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Picking a topic
Sometimes searching the scientific literature in library databases can be overwhelming. It can be easier to start your project by looking for news stories on your topic, and searching for scholarly articles backwards from there. Use the following sites to search for recent scientific studies on topics that you're interested in.
Places to find popular sources in Science
EurekAlert! features news and resources focused on all areas of science, medicine and technology.
Updated several times a day with breaking news and feature articles, seven days a week, the site covers discoveries in all fields of the physical, biological, earth and applied sciences.
News and articles on Science and Technology
Eos: Earth and Space Science News
From the American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Magazine of the Society for Science & the Public
Newspapers & Media
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