Tag: Smithsonian

November 12, 2020

Scientists release hundreds of bird genomes

Scientists from more than 100 institutions around the world have released genomic data for 363 bird species representing nearly all avian families. The species include widespread birds like the domestic...

April 11, 2018

Smithsonian set to take over USGS Biological Survey Unit

The Smithsonian Institution is poised to take over the U.S. Geological Survey’s Biological Survey Unit after federal funding for the 108-year-old unit ends this year. The Biological Survey Unit was...