New Universal Taxonomy Database
kinman at HOTMAIL.COM
Thu Jul 4 18:30:15 CDT 2002
Has there been any discussion on TAXACOM of the Marine Biological
Laboratory's new universal taxonomy database (the UBIO Project)? The MBL's
monthly newsletter for April 2002 announced a $500,000 grant from the Andrew
W. Mellon Foundation to help support this comprehensive database.
WOW!!! And here's a link to (and one sentence from) the UPI press
release on Tuesday:
WOODS HOLE, Mass., July 2 (UPI) -- Researchers at the Universal Biological
Indexer and Organizer Project are assembling a new digital database meant to
serve as an online "tree of life," a catalog of all living things and the
millions of names used to refer to them. ...
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