A number of new publications are now available from the European Commission's Quality of Life programme, under the Fifth RTD Framework programme. These include: - a brochure on 'Improving the Quality of Life'. A 16-page brochure, which presents the programme in layman's terms, with examples of earlier projects. (Catalogue number: ISBN 92-828-5549-X). - the 'CORDIS RTD-results supplement'. A compilation of science and technology results from the Fourth RTD Framework programme's life science programmes (Biomed, Biotech and FAIR). It is available in print and in PDF from URL: http://cordis.europa.eu/focus/en/src/res-22.htm These results and others are also available through the CORDIS Technology Marketplace at: URL: http://cordis.europa.eu/marketplace - summaries of research projects form the Biomed 2 programme are also available from the European Commission. The catalogue of Biomed 2 projects (1994-98) is divided into two volumes. Vol. 1 (713pp) ISBN 92-828-7426-5 and Vol. 2 (651pp) ISBN 92-828-7315-3. - an inventory of public biotechnology R&D programmes in Europe by C. Enzing et al. Is also available from the Quality of Life information desk: at the address below. - - vol. 1 (68pp) Analytical report - EUR 18886/1; - - vol. 2 (280pp) National reports - EUR 18886/2; - - vol. 3 (263pp) National reports - EUR 18886/3.