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Extreme Encyclopedia: Every living thing will get its own page

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12:50pm, May 9, 2007

An international team of weighty institutions this week announced that it's developing the weightiest encyclopedia of biology yet. The free, multilanguage, Web-based guide will cover the 1.8 million living species known, plus new discoveries, say researchers from the Smithsonian Institution, Harvard University, the Field Museum in Chicago, and other organizations.

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