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Re: Dinosaurs Phylogenetic Tree for Matlab.
----- Original Message ----
From: Dora Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>My bad. Just because not only does the word contain the word "genetics", but
>all phylogenetic studies of both birds and humans are actual studies of
Why Dora, I do believe you are not aware of the study by Livezey & Zusi, a 2007
phylogeny for birds that uses only morphological characters:
Imagine that! Something you did not know or have an opinion about!
> I should think that phylogenetic studies of dinosaurs would be studies of
> dinosaur genetics.
Yes, words can be confusing can't they!
>But maybe I'm the only one of the three of us who could have read phylogenetic
>studies of birds and humans.
And yet, reading and understanding are such different things.
As ever, thanks for your comments! So helpful and learned.
----- Original Message ----- From: "David Marjanovic" <email@example.com>
To: "DML" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 07, 2009 10:43 AM
Subject: Re: Dinosaurs Phylogenetic Tree for Matlab.
> Yes, "-genetic" just means that some sort of "genesis" (origin) is involved;
> that's the common origin of all those words.
> Phylogenetics can be done with DNA or protein sequences as well as with
> morphological data (the shape of living beings). Here's a short introduction
> into how to do that:
> Really, Dora, tell us less and ask more. You'll learn about the same amount
> from us professionals, and drive fewer heads into desks or walls.