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IFI Claims
IFI Claims Patent Services is a division of Fairway Research, an organization dedicated to health services. Particularly, IFI Claims protects intellectual property of scientific discovery using a... Patents 07.16.2014
Astrocast
The Astrocast API communicates small bites of astronomical knowledge to any application using a GET method and JSON protocol. These details include astronomical planetary names, taxonomy, and related... Astronomy 07.14.2014
RNAcentral
RNAcentral allows users to access RNA sequence data stored in multiple expert databases. The RNAcentral API is web-browsable, which means that data can be served in both human- and computer-friendly... Science 07.09.2014
The Agave
Agave provides a scalable science-as-a-service platform that helps users power their digital labs and science applications. It does so by giving users access to more than 600 top plant biology apps... Science 06.21.2014
OpenAIRE
OpenAIRE is a project designed to support Open Access in Europe. Open Access means that scholars have instant, free, online access to research materials, such as peer-reviewed journal articles,... Open Data 06.17.2014
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youbeQ - Maps with Life
What's going on around you? Points of interest, businesses, news and events. Explore the Earth, meet new people, discover new places and share. Science 08.07.2013
Emagister Symposium
Emagister Symposium is a new scientific and educational events portal licensed to different universities and educational and investigation centers. Education 05.23.2012
Climatecraft
A Minecraft mod that adds tracking of carbon emissions using AMEE. Science 12.02.2011
Science Stack
Science Stack is a powerful tool for researchers that combines Mendeley and PloS searches with innovative ways of interacting with the search functionality (like "select and search&quot... Search 09.24.2011
Sky Map
Astronomy videos superimposed on a map of the night sky using the Google Maps and YouTube API's. Astronomy 03.27.2011
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IFI Claims
IFI Claims Patent Services is a division of Fairway Research, an organization dedicated to health services. Particularly, IFI Claims protects intellectual property of scientific discovery using a... Patents 07.16.2014
Astrocast
The Astrocast API communicates small bites of astronomical knowledge to any application using a GET method and JSON protocol. These details include astronomical planetary names, taxonomy, and related... Astronomy 07.14.2014
RNAcentral
RNAcentral allows users to access RNA sequence data stored in multiple expert databases. The RNAcentral API is web-browsable, which means that data can be served in both human- and computer-friendly... Science 07.09.2014
The Agave
Agave provides a scalable science-as-a-service platform that helps users power their digital labs and science applications. It does so by giving users access to more than 600 top plant biology apps... Science 06.21.2014
OpenAIRE
OpenAIRE is a project designed to support Open Access in Europe. Open Access means that scholars have instant, free, online access to research materials, such as peer-reviewed journal articles,... Open Data 06.17.2014
Cerridwen
Cerridwen provides planetary data that focuses on our solar system and is suitable for both astronomical and astrological uses. This data includes sunrise times, phases of the moon, the tropical... Astronomy 06.09.2014
Gateway To Research
The Gateway To Research allows users to discover and view information on the people, publications, organizations, and results for research projects sponsored by Research Councils UK. This... Reference 04.14.2014
Japan Seismic Hazard Information Station
The Japan Seismic Hazard Information Station, or J-SHIS, is part of Japan's National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention. It helps the Japanese public prepare for... Database 04.08.2014
Standard Analytics IO
Standard Analytics IO is designed to improve the reproducibility of scientific results by linking scientific content with its original data and analysis methods. The Standard Analytics IO REST API... Science 04.03.2014
ThinkEco
ThinkEco is a green technology company that creates cost-effective energy efficiency solutions. They have a modlet, self-installable solution that enables device-level energy management to the home... Science 03.23.2014
OpenCPU
OpenCPU provides embedded scientific computing services that are available on public servers or, alternatively, that users can download and host themselves. The OpenCPU API acts as a middle layer... Backend 03.19.2014
Earthquakes Canada Seismograph Stations
