The News round-up item 'Biodiversity gets catalogued online' (_Nature_ 456, 844–845; 2008) gave incorrect funding numbers for the Encyclopedia of Life. The total budget for the project's first five years is US$50 million; $2.5 million came from the Sloan Foundation and $10 million from the MacArthur Foundation in 2007.
The News story 'Good grades, but who gets the cash?' (_Nature_ 457, 13; 2009) incorrectly calculated the number of staff submitted by the University of Oxford who were rated world-leading and internationally excellent in the biological-sciences category of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. The correct number is 75, putting the university in second place behind the University of Cambridge.
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Corrections. Nature 457, 249 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/457249d
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