I remember sitting in one of my first college biology courses when our professor began speaking about the Latin naming convention for biota and the primary reasoning behind it. As he explained, “It’s so a biologist from Russian and a biologist from the U.S. can speak the same language.”
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (218) 333-9200 and we can help you.