Natural history collections: the CERN of the natural sciences needs more investment

Treasures from all over the world slumber in the back rooms of Switzerland’s museums. But not even a fifth of them have been digitised, which makes it difficult for researchers to access them.

SNSF Horizons Mag,

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See also interview with Reto Nyffeler PhD, curator of the herbaria at Zurich university and member of the SwissPlantScienceWeb.

Herbarium Z+ZT,

Horizons is published by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences.