Biological Molecules

Blood Biology I: Components of Blood

by David Warmflash, MD, Nathan H Lents, Ph.D.

Further Exploration


(US Natl. Library of Medicine) Overview of blood and links to more information on topics.

Blood Basics

(Amer. Society of Hematology) General overview of blood.

Blood Types

(Amer. Red Cross) Information on the different blood types.


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Karl Landsteiner

News & Events

Barcodes show the blood family tree


Researchers gain new understanding of how neutrophils latch onto vessel walls to protect from infect

(Science Daily)


Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.


The Blood Typing Game

(Nobel Media) The purpose of this educational game is to learn the basics about human blood types and blood typing, as well as understanding one reason for its importance - to be able to save lives performing safe blood transfusions.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States

National Academies Press: A Framework for K-12 Science Education