Data.gc.ca is a part of Canada's Action Plan on Open Government, enhancing transparency and accountability. The Earthquakes Canada Seismograph Stations API provides current information on the... Science 03.17.2014
The Helioviewer Project
The Helioviewer Project is an open-source project designed to enable everyone to explore the sun and its inner heliosphere. The project allows users to view all kinds of features and events,... Science 03.04.2014
polytraits
Polytraits is a database of biological traits of polychaetes (bristle worms), including information about morphological, behavioral, reproductive and larval characteristics collected from the... Science 02.21.2014
Ghent University Academic Bibliography
The Ghent University Academic Bibliography provides bibliographic information describing scientific publications by Ghent University researchers. The Ghent University Academic Bibliography API... Education 02.19.2014
iGEM Registry
iGEM, the International Genetically Engineered Machine competition, is an international undergraduate Synthetic Biology competition. Student teams are given a kit of standard biological parts and... Science 02.07.2014
Fruitmap
Fruitmap is a user generated map of various types of fruit trees around the world. Anyone can easily mark the location of a tree on the site's map. Fruitmap exposes its data through a simple API... Mapping 02.05.2014
Astronomy
Astronomy API is an API that allows developers to access astronomical data, star data, planet data, and more astronomy information. The Astronomy API can be integrated with other applications and... Science 01.31.2014
Koninklijke Bibliotheek Early Dutch Books
The dataset Early Dutch Books Online (EDBO) gives access to over 2 million full-text digitized pages from over 11,000 books printed in the Netherlands between 1781-1800. This set is freely reusable... Science 01.29.2014
WIKISKY
WIKISKY is an online sky map showing the positions and basic characteristics of space objects. The WIKISKY API exposes several functionalities from the site, including the ability to generate direct... Science 01.24.2014
Mammalian Adult Neurogenesis Gene Ontology
The Mammalian Neurogenesis Gene Ontology (MANGO) is a searchable database describing the key stages in the development of adult hippocampal neural stem cells. MANGO is exposed to developers through... Science 01.21.2014
Biotea
BioTea generates RDF representations of biomedical literature and exposes that literature collection through a RESTful API. The BioTea API is able to retrieve a list of RDF documents with their... Science 01.08.2014
EVEX
EVEX is a text mining web service built on PubMed, the database of biomedical and life science references and abstracts featuring over 23 million records. EVEX extracts over 76 million gene/protein... Science 01.08.2014
PhyloPic
PhyloPic is a phylogenetic taxonomy and a database of reusable silhouette images of plants, animals, and other life forms. PhyloPic exposes the information in its database through an API. The API... Science 01.08.2014
Global Names Resolver
The Global Names Resolver is a service that resolves lists of scientific names against known sources. The resolver parses incoming names, executes matching as required, and displays a confidence... Science 01.05.2014
agINFRA
agINFRA is an Agricultural Data Infrastructure funded by the European Commission. It is designed to connect publicly available agricultural data resources from around the world and make them easily... Science 12.24.2013
MG-RAST
MG-RAST is a metagenomics analysis server, which is designed to provide quantitative information on microbial populations based on genetic sequence data. The server contains over 100,000 data set,... Science 12.17.2013
Elia
Elia is Belgium’s high-voltage transmission system operator and a key player in the energy market and interconnected electricity system in Europe. The company has set up multiple initiatives... Science 12.13.2013
NWCC Air-Water Database
The NWCC (National Water and Climate Center) is a US government organization created to develop information and technology resources on snow, water, climate, and hydrology. The NWCC provides the Air-... Science 12.10.2013
Science Ipsum
Science Ipsum is a science themed placeholder text generator. The service is exposed through a simple API. Developers simply specify the number of paragraphs, and optionally the number of words per... Science 12.10.2013
AntWeb
AntWeb is a community driven, online database of ant images, specimen records, and natural history information. The site’s goal is to publish high quality images of all of the world’s ant species... Science 12.02.2013
Jim Anning's International Space Station
The International Space Station API is a free web service built by developer Jim Anning. The API maintains a database of Two Line Element (TLE) data for the International Space Station (ISS). When a... Science 11.22.2013
Where the ISS at?
