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BIOL Biological Sciences Subject Guide

A guide for finding biology information to support your academic research and coursework

Find Articles

Welcome to Find Articles – your essential hub for exploring scientific research articles. Here, you'll discover a selection of databases and strategic search tips to streamline your research.


Search Tips for Efficient Searching

Specific Keywords: Choose precise terms related to your topic, like Neuroscience, brain-machine interface, and neurodegenerative diseases

Combine Keywords: Use Boolean operators (ANDORNOT) to refine searches, e.g., Neuroscience AND (Brain-computer interface" OR "brain-machine interface") AND "neurodegenerative diseases"

Synonyms and Related Terms: Expand your search with related terms or synonyms, such as using Neurobiology AND ("brain-computer interface" OR "brain-machine interface") AND ("neurodegenerative diseases" OR "brain mapping" OR neural prosthetics")


View the Video below: Selecting and Using Keywords