Latin names: Gravitas ad infinitum

    - Would a”Rosa rubiginosa” by another name smell as sweet? We may have a chance to find out; since Jan. 1, newly discovered plant species no longer need to be fully described in Latin to be considered valid, as they have been for centuries.

  2. Boston Latin School has been ranked the best high school in Massachusetts by Newsweek Magazine, one of 11 from the Bay State in the top 500 nationally.