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The Franklin Institute Online

The Franklin Institute was founded in 1824 by a group of Philadelphians in order to train artisans and mechanics in the fundamentals of science, but has since transformed itself into a science museum and research institute that also awards the Franklin Institute and Bower Awards annually. The Institute's Web site contains a host of information on their current and upcoming exhibits, which include...
Smithsonian Science

Besides its world-renowned museums and public outreach programs, the Smithsonian Institution also has numerous scientists working on diverse research projects across both hemispheres and most of the continents as well. In order to communicate its latest research findings to a broad web-browsing audience, the Smithsonian has developed this weekly electronic newsletter which features its most recent...
National Academy of Sciences: Webcast Archive

With their numerous publications, working papers, and other research materials, the National Academy of Sciences contributes mightily to the vast body of scientific research that grows with each passing day. Their Office of News and Public Information is responsible for assisting in the dissemination of these findings through public briefings, news conferences, and other meetings. Many of these...
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Arguably the most famous government research laboratory in the United States, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy and managed by the University of California. Scientists associated with the laboratory have received a number of accolades over the years, including 13 Nobel Prizes and 13 National Medals of Science. The materials on the site are...