Half World Species Catalogued

Half the world species catalogued, according to ABC (Australia) News, 9 April 2007, which reports: “Scientists working on a catalogue of every known kind of living organism have reached the milestone of having catalogued one million species. The project is being led by experts at Reading University in Britain and the Smithsonian National Museum in […]

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Become Immortal

“Become immortal” proclaims an advertisement from the Australian Museum included with the Autumn 2000 edition of their magazine Nature Australia. For $5000 the museum will name a newly discovered invertebrate animal after you. Editorial Comment: Obviously, the museum does not expect the bug to evolve or they could be sued for false advertising. Were you […]

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