Tagged: phylogenetics

Testing common ancestry to all modern-day life - Code for life

Grant Jacobs May 14, 2010

That evolution occurs is well resolved. Precisely how evolution occurs, in detail, is less so. One question revolves around if present-day life arose from a single species or more than one. [caption id="" align="alignright" width="263" caption="Darwin's tree (Source: Wikimedia Commons.)"][/caption] Douglas Theobald  from Brandeis University has tested if life arose from one or several … Read More