News tagged with evolutionary processes

Predicting extinction—with the help of a Yule tree

At this time of year, the words "Yule tree" may conjure images of brightly decorated balsam firs. But for Lea Popovic, an associate professor of mathematics and statistics in the Faculty of Arts and Science, a Yule tree is ...

dateDec 14, 2016 in Evolution
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How to grow an evolutionary tree

You've seen them in popular science news, biology textbooks, wall plaques in museums, perhaps even as tattoos. Evolutionary trees are among the most instantly recognisable, ubiquitous and iconic images of science.

dateDec 08, 2016 in Evolution
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