A few good articles worth mentioning:
One on the current state of the science of taxonomy. Some call it an art, but taxonomy is able to make predictions, so I think its a science, an important one too. See the article by Carol Kaesuk Yoon:
Reviving the lost art of naming the world.
Carl Zimmer has an excellent series on the evolution of Eukaryotes and warming of the earth. On the origin of Eukaryotes