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Science  30 Apr 1999:
Vol. 284, Issue 5415, pp. 707
DOI: 10.1126/science.284.5415.707b


Culture club. Searching for a certain yeast species or strain of salmonella? Try the United Kingdom National Culture Collection, which has just unveiled a Web database of its trove of 70,000 microorganisms and cell lines, including fungi, algae, and animal cells. Satellites for kids. Remote imagery might seem a bit complex to explain to kids, but this site pulls it off with satellite images that help tell the story of a bat tooling around Arizona's ecosystems. Aimed at middle school students, the site folds in lessons about the electromagnetic spectrum, ecology, and more.