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EEEEEW! Thanks to the folks at the University of Virginia's Instructional Technology program, you can relive high-school biology class via the Interactive Frog Dissection on-line tutorial. This World-Wide Web document (best viewed using Mosaic software) would be little more than a textbook if not for the QuickTime video snippets, whick demonstrate proper frog-cutting technique, and the "Let's Practice" interactive quiz sessions. "I've had people say that it's the only instructional Web application they've seen yet," says Mable Kinzie, one of the developers. (The Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory has also created a slice 'n' dice Web browser to http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/insttech/frog,for the main menu-where legs are definitely served.