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The latest update to Science Online adds more than 130 new or newly colored illustrations, more than 200 new entries on all aspects of life science, plus a new feature that makes it easy to view the most popular records in the database. Continue reading for more details about this update.
New “Most Popular Records” Feature
Users now have a new entry point into the wealth of content in Science Online–the new box on the home page containing the most popular records in the database. Tabs at the top of the box allow users to view the most viewed, emailed, and saved records. To broaden the list, users can click on the “All Most Viewed” link, or the “Most Viewed” link in the footer, to see a list of the most popular records by record type. Or, using the “Views” drop-down box, select to see the total most popular records or the most popular records of the year or month.
New Essays on Life Science
More than 200 new essays and biographies have been added to Science Online, covering all aspects of life science. New coverage includes hot topics such as stem cells and epigenetics, as well as core concepts in cell biology, genetics, microbiology, zoology, botany, ecology, and anatomy and physiology. Guide students taking high school and introductory college biology courses to this invaluable new curriculum-based material.
Examples of the new essays include:
New Color Illustrations
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and the more than 130 new or newly colored illustrations added with this update will help clarify important science concepts and processes in ways that words alone might not. Visual learners will appreciate being able to consult the clear illustrations, with helpful labels and captions, to understand the details of the prokaryotic cell and much more.
Examples of the new illustrations include: