Archive - November 2010


PHYLIP and phylogeny inference

The PHYlogeny Inference Package, PHYLIP, written by Joe Felsenstein (University of Washington) has reached the milestone of being 30 years old. Almost every...


Dramatic improvement to a top-tool

A blog and manuscript in “Serials Review” discuss the versatility and coverage of Google Scholar. It’s now my first search point – fast...


Plant Anatomist Elizabeth Cutter dies

Plant anatomist and developmental biologist Elizabeth Cutter died in October 2010. She published seminal experimental work on pteridophyte development and on...