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The Natural World: Understanding evolution and protecting our biological ecosystems.

The Natural World: Understanding evolution and protecting our biological ecosystems.

Did you know... that the new methods for DNA sequencing have been used to read the genomes of tens of thousands of organisms, some alive and some extinct, allowing us to redefine the “tree of life?”

Darwin could never have imagined the full complexity of the tree of life, but genomic technologies have been used to illuminate the natural world in amazing ways. We are all connected to every living thing on earth, from plants to animals to microbes, through our genomes.

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