evolutionary tree


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evolutionary tree

a diagram showing the relationships between a group of organisms and their evolution from an ancestral stock.
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On the evolutionary tree, they're closer together than horses and donkeys.
It diverged on the evolutionary tree from the dog line about 160 million years ago.
Far from being at the base of the evolutionary tree, they pretty much had life sussed, and as such were a refutation of the problem foreseen by Maynard Keynes: that the human race's evolutionary impulse towards working hard in order to create wealth would be difficult to discard once a general sufficiency had been achieved.
He said a tumour evolutionary tree was like a "snowflake or fingerprint", unique to each patient.
If this doesn't work I'll probably hang my hat up and do something He pointed out that a tumour evolutionary tree was like a "snowflake or fingerprint", unique to each patient.
They used to be top of the evolutionary tree under Sir Alex Ferguson, that prime example of survival of the fittest.
Taking a different view of the supernatural, the series is written from the viewpoint of the so-called Second Species, an offshoot of the evolutionary tree of Mankind which developed into the creatures known as vampires.
NEW YORK -- A fragment of jawbone found in Ethiopia is the oldest known fossil from an evolutionary tree branch that eventually led to modern humans, scientists reported Wednesday.
In logological terms crashing biotype trigrams are lined up into word ladders and Eckler-style networks (73-17, 156), aiming to create as large an evolutionary tree as possible.
The evolutionary tree has a couple of new branches, which gives the scientists a dataset so that they can reconstruct what happened to Listeria on a genomic level during the evolutionary transition from a free living ancestor to a pathogen.
The whale, classified as Cotylocara macei, existed during in the same era when toothed whales and non-toothed whales branched off on the evolutionary tree.
Yet we've constructed a mythology that places us at the very top of the evolutionary tree, supreme creation of a supreme being.
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