News tagged with collection

Saving seeds the right way can save the world's plants

Exotic pests, shrinking ranges and a changing climate threaten some of the world's most rare and ecologically important plants, and so conservationists establish seed collections to save the seeds in banks or botanical gardens ...

dateJul 30, 2014 in Ecology
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Trends in plant biodiversity data online

Today's herbaria, as well as all other collections-based environments, are now transitioning their collections data onto the web to remain viable in the smartphone-in-my-pocket age. A team of researchers have examined the ...

dateNov 14, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Managing the data jungle

Many biology labs fight with a glut of measurement data. New software aims to make this a thing of the past: it simplifies laboratory experiment evaluation and unifies how data is saved. It even identifies measurement errors ...

dateJul 01, 2014 in Engineering
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