Example pattern from Nano Building Game
Play the Bionanoengineering Game

Basic building patterns can be used to think about how technologies are built at the nano-scale. Try your hand at building specific patterns, or explore how blocks can be used to make many different shapes in this bioengineering game.

To learn more about bioengineering, visit our story Nature's Tiny Machines.
Leptospires
Written by: 
Kathryn Michelle Benavidez Westrich
We usually worry about getting sick from other people or from spoiled food. But did you know that some animals, like rats and mongooses, can make you sick too?
Vaccinology
Written by: 
Ian Vicino, Mary D. Pardhe and Dr. Biology
Every year, vaccines protect millions of people from getting sick. But how, exactly, do vaccines work? Learn the science behind how vaccines protect us from disease.
Illustration of girl with backpack in a lab coat hiking.
Written by: 
Dr. Biology

Science is full of mysteries and unknowns waiting for you to discover. Beyond their usual research, there have been some unusual things happening in Dr. Biology's laboratory and they need your help. It is up to you to uncover what is going.

Red kangaroo
Written by: 
Karla Moeller
When you think of kangaroos, you may just think of a hopping furry creature that has a pouch... but there is so much more to learn about them. Let's jump into the lives of kangaroos.
The coronavirus that causes COVID-19
Written by: 
Michelle Di Palma, Megan McCaughan, Kimberly Olney and Emily Webb
Viruses are everywhere, and most are harmless, but that isn’t the case for the SARS coronavirus. Where did this virus come from?
A black box, shown in support of the Black Lives Matter movement

Ask A Biologist stands in support of Black Lives and people of color (POC). As a scientific and academic entity, we have benefitted from the progress made by Black people and other POC, and have learned from the viewpoints of people with a diverse range of backgrounds.

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