Resources for Research
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics -- (access from on-grounds only)
Chem Spider -- free chemical structure database
BioNumbers -- "The database of useful biological numbers"
- SmartScholar General Chemistry study guide (also includes a database of scholarships)
Princeton Microfluidics lab "Where to buy" page
Literature searches and proxies
ISI Web of Science -- literature search engine
PubMed -- the NIH-sponsored biomedical literature search engine
UVA Proxy service -- to access journal articles as though you are on the UVA network (requires NetID)
Zotero -- free reference manager software
Timeless Science Articles
- Cumming, G., Fidler, F. & Vaux, D. L. Error bars in experimental biology. J Cell Biol 177, 7–11 (2007).
Lazebnik, Y. Can a biologist fix a radio?—Or, what I learned while studying apoptosis. Cancer Cell 2, 179–182 (2002). -- (this article can be found online for free)
Purcell, E.M. Life at low Reynolds number. Am. J. Physics, 45, 3-11 (1977).