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Science

General

Scientific American
Nature: Science Update
Proceedings of the Natl. Academy of Sciences
American Scientist
New Scientist
Technology Review
National Geographic
Smithsonian Magazine
Discover

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Space

NASA
* Hubble Space Telescope
* Earth Observatory
* Exploring Mars
* Galileo mission

National Air and Space Museum
* Center for Earth and Planetary Studies

Astronomy Picture of the Day
Space.com
SETI@Home: Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence At Home

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Climate

IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change)
NOAA (Natl Oceanic & Atmospheric Admin.)

Blogs: RealClimate.org

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Geology

USGS
* Education
* WaterWatch
* Maryland geologic maps

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Latest earthquakes, magnitude 4+
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

Life sciences

National Museum of Natural History
* Explore a Topic
* Research and Collections
* Naturalist Center (Leesburg)
* Plant Image Collection
* Current greenhouse highlight

National Zoo
* Backyard Biology
* Conservation and Science: the hidden zoo

U.S. Botanic Garden
Native Plants for Wildlife Habitat and Conservation Landscaping: Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Missouri Botanical Garden
CONE WELDER: observe and report birds via webcam

Human Genome Project, The Genome Channel, International HapMap Project
Information Systems for Biotechnology

The Scientist
BioMedNet

Blogs: The Panda’s Thumb

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Public health

AEGiS
kaisernetwork.org
CDC; Pandemic Flu
NIH, NIDA, NIAAA, SAMHSA
PubMed
Schaffer Library of Drug Policy

Blogs: Effect Measure

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