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Is the Daily Telegraph quotemining ?

Postby Peter Henderson » Fri Jan 23, 2009 6:01 pm

Charles Darwin's tree of life is 'wrong and misleading', claim scientists

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/scienceandte ... tists.html

Dr Eric Bapteste, an evolutionary biologist at the Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris, said: "For a long time the holy grail was to build a tree of life. We have no evidence at all that the tree of life is a reality."


It's being discussed over on the evolution blog. Apparently thios article appeared in this month's New Scientist. The original seemingly dates from an edition of Scientific American, first published in February 2000:

http://scienceblogs.com/evolutionblog/2 ... _journ.php
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