School of Life Sciences | Ask A Biologist

Body Defense & Repair

Ouch! You just got a paper cut on your finger. Germs on that paper are preparing to invade your body. For your immune system, this means war. Image from Bact via Wikimedia Commons.

Bird Finder Tool

Test drive our Bird Finder tool based on our virtual bird aviary of the southwest. A great way to learn about birds in your own backyard. Image of Northern Cardinal above by Robert Shantz.

Games and Simulations

Sometimes the best way to learn biology is by playing a game or using a simulation. Here you will find our current collection of fun biology games. We hope you enjoy them.

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