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Science  11 May 2007:
Vol. 316, Issue 5826, pp. 818
DOI: 10.1126/science.316.5826.818

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An ambitious new project promises to create an online compendium of all 1.8 million or so described species. Taxonomists hope that the Encyclopedia of Life can provide the long-awaited comprehensive species catalog. (Read more.)