Biology

Unpaywall

By Alison Verbeck on September 8, 2017

Unpaywall is a web browser extension for Chrome and Firefox.  Once installed, it brings up a gray or green tab on the side of the screen when the user hits a paywalled paper.  A green “unlock” sign means that a free version of the paper is available elsewhere.  A gray “lock̶...

Bioengineering Today

By Alison Verbeck on August 31, 2017

Bioengineering Today is an online only magazine from AIP presenting news and information about the intersection of biology, chemistry and physics with medicine.  Featured content includes groundbreaking research, innovative applications of various technologies, and advancements in the field of bi...

News and notes for biology, August 2017

By Ruth Lewis on August 31, 2017

Olin Library’s north entrance is not anticipated to open until sometime in mid- to late-October. Check What’s New for dates and details as they become available. New PubMed Feature: Best Match; best match replaces relevance sort. Improvements Introduced to WU Libraries’ Homepage; I think th...

Publications from WU Biology dept., August, 2017

By Ruth Lewis on August 31, 2017

Publications lists are available at libguides.wustl.edu/biology/pubs. Cornwallis CK, Botero CA, Rubenstein DR, Downing PA, West SA, Griffin AS. 2017. Cooperation facilitates the colonization of harsh environments. Nat Ecol Evol 1(3):57. PubMed abstract & fulltext for subscribers. Ellis-Soto D...

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Biology books and ebooks added August 2017

By Ruth Lewis on August 31, 2017

Acute Myeloid Leukemia Paolo Fortina, Eric Londin, Jason Y. Park, Larry J. Kricka Methods in Molecular Biology 1633 Springer ebooks Adv ances in Insect Physiology, v.53: Insect Epigenetics Science Direct Advances in Genetics, v.97 Science Direct Advances in Immunology, v.135 Science Direct Advanc...

News and notes for biology, July 2017

By Ruth Lewis on July 31, 2017

Olin Library North Door: Update Aug. 14: The north entrance is not anticipated to open until sometime in mid- to late-October. During some of August, access to Olin Library will be limited to a path on the northeast side of the building. If you are coming from the west, you will need to walk all ...

Publications from WU Biology dept., July, 2017

By Ruth Lewis on July 31, 2017

Publications lists are available at libguides.wustl.edu/biology/pubs. Babbitt SE, Hsu J, Mendez DL, Kranz RG. 2017. Biosynthesis of single thioether c-type cytochromes provide insight into mechanisms intrinsic to holocytochrome c synthase (HCCS). Biochemistry 56(26):3337-3346. PubMed abstract &am...

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Biology books and ebooks added, July 2017

By Ruth Lewis on July 31, 2017

3D Cell Culture Zuzana Koledova Methods in Molecular Biology 1612 Springer ebooks Advances in Applied Microbiology, v.100 Science Direct Advances in Ecological Research, v.57: Networks of Invasion: Empirical Evidence and Case Studies Science Direct Advances in Microbial Physiology, v.71 Science D...

Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference, UMSL, September 28-29

By Ruth Lewis on July 20, 2017

Keynotes, program and preregistration are now available for Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference, a St. Louis regional conference, Sept. 28-29, 2017. “FTTC is an annual two-day regional conference held on the UMSL campus that hosts faculty, staff, and students from universities, c...

News and notes for biology, June 2017

By Ruth Lewis on June 29, 2017

Biologists debate how to license preprints, Flood of online manuscripts generates confusion about terms for distribution and reuse. Nature doi:10.1038/nature.2017.22161 Canary Haz, another browser plugin to seek fulltext; more info: Introducing Canary Haz: discovering article PDFs with one click....