Maj 222009
 

Finally, not letting the news fade too quickly, PloS have earned one more publicity score by adhering to the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, by making prints available of its article on Darwinius masillae, as reported to The Loom. If it is so difficult for e-only journals to publish taxonomic papers following the simple rules […]

Today’s buzz

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Maj 202009
 

Da buzz of today and the day before is a long-tailed almost-monkey hitting the book shelves, TV screens, all other media, and the scientific press in one sweep. If it costs USD 1 million on the fossil market, there are consequences. Ida, also known as Darwinius masillae, a 47 million year old fossil of aprimate […]

Apr 242009
 

The discussion recently in the iczn-list (yes, an e-mail discussion about matters related to the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature) has been heated by vandals. That is, strong feelings have been expressed about vandals in taxonomy. The reason there are vandals is because there is a definite ethically correct behaviour in matters nomenclature, and because […]

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