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Last universal ancestor

Definition noun The hypothetical primordial organism from which all other species of organisms on Earth... Read More

Phylogeny

Phylogeny refers to the evolutionary history of the development of a species or of a taxonomic group of organisms. The... Read More

Organism

An organism refers to a living thing that has an organized structure, can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, adapt, and... Read More

Adaptive evolution

Definition noun A kind of evolution that involves evolutionary changes that are adaptive to a particular... Read More

Life

Life Definition noun, plural: lives (1) A distinctive characteristic of a living organism from dead organism or non-living... Read More

The Fungi

The Fungi What are the Fungi? The Fungi are the great saprophytes, the master recyclers.  They are the black rot, the... Read More

Evolutionary biology

Definition noun The branch of biology concerned with the evolution of organisms, particularly the origin and descent of... Read More

Deep Ancestry: Inside the Genographic Project

Deep Ancestry: Inside the Genographic Project    ... Read More