Thursday, June 11, 2009

Timetree of Life

Biologists Sudhir Kumar of Arizona State University and Blair Hedges of Penn State University launched a new web-based tool, TimeTree, that compares the genes between different taxa to find the published geologic times of divergence for the evolutionary split between them.

They report that it now contains data from all organisms and most studies published up to the end of 2008.

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