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Best Websites: Natural Science & Mathematics

Anatomy and Physiology

Historical Anatomies on the Web
Historical Anatomies on the Web is a digital project designed to give Internet users access to high quality images from important anatomical atlases in the National Library of Medicine's collection. The project offers selected images from the library's collection with an emphasis on images and not texts. Atlases and images are selected primarily for their historical and artistic significance, with priority placed upon the earliest and/or the best edition of a work in the library's possession.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/historicalanatomies/home.html

InnerBody
This interactive guide provides detailed images and comprehensive descriptions of the various human body systems.
https://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html

Medline Plus: Health Videos
Provided by the U. S. National Library of Medicine, these animated videos show the anatomy of body parts and organ systems and how diseases and conditions affect them.
https://medlineplus.gov/anatomyvideos.html

Neurons: Animated Cellular and Molecular Concepts
Created by researchers at the University of Toronto, this site provides dynamic visualizations, clear explanations, and extensive information on neurons. The information is accessible through an easy to use table of contents and includes sections on anatomy of a neuron, action potential, resting membrane potential, and much more.
http://neurons.med.utoronto.ca/index.swf

University of Wisconsin Medical School - Gross Anatomy Dissections
Created by the U.W. Madison Medical School Department of Anatomy, this amazing website features videos of actual human cadaver dissections.
http://videos.med.wisc.edu/events/65

Web Anatomy
Published by the University of Minnesota, this engaging site is designed to help college students understand the basics of anatomy and physiology. It contains interactive learning modules that cover general anatomy, biochemistry, histology, and the body systems.
http://msjensen.cbs.umn.edu/webanatomy/self/

Updated 7/11/19