South Africa Top Sites for Biology

    SANBI | Biodiversity for Life

    Homepage of the South African National Biodiversity Institute of South Africa and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

    Home | Royal Society Publishing

    The Royal Society is the UK’s national academy of science. Our Publishing website provides a range of services and facilities including access to our journals, news of recently published science and the opportunity to buy publications onlin...

    The Ensembl Project

    Ensembl is a joint project between EMBL-EBI and the Sanger Centre to develop a software system which produces and maintains automatic annotation on eukaryotic genomes.

    Cell C

    Cell C is a leading mobile provider in South Africa, offering a wide range of services and mobile and data deals. Put the Power in Your Hands today!

    The National Zoological Gardens of South Africa

    The main zoo in Pretoria is complemented by the wild animal breeding facilities in Lichtenburg and Potgietersrust. Features zoo overview, visitor information, and animals for sale.

    BioOne Journals

    Abstracts (free) and full-texts (subscription required) of more than 50 peer-reviewed bioscience research journals, mostly published by small societies and non-commercial publishers, that formerly had been available only in printed form.


    A community of people who feel alienated, excluded, outcasted and disconnected from the people around them.

    Johannesburg Zoo

    News and information for visitors including events, tours, animals and membership. South Africa.

    Newsgroup devoted to the discussion and debate of biological and physical origins. Most discussions in the newsgroup center on the creation/evolution controversy, but other topics include geology, catastrophism or cosmology.

    Save the Rhino International

    Save the Rhino International works to conserve all five rhino species, by supporting rhino conservation programmes across Africa and Asia. Visit us today to find out how you can help.

    Rader's is a website that teaches the basics of biology to all ages. We have sections on cell structure, cell function, the scientific method, classification, microorganisms, invertebrates, plants, vertebrates, and animal systems.

    Acros Organics

    Distributor of chemicals, biochemicals and petrochemicals in research quantities and a full package of services to the industry through its bulk department.

    Guide to the Human Genome

    An extensive resource that provideseasy access to information about human genes and their roles in specificprocesses.


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    Aps Journals

    American Physiological Society APS Journals

    Your Genome

    The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute provides a source of information, resources and discussion on genome science including DNA, genes, genome sequencing, the Human Genome Project and contemporary topics in genetics and genomics.


    Sustaining ecological and biological research through publications and funds.

    Jellies Zone

    Guide to gelatinous zooplankton of the U.S. Pacific Coast, with photos and information on jellyfish (true jellies), comb jellies, gelatinous molluscs, and pelagic tunicates.

    Plant Physiology

    Contains information about the journal, including its scope, instructions for authors and abstracts from recent issues.

    World Register of Marine Species

    WoRMS aims to provide an authoritative and comprehensive list of names of marine organisms, including information on synonymy.

    The GeneCards Database of Human Genes

    A searchable, integrated database of human genes that provides concise genomic, proteomic, transcriptomic, genetic and functional information on all known and predicted human genes.

    Biology Questions and Answers

    Explains biochemistry, cell biology, microbiology, zoology, physiology, embryology, botany, genetics, evolution, ecology and diseases through sequences of questions and answers.


    Japanese network of database and computational services for genomic and related research in molecular and cellular biology. Includes a range of databases and an encyclopedia of genes and genomes.

    Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology

    Textbook covers general bacteriology, bacterial relationships with animals, bacterial pathogenesis and the diseases of humans caused by bacterial pathogens.

    Botanical Society of South Africa

    Many of the Society’s activities are carried out by volunteers, only the flora conservation programmes have totally project-dedicated staff. Details on botanical gardens, activities, branches and publications.