naturalist
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Jul 31, 2015
Gods of the Morning, Hedonic Eating, A Beautiful Question, and Genomic Messages
Protein Sequencing Disputes Linnaeus
Protein Sequencing Disputes Linnaeus
Jef Akst | Nov 6, 2013
Comparing the proteins of a 300-year-old pickled elephant fetus with modern sequence data challenges Carl Linnaeus’s decision to assign it as the Asian elephant type specimen.
Right Under Their Noses
Right Under Their Noses
Kerry Grens | Sep 6, 2013
Biology students discover a new species of beetle in the giant city of Manila.
Book Excerpt from Louis Agassiz: Creator of American Science
Book Excerpt from Louis Agassiz: Creator of American Science
Christoph Irmscher | Apr 30, 2013
In Chapter 4, “Darwin’s Barnacles, Agassiz’s Jellyfish,” author Christoph Irmscher describes his subject’s obsession with marine organisms.
The King of Turtles
The King of Turtles
Christoph Irmscher | Apr 30, 2013
American naturalist Louis Agassiz had a zeal for collecting that encouraged a nation to engage with nature.
Playing the Field
Playing the Field
George B. Schaller | Nov 30, 2012
The role of field biologists is changing as conservation biology evolves and ecological challenges mount.