Where The ISS At is a web service from developer Bill Shupp that tracks the location of the International Space Station (ISS) in real-time. Where The ISS At provides developer access to its data... Science 11.22.2013
NBN Gateway
The National Biodiversity Network (NBN) Gateway enables users to explore UK biodiversity data. The gateway brings together data from many organizations, including the Botanical Society of the British... Science 11.18.2013
Elsevier ScienceDirect
Elsevier is a science and health information provider that employs over 7000 people around the world. Elsevier provides information to scientists, students, and health and information professionals... Science 11.16.2013
Ocean Networks Canada
Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) supports research on complex Earth processes through its ocean observatories, for the advancement of science and the Benefit of Canada. The Ocean Networks Canada API... Science 11.16.2013
GenoLogics
GenoLogics provides the Clarity LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System), which is designed to help genomics and mass spec laboratories collect data, track samples and workflows, integrate... Science 11.14.2013
National Geographic FieldScope
FieldScope is an interactive mapping platform provided by National Geographic that allows citizen scientists to share, analyze, and interpret location-based data with other enthusiasts. Using... Science 11.12.2013
KU Leuven Lirias
Lirias is an archive of publications and linked files authored by researches affiliated with KU Leuven, a Dutch-speaking university in Belgium. This structured repository captures, stores, indexes,... Science 10.17.2013
CloudBroker
CloudBroker offers scientific and technical applications in the cloud. The platform enables users to offer and use compute-intensive applications on different cloud computing infrastructures.... Science 10.07.2013
QMachine
QMachine is a web service that can incorporate ordinary web browsers into a World Wide Computer. It does this by providing a JSON-based API for message-passing, which allows it to be used by... Science 10.03.2013
BioDigital Human
BioDigital Human is an interactive 3D tool for learning about and teaching the human body. BioDigital Human provides information about the human body and anatomy in a 3D, interactive way with visuals... Science 09.24.2013
AILUN
AILUN is a service that allows users to search for and re-annotate data from GEO, a public repository of gene expressions and proteomics data. AILUN also allows users to compare genetic and... Science 09.16.2013
GenomeNet Tools
GenomeNet provides a network of databases and computational services related to research on genomics and other biomedical sciences. The GenomeNet Tools API provides chemical analysis tools for... Science 09.16.2013
scrazzl
Scrazzl is a social discovery platform for research materials, built to help scientist make improved decisions about research products and solve technical problems. The scrazzl API provides... Science 09.14.2013
Norwegian Biodiversity Information Centre
The Norwegian Biodiversity Information Centre (known as Artsdatabanken in Norwegian) is a database of information on Norway's species and ecosystems. It cooperates with museums of natural... Science 09.11.2013
The X Toolkit
The X Toolkit (XTK) is a lightweight toolkit for visualizing scientific data. It can read a variety of formats for surface models, volume files, tractography files, scalar overlay files, look-up... Science 09.04.2013
BigWorldData NDWI
BigWorldData is a scientific information provider that uses satellite data to monitor the effects of drought, reduce water usage and crop usage, evaluate irrigation systems, and derive other... Science 09.03.2013
Dryad DataONE
Dryad provides an international repository of scientific and medical data - such as tables, spreadsheets, flatfiles, etc. - from peer-reviewed, published papers. By making this data publicly... Science 08.28.2013
EMBL-EBI Gene Expression Atlas
The European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), provides open data from life science experiments, performs basic computational biology research... Science 08.24.2013
CoolClimate Calculator
The CoolClimate Network, a division of UC Berkeley’s Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory, researches greenhouse gas emission and reduction, develops carbon management tools, and advocates... Science 08.22.2013
DGIdb
The Drug Gene Interaction Database (DGIdb) is a database of known and potential drug-gene interactions. The web interface allows users to search for drug-gene interactions by gene, search for genes... Medical 08.19.2013
PhyloBox
PhyloBox is a service for creating and sharing phylogenetic trees online. Trees can be viewed anonymously without signing in, but users who do sign in can save and return to their phylogenetic trees... Science 08.15.2013
PLOS Article-Level Metrics
Public Library of Science (PLOS) is a nonprofit advocacy organization and publisher aiming to transform scientific and medical research communication. Every article PLOS publishes is open access and... Science 07.28.2013
InterMine
InterMine lets users create databases for integrating and analyzing complex biological data from many sources and formats. InterMine comes with a user-friendly, customizable web interface as well as... Database 07.27.2013
Veeva Vault Platform
Veeva Vault Platform is a cloud-based content management system (CMS) built specifically for the life sciences community. Veeva allows users to manage life sciences content. The Veeva Vault Platform... Science 07.18.2013
UK Biodiversity Action Reporting System
The UK Biodiversity Action Reporting System (BARS) supports the conservation community by providing a place for people to post and search for information on work being done to benefit important... Science 06.26.2013
Cumulonimbus PressureNET
Cumulonimbus is a Canada-based software company that creates Android apps. Cumulonimbus has released an App called PressureNet which is a global network of crowd-sourced atmospheric pressure readings... Feeds 06.24.2013
Human
The Human API is a data aggregation that provides a platform that stores and abstracts data from mobile devices, wearable sensors, and other data sources. The service aims to make available all the... Science 06.18.2013
Open PHACTS
Open PHACTS is a consortium focused on reducing the barriers to drug discovery in industry, academia, and for small businesses. The Open PHACTS API provides a developer interface for integrated... Science 06.18.2013
GILDA beamline
The GILDA Beamline, a collaborative Italian research project, is a general purpose beamline using a bending magnet source. It is mainly dedicated to the investigation of local structures. The GILDA... Science 06.01.2013
Europe PubMed Central
Europe PubMed Central is a free database of full text research articles for biomedical and health researchers. The Europe PubMed Central REST API provides developer access to all publications and... Science 06.01.2013
EU-nomen PESI
EU-nomen's PESI (Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) provides an online database of taxonomic information on species occurring in Europe. It merges information from other major... Science 05.29.2013
University College Dublin Bioware
The University College Dublin hosts the Bioware server, which offers a collection of bioinformatics tools. These tools are designed for tasks such as discovering short linear motifs, characterizing... Science 05.29.2013
SciBite
SciBite is a drug discovery search engine that continuously scans the internet for new drug-related information. It helps users find new drugs and drug data by tracking the latest news, clinical... Medical 05.09.2013
The National Center for Biomedical Ontology BioPortal
The National Center for Biomedical Ontology (NCBO) supports biomedical researchers by providing online tools and a web portal enabling them to access, review, and integrate ontological resources. The... Science 05.03.2013
Asterank SkyMorph / NEAT
The Asterank SkyMorph / NEAT API provides a RESTful JSON interface to NASA's SkyMorph archive. SkyMorph helps researchers to find variable, moving, or transient celestial objects by providing... Science 04.25.2013
Asterank Kepler Project
Asterank provides a queryable database containing information on over 2,000 exoplanets and unconfirmed "objects of interest" collected through NASA's Kepler Project. The Kepler... Science 04.25.2013
Asterank
The Asterank database acts as a layer over the NASA/JPL Small Body Database. The JPL Small-Body Database Browser includes data on orbital elements, orbit diagrams, physical parameters, and discovery... Science 04.25.2013
eLife
The eLife journal seeks to improve access to new research and discoveries in the fields of life sciences and biomedicine. It provides researchers with a publishing option that's designed to be... Science 04.19.2013
Asterank Minor Planet Center
The International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center (MPC) is responsible for the designation of minor bodies found within our solar system. This includes minor planets, comets, and... Science 04.19.2013
BioBricks Public Agreement
The BioBricks Foundation is a public-benefit organization created to ensure that synthetic biology is conducted ethically and transparently, for the benefit of all people and the planet. The BioBrick... Science 04.15.2013
CORE
