeping 101 Exhibit at the Sciences Library

    Swing by the Sciences Library to see our new exhibit, Beekeeping 101! It features a real honeycomb, wooden bee houses, smoker can, and protective suit. The exhibit includes resources for learning more about beekeeping as well as bee conservation. Thank you to Jim Davis and […]

  • Women and Science in the Military

    On Memorial Day, we honor the individuals in the U.S. Armed Forces who have given their all serving our country. Memorial Day began in the 1800s when women began putting flowers on the gravestones of soldiers, leading the day to be known at the time as Decoration Day. […]

  • Bees: Savoring the Fruits of Their Labor

    Summertime is watermelon season, and while you bite into that juicy watermelon, do you stop and think about the bees that made the existence of the melon possible for you? Whether bees are part of a managed colony or wild bees, whether they are honey bees, bumble bees, or mason bees, […]

  • The Kilauea Volcano

    The recent eruptions of the Kilauea volcano have reminded us of the humbling power of nature, have drawn our attention to the hazards associated with active volcanoes such as ash plumes, earthquakes, and vog (volcanic smog), and have disrupted the lives of thousands of Hawaiians. We wish […]

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