Launched earlier this year, the "scienceNOW" web portal--the online companion to the popular television series NOVA--reportedly is now the most popular destination on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) web site. Updated regularly, the site is home to a host of interactive features designed to pique visitors' interest in science. Features added recently include Dispatches, a live, in-the-field report from members of NOVA's production crew about upcoming stories; feedback and discussion boards, where students are invited to share their thoughts on various programs with others members of an online forum; Mini Robots, an online exploration of MIT scientist James McLurkin's work

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