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Technology and the Taxonomist: Revolutionary Replacement?

“Basically, my job is to put people like you out of work!” This declaration came from the mouth of a scientist who develops methods for environmental monitoring at a recent saki-fuelled sushi feast with researcher friends. By ‘people like you’, … Continue reading

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Species Lag Time

Of all of the species that exist in the world’s oceans, forests, streams, and soils, scientists have managed to describe only a small fraction. In the case of charismatic megafauna with the wide eyes and fur that everyone loves, scientists … Continue reading

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