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Investing in Discovery

An Overview of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences


The Dance of Life

Division of Biomedical Technology, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology

Division of Cell Biology and Biophysics

Division of Genetics and Developmental Biology

Division of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry

Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity

Free Science Education Materials

Nobel Prizes

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Free Science Education Materials

Cover images of Computing Life, Inside the Cell, Chemistry of Health and Findings.Strengthening public understanding and appreciation of science is a key NIGMS goal. As part of its efforts, the Institute publishes science education materials in several formats online.

These free resources include:

  • Award-winning publications on topics like cell biology, genetics, chemistry, pharmacology, computational biology and structural biology.
  • Findings, a magazine that showcases vibrant and diverse scientists who do cutting-edge research and lead interesting lives.
  • Interactive games and crossword puzzles that teach science.
  • Scientific image galleries containing downloadable photos, illustrations and videos.
  • A monthly electronic newsletter that highlights recent scientific advances.
  • Articles and fact sheets on areas of science within the NIGMS mission.

Browse, download and use these free resources at

This page last reviewed on September 18, 2012