TITLE

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

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Biology Direct;2011, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
65272964

 

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