CAPES - Fundação Coordenção de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior

CNPq - Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico

Department of Energy encompasses national laboratories, civilian energy programs and nuclear defense production facilities; they can all be found under the "departmental resources" heading.

European Space Agency is the European counterpart to NASA.

FAPDF - Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Distrito Federal

FAPEAL - Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de Alagoas

FAPERJ - Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro

FAPESP - Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo

FINEP - Financiadora de Estudos e Projetos

Food and Drug Administration issues updates on food and drug safety and efficacy.

Governo do Brasil

Ministério da Ciência e Tecnologia

Ministério da Educação e do Desporto

National Academy of Sciences site incorporates numerous pointers to books, journals and breaking research.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration home page is the jumping-off point for space-related news and for links to all of the NASA centers, including the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

National Institute of Standards and Technology supports both basic metrology work and high-tech projects.

National Institutes of Health offers a useful starting point for finding health-related information on the Web.

National Science Foundation presents science news and information for researchers and educators.

The Library of Congress is not just a huge book catalogue; it also posts exhibits and supports THOMAS, the definitive source for complete text of current Federal legislation.

World Health Organization surveys health issues around the globe.