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If you're interested in finding quality science related Web sites, give a try. The science section contains several sponsored sites as well as specific categories such as chemistry, earth science, environment, news, physics, resources, space, biology, education, and geography resources. Once a category is chosen, the links are then listed and can be reorganized by editors' picks,...
Copepod Web Portal

The Copepod Web Portal, from the Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of L'Aquila in Italy, provides a comprehensive and nicely designed set of online resources for those interested in this "largest and most diversified group of crustaceans." The site includes a detailed review of copepod systematics; an international directory of copepodologists; a sizeable list of references;...
SciCentral: Gateway to the Best Scientific Research News Sources

SciCentral will appeal to a wide variety of users interested or working in science or medicine. The site is first and foremost a gateway to thousands of online resources, grouped by science area (Biological, Health, Engineering, Physical & Chemical, etc.) and then subdivided by resource type (directories, specialized resources, databases, special reports, articles). SciCentral also features a...
Secrets of the Sequence

If you are looking to get in on the ground floor of the DNA sequencing that occurs in a high-tech laboratory, this video series is a fine place to start. Produced with help from a variety of sponsors, such as the National Academies and Pfizer, this site from Virginia Commonwealth University brings together 50 of the best videos from the public television series "Secrets of the Sequence" to "assist...
Phenomena: A science salon hosted by National Geographic Magazine

In the 19th century, the height of a learned experience might be taking part in a salon in the grand quarters of a beautiful manse. In our own time, it's much easier to take part in such erudite explorations. This online Phenomena salon is "a gathering of spirited science writers who take delight in the new, the strange, the beautiful and awe-inspiring details of our world." Hosted by National...