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Biology / Biotechnology: Finding Biology Videos / Apps

Web sites and library resources to support the various Biology and Biotechnology and Nutrition courses at Austin Community College.

Biology Videos

Highly Recommended: ACC Library subscribes to a service called Films on Demand. It has videos that you can watch online from any computer with Internet access. If you are off-campus, use your ACCeID to get access. Go to this page and scroll down to Biology (or whatever topic) or use the search box for specific topics.

 Life Sciences - is a service of the National Science Foundation. Short videos on all sorts of biology topics. You can browse or search for a specific topic.

iBio Seminars - Free lectures on a wide range of biology and biotechnology topics. From the American Society for Cell Biology.

Biology Videos from Virginia Commonwealth University - A nice set of videos on a variety of biology and biotechnology topics. They can be downloaded to your device or watched as streaming video.

Mobento - Free online streaming videos from more scholarly sources. This link goes to their Biology collection, but there is much more on other subjects. Or you can do a keyword search for your specific topic.

Biology Apps


Apps (little software applications) allow you to customize your tablet or smart phone to do the things you like to do. All of the apps listed below are free.

ACC Library Services does not endorse any fee-based apps nor it is liable for reimbursement of any apps paid for by patrons. 

Biology App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
this app provides an overview of basic Biology for students and offers help in preparing for exams. (iOS)

Infectious Diseases App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
Infectious Diseases- this app discusses the most important topics in infectious diseases and is ideal for all medical professionals, medical residents and interns, nurses, medical students, and of course curious lay people who just want to learn more about infectious diseases. (iOS)

Heart Decide App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
Heart Decidean excellent patient engagement tool that provides details on Heart issues and related areas. (iOS)
Mitosis App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
Mitosisthis app covers all things mitosis and includes interactive charts, photographs, audio/video clips, quizzes, and much more.(iOS)
Gene Screen App-please select iOS or Android below to access the app
Gene Screenthis app provides information about recessive genetic disease in different cultures and ethnicities, with an emphasis on diseases that are more prevalent in the Ashkenazi Jewish population. (iOS)
BioDigital Human - 3D human anatomy and physiology. (iOS / Android)
New York Medical College - A good collection of links to apps for cell biology and human anatomy.

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