From the scala naturae to the symbiogenetic and dynamic tree of life

January 2011
Biology Direct;2011, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p33
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the evolution of life on earth. It states that all living bodies, from bacteria to humans, have originated from common ancestors. It discusses the theory of Scala Naturae, that was laid by the religious book "Bible." Scala Naturae means the ladder of life, according to which all forms of living bodies show the perfection attained by them. Historian Charles Darwin's theory, Tree of Life (TOL) replaced Scala Naturae.


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