Scientists from across the world have gathered together to create the first ever, incredibly comprehensive, digital map of all known life. Called the Tree of Life, it shows how 2.3 million species of animals, plants, fungi, and microbes branched off over the years from a common ancestor. Researchers from 11 organizations worked together to create the genetic map of all life on Earth, traced over 3.5 billion years of shared history, and it is open to all to use.
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Massive "Tree of Life" map connects 2.3 million organisms