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Preparing for its 78th birthday, a species of fly begins to thrive on Wikimedia projects

Apocephalus borealis is a species of small parasitoid fly that had long been known to science - in fact, the original paper from 1924 by Charles T Brues is in the Public Domain already – but had not been covered by any Wikimedia project before … Continue reading

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Illustrating the bee waggle dance

Today’s Open Access File of the Day is, once more, a derivation of a composite figure. It shows a bee performing its waggle dance, overlaid with some explanatory symbols that are perhaps best understood by way of the other (and … Continue reading

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Supplementary materials to Wikimedia Commons: “See you soon!”

This autumn, like last year, Wikimedia Germany issued a call for proposals for projects that foster the free sharing of information. Today, the winners of this Wissenswert (Ideas Worth Knowing) initiative have been announced, and I am glad to report that amongst … Continue reading

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