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Science  05 Mar 1999:
Vol. 283, Issue 5407, pp. 1411
DOI: 10.1126/science.283.5407.1411d

Dr. Online. A flood of medical info awaits you at Medscape, a free site offering online textbooks, drug data, updates on journal articles, daily reports from conferences, and much more, including specialized sites on topics such as AIDS and women's health. Expect a higher profile for the 4-year-old site: Its new editor-in-chief is none other than George Lundberg, erstwhile editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Virtual hill. Itching to know what's being said on Capitol Hill about federal budgets or policy in your research area? If the venue is a House Science Committee hearing, you can now listen in via live Webcasts at

Theses unbound. Once relegated to dusty library stacks, doctoral dissertations are getting broader exposure as their authors post them on electronic Web archives. This site, run by an academic consortium that's promoting the idea, links to thesis archives at a dozen or so universities.

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