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Bullet bioscience · Sep 22, 2020

Report Published from 2019 AIBS Council Meeting

The report, Beyond Specimens: Research, Education, and Policy, from the 2019 AIBS Council Meeting is now available online.

In a world dominated by digital data, what is the role of biological specimens and their associated data generally held in natural history collections, and how do we demonstrate just how crucial these collections are? In December, a group of representatives from US biological societies met at the annual meeting of the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) Council of Member Societies and Organizations in Washington, DC, to discuss just that. The meeting, “Beyond Specimens,” fostered discussion about how best to enhance, promote, and mobilize biodiversity data.

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