Phylogenies based on morphological traits by dna

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Unformatted text preview: tain Phenetic approach: using a statistic to summarize the overall similarity among populations Cladistic approach: using relationships among species to identify shared characteristics Convergent evolution: natural selection favors similar solutions to the problems Parsimony? Phylogenies based on morphological traits, by DNA sequencing data, and by transposable elements (SINES) 27.2: Tools for Studying History: Fossil Record Class: Correlation Two variables If there is a negative correlation High levels of variable one, low levels of variable two Vice versa Correlation does not mean causation Inductive: take the give and make a generalization Deductive reasoning: take something that is given, like a mechanism, and apply it to a certain instance Inductive hypothesis testing: requires relatively simple statistics and analytical techniques D...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2014 for the course BIO 104 taught by Professor Matthewhamilton during the Spring '11 term at Georgetown.

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