What could you possibly have in common with a mushroom, or a dinosaur, or even a bacterium? More than you might think. In this Lab, you’ll puzzle out the evolutionary relationships linking together a spectacular array of species. Explore the tree of life and get a front row seat to what some have called the greatest show on Earth. That show is evolution.
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Evolution is the key to understanding how all life on Earth is related. Discover how phylogenetic trees illustrate the connections between a vast array of species. And learn how DNA fuels natural selection.
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Find out how experts working on evolution started out, get a sense of what a typical day in their job looks like, and see what they recommend to those who want to follow in their footsteps.
Go to the library of all the NOVA Labs videos, including the Evolution Lab videos: Evolution 101, Training Trees, Fossils: Rocking the Earth, DNA Spells Evolution, and Biogeography: Where Life Lives.
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