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Biology Resources on the web
 
The British Society for Cell Biology website exists to promote the advance of research in all branches of cell biology and to encourage the interchange of information.
softCELL is an online educational resource provided by the BSCB which compliments this website.
Blogs & Bytes is an occasional blog, covering new cell biology topics and interesting people in the field.
intute is a free online service providing access to the very best web resources for education and research. All material is evaluated and selected by a network of subject specialists for its quality and relevance to create the intute database. Website
CELLpics and softCELL are included in the intute website which is produced for higher education by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC)
This Wellcome Trust/Research Councils UK funded project aims to match young researchers with UK secondary schools and set up placements in which the researcher uses their expertise and passion for their subject to enliven and enhance relevant areas of the school curriculum. Website
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute website is really useful, interesting and inspiring. Always up-to-date and full of great features such as 'Ask a Scientist', 'Becoming a Scientist' and the HHMI Holiday Lecturer series, plus about 2 to 3 times a week an excellent mini-report about research findings from scientists in the USA associated with HHMI. Website
Schoolscience.co.uk aims to provide a comprehensive directory of online resources, contacts and information for teachers and learners of science everywhere. Website
 
CELLpics and softCELL are included in the schoolscience directory which is produced by the Association for Science Education. ASE Website
Biomedical Picture of the Day - Managed by the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre the website aims to engage everyone, young and old, in the wonders of biomedicine. Images are kindly provided for inclusion on this website through the generosity of scientists across the globe.
What may seem like science fiction is happening at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine. WFIRM is an international leader in stem cell therapies. Website
See also LabTVonline. Select 'Season One'  and the title 'Making Body Parts'  [This video details much of the Wake Forest Research and more besides]
www.ascb.org - Homepage of the American Society for Cell Biology
2011 Cell Dance Winners - Winners of the annual 'Cell Dance' cell biology video competition

Stem Cell Biology Resources on the web
 
This FAQ provides an excellent introduction to the field of stem cell biology. Website
This site explains how stem cells are used in regenerative medicine including them being grown on 'scaffolds' to provide replacement body parts. Website
The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) have a useful website which carries up-to-date research and other news.

The ISSCR has another site at closerlookatstemcells.org which is probably unique. It is an excellent resource for balanced and scientific information about stem cell treatments, and puts much of the 'media hype' about stem cells into perspective.

Microscopy Resources on the web
 
Has an interesting Microscopy page detailing many of the current an upcoming techniques used in cell biology laboratories.
The Institute for the Promotion of the Less than One Millimetre proudly presents the Micropolitan Museum of microscopic art forms
The Society is at the forefront of microscopy and imaging, and has been so for over 170 years. Its history makes for great reading and its long-term strategy is full of ambition. Website
Under the Microscope is a collection of videos that show glimpses of the natural and man-made world in stunning close-up. Enjoy!Website
Microscopy-UK is a web resource for students, teachers and anyone interested in microscopy and microscopes. They also publish a free monthly magazine for download called Micscape. Website
Sometime quite technical this site has a wealth of detail and images created using many different instruments and techniques. Website
M4S is an outreach project that takes the hidden beauty of the microscopic world into the classroom. The website is a resource for children, teachers, parents and scientists to set up their own activities with microscopes. Website

These are the websites of organisations affiliated to and supporting the CELLpics site