Fourth Industrial Revolution

158 years later, Darwin's tree of life is getting an update

A primate's skull is displayed in Charles Darwin's former home Down House, in Kent, southern England February 12, 2009. The permanent exhibition at the house where Darwin wrote "On the Origin of the Species" opens to the public on Friday, and is part of a series of events to mark the bicentenary of the English naturalist.  REUTERS/Tal Cohen (BRITAIN) - RTXBJLI

The authors believe that an enhanced tree of life will have a transformative impacts on science. Image: REUTERS/Tal Cohen

Todd Bates
Science Communicator, Rutgers University
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