Site author Richard Steane
The BioTopics website gives access to interactive resource material, developed to support the learning and teaching of Biology at a variety of levels.
Biological Facts and Fallacies
Last modification 21/06/18
Biological Chemicals and Supplies
Most recent additions: (click on the heading to expand/contract)
Some tabular data updated:
More than just H2O - and in 3-D:
Evolution & speciation:
Cells and cellularity:
and 3-D Molecules:
Don't miss these:
Last summer's howlers
3-D interactive structures of over 130 Biological molecules
Being carbon-based, Biological molecules deserve better than a flat sheet of paper.
Check out the examples, and the interactive display format.
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Something to listen to
In 'The Life Scientific
' BBC radio series, Professor Jim Al-Khalili
talks to leading scientists about their life and work, and these are available (indefinitely) as (28 minute) podcasts.
These should be available from The Life Scientific
downloads page, but I have put in links below to iPlayer pages, which may not last for ever, and may not be available worldwide.
A couple of recent ones that I thought were interesting:
In the 'In Our Time
' series Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss all sorts of topics
, typically taking 43 minutes.
Another couple of recent ones: