Cracking the Code of Life
Chronicles the race to capture the complete letter-by-letter sequence . Includes an online version of the television program. Viewable in Quicktime or Real Audio format.
Database of Genome Sizes
Genome sizes for different organisms. The estimated genome sizes are given for both the organisms currently being sequenced and those for which no sequencing programme is in progress.
Essentials of Genetics
Provides a range of notes including landmarks, basic terms and rules, chromosomes and genes, population genetics, viral and bacterial genetics, and plant genetics. Includes links to related resources .
Provides biochemical methods and computer tools to allow students to use their own DNA "fingerprints" as a starting point in the study of human evolution.
Provides explanations of basic genetic information with Flash animations.
Genetics Virtual Library
Comprehensive subject catalog covering genetics in the biosciences. Provided by the U.S. Department of Energy.
The DNA Files
A public radio series that explores the world of genes and genetic science.
The New York Times: Genetics
Collection of articles assembled to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the discovery of DNA. Topics include history, recent developments, ethical concerns and other issues related to the genetic revolution, and the role of the news media in science.
The Selfish Gene
An introduction to genetics, covers the basics including cell mechanics, chromosome structure, genotypes and phenotypes, recombination, cloning and mapping.