There is more to the Web than what you find with Google. These resources explain what information is out there and provides you with tools to explore the Web more deeply.
Scientific American is a wonderful publication to search for science news topics. This link allows you to browse issues of the journal by date or click "Search within this Publication" on the left of the screen to search for your topic within Scientific American.
These online reference books are a great place to search for background information on a topic.