Looking for diagrams of human evolution

Larry D. Farrell farrlarr at isu.edu
Mon Aug 12 10:32:18 EST 2002


And why would you ask these questions in microbiology and cell biology groups?

Robert wrote:

> Could anyone point me to some diagrams or graphics online which show the
> following:
>
> (A) A representation of how gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutangs, etc. and
> humans are related in evolutionary terms. This may also show info from (B)
> below.
>
> (B) A representation of how the various ancestors of modern humans evolved,
> which branches led to us, and also happens to show a few of the other
> no-longer-existing branches. A graph of this may include info on (A) above.
>
> Ideally I am looking for diagrams made in the last few years, so that they
> have been constructed using the latest information (DNA analysis,
> cladograms, etc.)
>
> I already have the wonderful 1993 edition of "The Book of Life" edited by
> Stephen Jay Gould, however this edition is a bit out of date. (Does anyone
> know if the second 2001 edition has changed any of the books graphs?)
>
> Any suggestions would be much appreciated!
>
> Robert

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Larry D. Farrell, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology
Idaho State University





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