SOFTWARE: Do-It-Yourself Field Guides

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Science  30 Jun 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5782, pp. 1851
DOI: 10.1126/science.312.5782.1851c

Plenty of field guides cover organisms such as birds and wildflowers, but what if you're interested in less showy creatures such as tapeworms or diatoms? This free program from emeritus developmental biology professor Richard Campbell of the University of California, Irvine, lets you make your own illustrated guides. To simplify identification, you can organize the species by characteristics or location.

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