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The Encyclopedia of Life

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The Encyclopedia of Life

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The Encyclopedia of Life

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This week, scientists announced a new effort to create an online encyclopedia of life. Pulling information from labs, libraries and museums around the world, project organizers aim to make a multimedia Web page for every known species on the planet. Gary Borisy, a project leader, discusses the effort.

Gary G. Borisy, member of the Encyclopedia of Life Project Steering Committee; director and chief executive officer, Marine Biological Laboratory

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