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Science's Tree of Life

An online diagram from the Science Tree of Life Special Issue includes links to a variety of resources to add context to the tree's graphical representation. Clicking on the labeled branch points (e.g., a snail is "Eukarya," "Metazoa") will pop up a brief summary of the characteristics of the branch. The taxa in the central column (e.g., "spirochaetes," "scorpions," etc.) are linked to Internet sites and Web pages with additional information on...

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