Week-long meeting on naming algae, fungi, and plants recorded for posterity

The week-long discussions and decisions of the Nomenclature Section of the XVIII International Botanical Congress took place in Melbourne, Australia in July 2011. This meeting is held every six years and it is where the world’s premier experts on the rules… Continue reading Week-long meeting on naming algae, fungi, and plants recorded for posterity

New Orleans entrepreneur pushing technology to chemically manufacture oil: Meet our reader vote winner

For Brandon Iglesias, there wasn’t a specific moment of revelation. Unlike some entrepreneurs, he didn’t spot a glaring gap in an industry and move in to solve the problem. He came about his project – a new way to chemically manufacture cleaner oil – over years… Continue reading New Orleans entrepreneur pushing technology to chemically manufacture oil: Meet our reader vote winner