CORE (COnnecting REpositories) facilitates free access to scholarly articles aggregated from Open Access repositories. Additionally, CORE harvests, enriches, and makes accessible metadata and full-... Education 04.15.2013
University of British Columbia Labs
The University of British Columbia (UBC) science department provides the Labs API, which allows users to retrieve information about the UBC's laboratories. The information available through this... Science 03.14.2013
The Cancer Cell Map
The Cancer Cell Map is a selected set of browsable and searchable human cancer focused pathways. Created by the Computational Biology Center at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the... Science 03.12.2013
Spizter Heritage Archive
The Spitzer Heritage Archive contains visual data from the Spitzer Space Telescope. The archive may be accessed via the Spitzer Heritage Archive API, which provides HTTP GET calls in which requests... Science 03.06.2013
Nasa Exoplanet Archive
The NASA Exoplanet Archive is an astronomical exoplanet and stellar data service and online catalog that collates and cross-correlates astronomical data on exoplanets and their host stars. The... Science 03.05.2013
WormBase
WormBase is an international consortium that provides the research community with accurate and up-to-date information on the genetics, genomics, and biology of Caenorhabditis elegans and related... Science 02.25.2013
U.S. National Library of Medicine ChemSpell
The ChemSpell Web Service API is a chemical names spell checker and synonym look-up provided by the National Library of Medicine. When a chemical name is submittted, ChemSpell returns a list of... Reference 02.25.2013
BIND SOAP
The service provides search against a database documenting chemical interactions, molecular molecular structures, and pathways. The Biomolecular Interaction Network Database (BIND) is a curated... Search 02.25.2013
TMHMM
The service provides statistical predictions of membrane protein structures based on a hidden Markov model. It accepts amino acid sequences as input and generates expected transmembrane helices... Science 02.21.2013
SignalP/SignalP4
The service provides predictions of genetic structures based on neural network algorithms and Markov statistical models. It analyzes data about the frequency of amino acid sequences for various... Science 02.21.2013
MMPC
The MMPC (National Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Centers) is an NIH-sponsored resource that provides experimental testing services to scientists studying diabetes, obesity, diabetic complications, and... Science 02.17.2013
Convention on Biological Diversity
The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is an international treaty that seeks to sustain the rich diversity of life on Earth. The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD) was... Events 02.16.2013
IDT Oligo Analyzer
Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) is a company that manufactures and sells oligonucleotides (short, single-stranded DNA or RNA molecules). On their website, they provide the Oligo Analyzer service,... Science 02.11.2013
Indiana Crop Improvement Association LabLink
The Indiana Crop Improvement Association (ICIA) is a non-profit, self-supporting agency that objectively carries out seed certification, laboratory testing, and other quality assurance programs. One... Science 02.11.2013
GeneProf
The service provides data to support genetic research. Its data analysis functions help with processing of genetic sequences in RNA-seq and ChIP-seq formats, and a database of previously processed... Science 02.11.2013
SDSS CasJobs
The Catalog Archive Server Jobs System, or CasJobs, is an online workbench for large scientific catalogs. It is designed to emulate and enhance local free-form query access in a web environment.... Science 02.05.2013
GeneCoDis2
The service provides analysis of genetic sequence data to identify those associated with biological features, known as annotations, that frequently appear together. It then ranks these sets of genes... Science 02.04.2013
Emulab
Emulab is a network testbed that provides researchers with a wide range of environments in which to develop, debug, and evaluate their systems. Emulab is widely used by computer science researchers... Science 01.25.2013
Stockholm University PRODIV-TMHMM
PRODIV-TMHMM is a hidden Markov model (HMM)-based service that does topology predictions for transmembrane proteins. In phylogenetics, "topology" is the pattern of branching in a... Science 01.25.2013
Stockholm University Palign
ProteinALIGNment (Palign) is a protein sequence alignment service provided by Stockholm University that consists of a set of SOAP functions for resolving many types of alignment problems. It can... Science 01.25.2013
HQCasanova Weekly CO2
