Tree of Life poster It shows how over 250 common plants, animals and microbes by biologists into domains, kingdoms, phyla, orders, families and genera. It also shows where each group fits into the evolutionary history of life according to the most up-to-date genetic research.
Evolution to blame for bad backs, dropped arches and impacted wisdom teeth, say scientists Evolution may have catapulted humans to the top of the food chain but it also landed us with bad backs, dropped arches and impacted wisdom teeth, according to scientists.
<em>Montsechia vidalii</em> lived alongside the dinosaurs of the Cretaceous period. The researchers say the plant can tell us more about the early development of flowering plants and the role they played in the evolution of animal life.