Biodiversity Heritage Library: consortium of the world's largest natural history libraries, includes digitized content.
BiologyBrowser: free biological databases, identification keys, and more.
Understanding Evolution: project of the University of California Museum of Paleontology and the National Center for Science Education.
Find a biology research article that will inspire your design-
Example: How do Bats see and hear in the dark?
List the main concepts:
anatomy, physiology, history,
List Key words, phrases, synonyms, alternative terms and spelling - be creative:
animal behavior, bat, echolocation, biological sonar, acoustic perception, adaptive sensing, mobile agents, flight; Chiroptera; biomechanics; wings; aerodynamics; energetics; locomotion; morphology
Look for materials on bioinspired design, biomimicry, biomimetics, and related topics will be located in many subject specialty libraries on campus.
Visit the Bioscience & Natural Resources Library web site for more resources.