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Collins points out that medievalists studying copying errors in manuscripts have long used the same phylogenetic programs that evolutionary biologists use to study how DNA mutations appear over time.
The team combined the new fossil evidence with previously collected genetic data from living birds to update the phylogenetic tree of bird evolution.
But the HST sample was also surprisingly distinct from that of other Neandertals, allowing researchers to build a phylogenetic tree and study how Neandertal mtDNA evolved over time.
Phylogenetic analyses of sexual selection and sexual size dimorphism in pinnipeds.
According a 1980 book by biologists Niles Eldredge and Joel Cracraft, under the definition of a phylogenetic species, animal species can differ by just 2 percent of their DNA to be considered separate.
Any phylogenetic tree is a hypothesis, subject to testing and change with additional analysis and discovery.
Using these phylogenetic principles, some researchers have dated many common words as far back as 9000 years ago.
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First Known Use: 1876See Words from the same year
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