DailyDirt: The Tree Of Life

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Biology is a messy science. Nature doesn't lend itself to nice, orderly categories for people to understand. The tree of life is really tangled, and it's probably a bad analogy to start with. As we learn more about genetic analysis and find samples of ancient DNA, scientists are starting to reconsider some evolutionary processes. Here are just a few fascinating studies. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post.

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    Anonymous Coward, 11 Feb 2013 @ 6:01pm

    What about cataloging all the species before they evolve into new species? Remember, evolution is also about change, not just extinction.

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