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Phylogenetic Biology

It is beyond the scope of this website to provide a thorough introduction to phylogenetic biology, the scientific discipline that investigates the structure of the Tree of Life. For a list of good websites about phylogenetics and evolution, please refer to our Links to Related Websites: Evolution & Earth History page.

The following pages give a brief introduction to some of the theoretical concepts that are important for the Tree of Life project.

If you want to learn more about these topics, you will find additional information on these pages:

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phylogenetic biology