Biological classification
The hierarchy of biological classification's eight major taxonomic ranks. Intermediate minor rankings are not shown.Biological classification, or scientific classification in biology, is a method o...
Tracing Our 'Tree Of Life' To Its Roots: 3.8 Billion-Year-Old Molecule Reveals Clues About How Life On Earth Began...And It Could Help Us Find Aliens On Other Planets
By studying molecules in living human cells, researchers believe they have been able to trace the evolution of biology back to its roots. Experts from Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered t...
Scientists Create The First Digital 'Tree Of Life'
Scientists from 11 organizations have digitized a “tree of life,” a genetic map of 2.3 million named species of animals, plants, fungi and microbes that all branched off over time from a common ancest...
The Egyptians Had Their Own Version Of Ayahuasca They Called “The Tree Of Life”
The civilization of Egypt as we know spans back thousands of years to the days when the last great glaciers in the world were melting (10,000 BC). This information, as many of you may know, has been s...
Scientists question rush to build Nicaragua canal
Scientists are deeply concerned about the enviromental impact the canal will have on Central America's largest source of fresh water.
The Incredible Physics of Ants
Masses of fire ants can flow like a liquid and bounce back like a solid.
Superorganism
http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/earth-top-5-superorganisms.html Superorganisms are a lot more common than you might think. James Williams counts down why.
Taxonomic rank
The hierarchy of biological classification's eight major taxonomic ranks. Intermediate minor rankings are not shown.In biological classification, rank is the level (the relative position) in a taxo...
Linnaean taxonomy
Linnaean taxonomy can mean either of two related concepts:Linnaean name also has two meanings: depending on the context, it may either refer to a formal name given by Linnaeus (personally), such as Gi...
Evolutionary taxonomy
Evolutionary taxonomy, evolutionary systematics or Darwinian classification is a branch of biological classification that seeks to classify organisms using a combination of phylogenetic relationship (...
Phylogenetic nomenclature
Phylogenetic nomenclature, often called cladistic nomenclature, is a method of nomenclature for taxa in biology that uses phylogenetic definitions for taxon names as explained below. This contrasts wi...
Kingdom (biology)
The hierarchy of biological classification's eight major taxonomic ranks. A domain contains one or more kingdoms. Intermediate minor rankings are not shown. In biology, kingdom (Latin: regnum, pl. r...
Biological nomenclature
Nomenclature codes or codes of nomenclature are the various rulebooks that govern biological taxonomic nomenclature, each in their own broad field of organisms. To an end-user who only deals with name...
Phylogenetics
In biology, phylogenetics /faɪlɵdʒɪˈnɛtɪks/ is the study of evolutionary relationships among groups of organisms (e.g. species, populations), which are discovered through molecular sequencing data and...
Taxonomy
Taxonomy may refer to:
Tree of life
The concept of a tree of life has been used in biology, religion, philosophy, and mythology. A tree of life is a common motif in various world theologies, mythologies, and philosophies. It alludes to ...
Tracing Our 'Tree Of Life' To Its Roots: 3.8 Billion-Year-Old Molecule Reveals Clues About How Life On Earth Began...And It Could Help Us Find Aliens On Other Planets
By studying molecules in living human cells, researchers believe they have been able to trace the evolution of biology back to its roots. Experts from Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered t...
Scientists question rush to build Nicaragua canal
Scientists are deeply concerned about the enviromental impact the canal will have on Central America's largest source of fresh water.
Haplogroup A-L1085
In human population genetics, Haplogroup A-L1085 is the lineage of almost all human males alive today. As a deep branch on the homo tree, it has two functions in population genetics. The first is as a...
Aptera in the 10th edition of Systema Naturae
In the 10th edition of Systema Naturae, Carl Linnaeus classified the arthropods, including insects, arachnids and crustaceans, among his class "Insecta". Wingless arthropods were brought together unde...
Amphibia in the 10th edition of Systema Naturae
In the 10th edition of Systema Naturae, Carl Linnaeus described the Amphibia as:Linnaean Characteristics Linnaeus often regarded reptiles within the amphibian class because living in Sweden, he often ...
Taxon
In biology, a taxon (plural taxa; back-formation from taxonomy) is a group of one or more populations of an organism or organisms seen by taxonomists to form a unit. Although neither is required, a ta...
Archaeplastida
The Archaeplastida (or Plantae sensu lato - in the broad sense) are a major group of eukaryotes, comprising the red algae (Rhodophyta), the green algae and the land plants, together with a small group...
List of types of proteins
This list of proteins is part of on-going attempts to manage the large amounts of information concerning genes and proteins. Gene sequencing efforts and genome sequencing projects have led to the crea...
Quinarian system
The Quinarian system was a method of zoological classification which had a brief period of popularity in the mid 19th century, especially among British naturalists. It was largely developed by the ent...