It is beyond the scope of this website to provide a thorough introduction to phylogenetic biology, the scientific discipline that investigates the structure of the Tree of Life. For a list of good websites about phylogenetics and evolution, please refer to our Links to Related Websites: Evolution & Earth History page.
The following pages give a brief introduction to some of the theoretical concepts that are important for the Tree of Life project.
- What is Phylogeny?
- Genetic Connections Between Organisms
- Phylogeny or Classification: What is the Tree of Life about?
If you want to learn more about these topics, you will find additional information on these pages: