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Australian Institute of Marine Science
AIMS research goal is "the protection and sustainable development of marine resources."
Australia's first museum, a "...hub of information, resources and research." This site has information about Australia's culture and natural history.
CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Provides a wide range of health information. "CDC is the nation's health protection agency, working 24/7 to protect America from health and safety threats, both foreign and domestic."
"Chemistry World is the print and online magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the largest organisation in Europe for advancing the chemical sciences. With news, features, opinion, podcasts and the latest job advertisements, it's the best way to keep up to date with the global chemical sciences community."
"...a nonprofit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education."
Mayo Clinic Diseases & Conditions
Comprehensive guides on hundreds of conditions
"You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations."
National Invasive Species Information Center
"Invasive species are plants, animals, or pathogens that are non-native (or alien) to the ecosystem under consideration and whose introduction causes or is likely to cause harm. "
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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Recommended Medical Websites
- Medline Plus from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health - Select Health Topics
- Medscape - "Medscape from WebMD is a part of WebMD Health Professional Network that includes theHeart.org and eMedicine.com". Medscape from WebMD offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the Web's most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools".