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Vol. 2, No. 7, November 15, 1999 

EPA and Purdue
University Develop Free
Environmental Software

For more than 10 years, Environmental Protection Agency staff in Chicago have partnered with students and faculty at Purdue University, developing dozens of free environmental computer software programs to assist the public, business and local government. What they've accomplished is amazing - and it's changing government forever.
Holiday Shopping with
Uncle Sam: The Smithsonian

Are you ready for holiday shopping? Why fight the malls? Shop the Smithsonian's Online Catalogue. You'll find stunning jewelry, fanciful educational toys, seasonal ornaments, and music collections for the ages. And while you're shopping, don't forget the U.S. Mint's award-winning site
Maps, Maps, and More Maps
Find the map you need from the Map People. The U.S. Geological Survey and partners have every kind of map - digital maps, aerial maps, topical maps, satellite images, National Geospatial Data, not to mention learning experiences for students and teachers.
"Talking" Glossary Explains DNA, Gene Therapy
Do you know that DNA stands for deoxyribonucleic acid? OK, do you know how to pronounce it? If you need a vocabulary to keep up with recent advances in genetics, visit the National Human Genome Research Institute's new online glossary. Featuring nearly 200 terms, the glossary is easy to read and easy to use. It offers handy pronunciation guides, brief text definitions, and dozens of richly illustrated diagrams of selected terms. The glossary also "talks." It features in-depth audio clips -- spoken explanations -- provided by more than two-dozen researchers in the fields of genetics, molecular biology, and medicine.

In This Issue

Environmental Software

Smithsonian Online Catalogue


DNA and Gene Therapy

Back Issues

Vol. 2, No. 6, November 8, 1999

Vol. 2, No. 5, November 1, 1999

Vol. 2, No. 4, October 25, 1999

Vol. 2, No. 3, October 18, 1999

Vol. 2, No. 2, October 11, 1999

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