TreeBASE is back: Phylogenetic database completely rebuilt

A vastly improved database gives scientists and educators access to state-of-the-art knowledge about the evolutionary relationships among living things. TreeBASE a database designed to help scientists store, share, and study evolutionary trees was first developed in the mid-1990s. Now, a team of biologists and computer scientists is releasing a new version that is completely rebuilt. With this upgrade, the database is poised to become an increasingly valuable resource for conservation biology, biogeography, and education, developers say. [ more ]