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Meet the Woman Making Ants the Next Big Thing in Biology - National Geographic


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... their social interactions, and their evolutionary success. More broadly, Moreau's work might indirectly help us develop tools to answer bigger biological questions: how to control pests, how to promote helpful species, how to improve digestion and ...

'Amazing Dragon' Discovery in China Reshapes History of Dinosaurs' Evolution - New York Times


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A farmer in China stumbled upon some fossils more than a decade ago, which led to an excavation, which led to a realization: It's time to rethink the evolutionary history of some of the biggest dinosaurs that ever walked the earth. In a study published ...
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Ecology under threat - The Daily Star


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Timber trees are replacing fruit and medicinal trees in the district and adjacent areas, posing threat to ecological balance. People are more interested to plant timber trees that can be sold for good prices when those mature after 20 to 30 years, said ...

Phylogenetic Systematics, a.k.a. Evolutionary Trees

Berkeley - United States

tutorial from the Understanding Evolution website covering: how to read an evolutionary tree, how to classify organisms based on evolutionary trees, how to reconstruct an evolutionary tree, and how evolutionary trees are used.

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    Phylogenetic systematics, a.k.a. evolutionary trees

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