The Weekly CO2 API is a RESTful service providing the latest weekly atmospheric CO2 average as measured at NOAA's Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. The data is sourced from MLO's RSS feed.... Science 01.23.2013
BioMortar
The service provides a modeling environment for assembling and combining BioBricks, which are standardized packages of genetic patterns encoded to generate discrete biological functions. In... Science 01.21.2013
USDA Soil Data Access
The service from the U.S. Department of Agriculture provides data from soil surveys to support agricultural planning and geographic information about farming activities. Data provide geolocation and... Government 01.17.2013
ZooBank
ZooBank is the world’s official registry of Zoological Nomenclature, as recognized by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. Zoobank accommodates the registration of four types of... Science 01.16.2013
PcProf predict physico-chemical profiles of proteins
The service provides a profile of a submitted protein sequence, describing its characteristics in relation to a list of properties established for known structures. Characteristics described include... Science 01.14.2013
COILS predict protein coiled-coil regions
The service provides predictions of coiled-coil regions within a protein structure through application of an algorithm from Lupas et al. It assesses the probability that some part of a protein... Science 01.14.2013
PREDATOR protein secondary structure prediction
The service predicts secondary protein structures by analyzing amino acid sequences submitted and detecting hydrogen-bonded residues within those structures. Potential for hydrogen bonds is... Science 01.14.2013
GOR protein secondary structure prediction
This collection of three services -- GORI, GORIII, and GORIV -- provide predictions of secondary protein sequences using methods based on the information theory of Garnier, Osguthorpe, and Robson. It... Science 01.14.2013
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youbeQ - Maps with Life
What's going on around you? Points of interest, businesses, news and events. Explore the Earth, meet new people, discover new places and share. Science 08.07.2013
Emagister Symposium
Emagister Symposium is a new scientific and educational events portal licensed to different universities and educational and investigation centers. Education 05.23.2012
Climatecraft
A Minecraft mod that adds tracking of carbon emissions using AMEE. Science 12.02.2011
Science Stack
Science Stack is a powerful tool for researchers that combines Mendeley and PloS searches with innovative ways of interacting with the search functionality (like "select and search&quot... Search 09.24.2011
Sky Map
Astronomy videos superimposed on a map of the night sky using the Google Maps and YouTube API's. Astronomy 03.27.2011
ReaderMeter
ReaderMeter displays author statistics based on readership data obtained from Mendeley. It also shows readership breakdown for individual publications and offers a JSON interface to its contents. Statistics 08.31.2010
Best Western Michigan Hotel Guide in 3D
The Best Western Michigan Virtual Globe is an 3D Hotel Directory for Michigan built on the Google Earth Plug In. Users can fly in, check rates and room availability and even make reservations... Science 06.30.2010
Square Root Calculator
Deprecated
Square Root Calculator that uses Google Chart API formulas. Charts 05.23.2010
Cosmos and Culture
An entry for the Science Museum's API competition. Features a large gallery, location map, and object timeline. Astronomy 01.11.2010
CampusBird
CampusBird is the first interactive 3D and Maps-based school search site. Search for schools by name, location, scene, weather, school size, and more. CampusBird provides in depth profiles of more... Education 11.16.2009
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iPlant Agave API PHP SDK
The iPlant Agave API PHP SDK helps developers access the iPlant Agave API via PHP code. Developers will need valid OAuth 2 authentication credentials (i.e. a bearer token) in order to use the SDK. Science 07.03.2014
iPlant Agave API Python SDK
The iPlant Agave API Python SDK helps developers access iPlant Agave's REST API functions via Python code. Developers will need valid authentication credentials for the API in order to use the... Science 07.03.2014
iPlant Agave API Java SDK
The iPlant Agave API Java SDK helps developers access the iPlant Agave API via Java code. Using the SDK requires valid authentication credits, Java 6 or later, and Maven 3.0.3 or later. Science 07.03.2014
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FuncNet example clients
Some example code in Java and Perl for submitting jobs to FuncNet. Science 04.26.2009