News From the Field
Something's Fishy in the Tree of Life
April 19, 2013
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.A team of scientists led by Richard Broughton, associate professor of biology at the University of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
University of Oklahoma
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