reported in the Manchester Guardian. Go read a contemporaneous report.
Beagle Project housekeeping: several member of the BP are in Chile doing Important Things. I will extract a report from them on their return and blog it for all to read. I know you're impatient for updates, but the Project is no longer treading water in the way it has been.
From the Beagle Project blogroll: if you don't go and read this wonderful piece from Deep Sea News about Hans Fricke and his research into the secret lives of coelacanths, you're missing something good. This kind of stuff is what the internets are for.