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2009-06-01 13:50:00

Scientists are compiling an Internet-based observatory of life on Earth as a guide to everything from the impact of climate change on wildlife to pests that can damage crops, Reuters reported. James Edwards, head of the Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) based at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, said the 10-year project hopes to have millions of people providing data in the long term. With the help of scientific organizations around the world, the project will link up thousands of computer...

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2008-02-27 09:55:00

A new online Encyclopedia of Life debuted yesterday, but quickly crashed on its first day of operation after its servers were overwhelmed by the high numbers of visitors to the site.  Scientists at the Encyclopedia of Life, which will ultimately contain over 1 million pages devoted to different species of life on Earth, sought advice from experts from the popular Web site Wikipedia, the leading free-content encyclopedia on the Internet.  "We've been overwhelmed by traffic,"...

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2008-02-25 13:05:00

Rapid progress fosters confidence massive project can be done; public asked for its sayThe first 30,000 pages of a massive online Encyclopedia of Life were unveiled today at the prestigious Technology, Entertainment and Design (TED) Conference in Monterey, California. Intended as a tool for scientists and policymakers and a fascinating resource for anyone interested in the living world, the EOL is being developed by a unique collaboration between scientists and the general public. By making...

2007-09-22 03:00:08

By Adl, Sina M Leander, Brian S; Simpson, Alastair G B; Archibald, John M; Et al The new classification of protists from the International Society of Protistologists (Adi et al., 2005) could not apply both the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature and the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature because the two are incompatible. The classification designated one name for each clade where multiple names from different codes had previously existed, traced authorities, and provided...


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Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research
2012-04-29 22:59:00

Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Wiley-Blackwell. It was originally established in 1963, then reestablished in 1994 by John Wiley & Sons. It was published as ‘Zeitschrift für zoologische Systematik und Evolutionsforschung’ from March 1963 to June 1994. It was published by the Academic Publishers’ Association (Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft ) Frankfurt, Germany. The editor-in-chief is Dr....

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2014-01-12 00:00:00

Biology is the study of living organisms. Before the 19th century, biology was known as natural history (the study of all living things). Gottfried Reinhold Treviranus was the first person to coin the term biology. Biology comes from the Greek words bios (meaning "life") and logia (meaning "study of"). It is a common science that is a standard subject in schools and universities around the world. Over a million papers are published annually in biology and medicinal journals. Not just a...

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Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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