MorphoBank in the News
Schwartz, John (October 26, 2012). Exhibits That Only Researchers Usually See. The New York Times.
MorphoBank is mentioned as part of an overview of research activities at the Museum.
Stoltzfus, Arlin (October 22, 2012). Sharing and re-use of phylogenetic trees (and associated data) to facilitate synthesis. BMC Research Notes, 2012 5:574.
Discussion of tools used to shared published data.
Mounce, Ross (February 12, 2012). Life as a Palaeontologist: Academia, the Internet and Creative Commons. Paleontology Online
A discussion of online tools and their use in paleontological research.
Callaway, E. (April 11, 2011). Fossil data enter the web period. Nature News, 472, 150.
Description of new web tools that are changing the way comparative biology is conducted.
de Queiroz, Alan, and Gatesy, John. (2006). The supermatrix approach to systematics. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Vol. 21, Issue 12, 34-41.
MorphoBank is discussed in issue (Vol. 21, Issue 12, 2006) of Trends in Ecology and Evolution.
Thacker, Paul D. (June 2003). Morphology: The Shape of Things to Come. BioScience, Vol. 53, No. 6, 545-549.
A report on contemporary initiatives in morphological research, including MorphoBank, by science writer, Paul D. Thacker.
Pennisi, Elizabeth. (June 13, 2003). Modernizing the Tree of Life. Science, Vol. 300, 1692-1697.
A description of major initiatives to build the Tree of Life and MorphoBank will document and archive morphological characters essential for this task.
Wilson, E. O. (February 2003). The Encyclopedia of Life, Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Vol.18, No.2, 77-80.
A discussion of the resurgence of the discipline of systematics in evolutionary research, mentions the need for databases like MorphoBank by E. O. Wilson.