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Useful and Amusing links

This page is a work in progress. Look for more updates and feel free to suggest websites you would like added in the comments or by contacting me at emeraldbiology@gmail.com 

To access the websites listed, click on the words with an asterisk next to them.



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People I admire
Grace Hopper - Computer Scientist and Rear Admiral*
Muriel Siebert - Financial pioneer.*




Environmental 

*Cotton from Blue to Green
Recycle your old denim to this company and it gets remade into insulation! 

*DIYNatural
Want to make your own home cleaning product, cosmetic, candle? Looking for where to buy organic? Take a look at this website for a wide range of do-it-yourself know how with step by step instructions including sources of where to get everything you need. 

*Environmental Working Group
"the nation’s leading environmental health research and advocacy organization"

*Grist 
Tons of researched environmental information.

*Green Living
Tips on how to make your life greener and articles about green solutions  
- and how to green your house and life in terms of energy efficiency can be found here at Expertise.com

*Sierra Club
Action group for reducing and eliminating activities harmful to the environment. 

*Solar Utopia 
Everything you need to know about solar energy.

*Tree Hugger
News and views on all things environmental.

Microbiology
*Small things Considered
Cool blog on various microbial facts.




Art 
*Mark W. Slater
Want to see more art from the guy who does the bacteria depictions at the top of each blog - follow the link (comic book art, fine art, logo design)

*Ida's Home
I do cross stitch and polymer clay on the side! Very sporadically.

For Scientists
*Working Green at MIT

MIT provides some links to lab supplies companies that have more environmentally friendly alternatives.

*AddGene
Non-profit plasmid repository dedicated to helping scientists with sharing plasmids.

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