Wednesday, May 14, 2008

The most ominous sounding research project goes to…

The University of Guelph, one of Ontario’s pre-eminent destinations for naturalists, announced that it was the recipient of $25 million from China to fund the “International Barcode of Life (iBOL) Project”. Despite the University’s best efforts to tout its importance, this might not broadcast the kind of PR image that the University of Guelph wants to be saddled with.

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