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Something's Fishy in the Tree of Life


April 19, 2013

biology graphic A team of scientists led by Richard Broughton, associate professor of biology at the University of Oklahoma, published two studies that have dramatically increased understanding of fish evolution and their relationships. The team integrated extensive genetic and physical information about specimens to create a new "tree of life" for fishes. The vast amount of data generated through large-scale DNA sequencing required supercomputing resources for analysis. Full Story

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