Latest Cladistics Stories
National Science Foundation grants will bring together what's known about how species are related.
Mollusks have been around for so long, are so prevalent on land and in water, and are so valuable to people that one might assume scientists had learned everything about them.
Pathogens can now be easily tracked in time and space as they evolve, an advance that could revolutionize both public health and inform national security in the fight against infectious diseases.
New evidence that specialized adaptations are not evolutionary dead ends.
New methods of studying avian influenza strains and visually mapping their movement around the world will help scientists more quickly learn the behavior of the pandemic H1N1 flu virus.
In the most computationally intensive phylogenetic analysis to date, an international research team led by Brown University has found the first evolutionary branching for bilateral animals.
By Manos, Paul S Soltis, Pamela S; Soltis, Douglas E; Manchester, Steven R; Et al Abstract.- It is widely acknowledged that integrating fossils into data sets of extant taxa is imperative for proper placement of fossils, resolution of relationships, and a better understanding of character evolution.
By Yesson, C; Culham, A Abstract.- We investigate the impact of past climates on plant diversification by tracking the "footprint" of climate change on a phylogenetic tree.
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