Tagged: tree of life

Origins of the tree of life - Chicken or Egg

Hilary Miller Aug 22, 2009

 Darwin is usually credited with being the first person to describe relationships among species as a tree.  I’ll admit I always thought this was the case, until this week when some discussion on an evolution email list I subscribe to enlightened me. Darwin used this tree figure in The Origin of Species to illustrate his idea of “descent [...] … Read More