Psychology & Psychiatry

Fighting misconceptions through intentionally designed figures

Associate professor of psychology and human development, Laura Novick, and graduate student Jingyi Liu, have published a paper highlighting the importance of intentionally and thoughtfully designed figures to explain evolutionary ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Targeted travel restrictions fail to halt spread of COVID-19

As countries start to scale down their SARS-CoV-2 surveillance efforts, the results of a new study highlight the importance of continuing robust surveillance in regions of early spread for providing timely information on ...


Fruit flies with Restless Legs Syndrome point to a genetic cause

When flies are made to lose a gene with links to Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS), they suffer the same sleep disturbances and restlessness that human patients do. The findings reported online on May 31 in Current Biology strongly ...

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Phylogenetic tree

A phylogenetic tree or evolutionary tree is a tree showing the evolutionary relationships among various biological species or other entities that are believed to have a common ancestor. In a phylogenetic tree, each node with descendants represents the most recent common ancestor of the descendants, and the edge lengths in some trees correspond to time estimates. Each node is called a taxonomic unit. Internal nodes are generally called hypothetical taxonomic units (HTUs) as they cannot be directly observed.

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