Topic: Phylogeny

Method for Computing Evolutionary Trees Could Revolutionize Evolutionary Biology

June 18, 2009

Detailed, accurate evolutionary trees that reveal the relatedness of living things can now be determined much faster and for thousands of species with a computing method developed by computer scientists and a biologist at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Scientists map the evolutionary relationships for all life on the planet

March 3, 2008

In the beginning

Ed Theriot’s contributions to the Assembling the Tree of Life (AToL) project—“the story of life on Earth, in a nutshell”—often begin pretty humbly.

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