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Discourse without Borders

I have just returned from a fantastically stimulating week in Hannover, Germany, where I had the honor of presenting the keynote lecture at a symposium on “Labels, Catalogues, and Architectures:  The Art and Science of Modern Systematics.”  The event was … Continue reading

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Hoarding Good Ideas

Natural history collections around the world are suffering neglect. A group of leading curators, scientists and scholars in Italy recently made a plea to protect specimens that date from the birth of the idea of natural history collections themselves. These … Continue reading

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