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Virtual Hospital Human Brain site wins award
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- If you wonder what the human brain looks like, but
are too squeamish to get up close and personal, check out The Human Brain:
Dissections of the Real Brain at http://www.vh.org/Providers/Textbook/BrainAnatomy/BrainAnatomy.html.
The Virtual Hospital book, created by Drs. Terence Williams and Jean
Jew, University of Iowa professors in the department of anatomy, won a
"Best of the Web" award from Snap! Online this month.
"This is the best of the best," said Teresa Choi, program
assistant in radiology and designer of the Virtual Hospital. She said the
site is used by medical students and others interested in human brain anatomy.
The site shows sections of the human brain with the various areas labeled
Snap! Online editors choose the "Best of the Web" from among
thousands of Web sites. The "Best of the Web" is awarded to sites
* Nicely packaged: Well-designed, effective to navigate and appropriate
to the subject matter in presentation;
* Dependable: Well-written, accurate and copyedited;
* Visually exciting: Utilizing the best Web technology and design to
effectively present material;
* Packed: Delivering more than enough information of interest to the
end user and/or links to excellent resources.
Snap! Online can be found at http://www.snap.com