Carl Linnaeus

Arts, Culture & Media

New Species in the Old World

In Europe, home to history's greatest taxonomists, professional scientists and amateurs are scouring the countryside for new species — and finding them at an astonishing rate. Ari Daniel Shapiro of our partner program NOVA reports.

Losing Linnaeus?

If one group of scientists has their way, our current scientific nomenclature ?the Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species ?will be a thing of the past.

Losing Linnaeus?

If one group of scientists has their way, our current scientific nomenclature ?the Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species ?will be a thing of the past.

Arts, Culture & Media

New Species in the Old World

In Europe, home to history's greatest taxonomists, professional scientists and amateurs are scouring the countryside for new species — and finding them at an astonishing rate. Ari Daniel Shapiro of our partner program NOVA reports.