Archive for July, 2012

Here are the slides used by biologist and leader of our Open Tree of Life project, Dr Karen Cranston (from the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center at Duke University), at the recent 2012 Evolution meetings in Ottawa, Canada. They offer a great overview of the project.

Open Tree of Life @Evolution 2012

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Audio interview: What is the Tree of Life project?

The incredibly wonderful thing about audio is that you can continue doing what you’re doing while listening and learning. Here, biologist and leader of our Open Tree of Life project, Dr Karen Cranston (from the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center at Duke University), explains our evolutionary  to Bryan Crump from Radio New Zealand. The Open Tree of Life is the first real attempt to draw a single tree of life (as envisioned by evolutionary scientist Charles Darwin) that includes every known species on Earth.

Link to audio

(about 20 minutes)

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