So, you're the boss and the boss has one tough job that many forget... he has to fire people. Sure sometimes it's the moment they've been waiting for all day. Maybe the person really didn't do a good job... but then what if you had to fire... an adorable dog?
Frequently when devising names for new species, scientists will fall back on famous people or historical figures who have inspired them over the years, or whose work in some way reflects an interest or relationship to that organism. For example, one researcher named flies for Microsoft founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen, because of their contributions to Dip […]