The Tangled Tree of Life

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Is Science Tentative or Settled?
Todd Woods on Ewert's Dependency Graph
(S. Joshua Swamidass) #2

Which reminds everyone of a point I have been making for a long time…

Common descent does not predict a tree. A helpful book on this, too, is:

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(S. Joshua Swamidass) #3

Really excellent article by Jerry Coyne on The Tangled Tree:

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Excellent article by Jerry Coyne. Attached are two important papers supporting the tree of life: