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Breakthroughs in bioscience, , , a series of articles for general audiences, "Cloning: Past, Present, and the Exciting Future," an eight page booklet by Marie A. DiBerardino, Ph.D. discusses the breakthroughs in understanding the scientific principles of cellular development and the potential opportunities to use this information to save the lives of severely ill people, improve the quality of life for those suffering diseases, and raise the standards of nutrition and health. The text is supplemented with diagrams and a timeline of the research. Reprints are available through Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, Office of Public Affairs, 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814-3998. Their Website address is www.faseb.org/opar.
Electronic Collaboration: A Practical Guide for Educators features "an 11-step process for making online collaborative projects successful." You'll find information about many Web-based communication tools, tips for moderating collaborations and examples of school-based collaborations. The guide, produced by the Northeast and Islands Regional Educational Laboratory, the National School Network and the Teacher Enhamcement Electronic Community Hall is available at www.lab.brown.edu/public/ocsc/collaboration guide, as an online downloadable PDF file and single copies are available by calling LAB Publications Department at 401-274-9548, ext. 782.

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