We live in a world that is changing and has the potential to continue changing. For example, the use of cladistics will continue to grow. Cladistics are the science of the information contained in fossilized or preserved remains. By using cladistics, we can use our skills to analyze the past, as well as create the future.
Cladistics, also referred to as geology, is the process of determining the identity of a fossilized specimen using a combination of techniques, including DNA comparison, morphology, and radiometric analysis. Fossilized remains can include the remains of plants, animals, and even human beings. Cladistics are used extensively in archeology and paleontology to identify the identities of these remains.
To be honest, I didn’t know cladistics was even possible until I read a little too much into it. I just assumed it was some kind of magic.
Cladistic techniques are, in fact, quite simple to use. You take a sample of one of your fossils, and compare it to another sample. If you see a match, you know that the sample is the same as the second one. If you see a mismatch, you know that the two samples are different. To get even more complex, if you find a mismatch you can then use DNA comparison to compare the specimens and determine their relationship.
The same could be said about the use of cladistics for dating trees and such. The first time I was taught about cladistics, it was a little bit confusing because it seemed to be some kind of magic. That whole thing is a little confusing. It all seemed to come down to the idea that if you have a sequence, you take a DNA sample and compare it to a sample of another, known sequence. Then you find a match. That’s the theory behind cladistics.
I would agree that the first time you learn about cladistics it seems a little confusing. But the more you get into it, the less confusing it becomes. You see it more and more in your field. You learn more about how DNA works and how we get it through our cells and cells work to get it out.
I’ve got to admit, I wasn’t aware of cladistics until I started reading a paper I read about it. And that’s why the first time I read about cladistics it felt like I was reading about a foreign language, and I wondered why the author seemed so familiar with the terminology. The paper I read about cladistics was actually written by a student of mine, Dr. J. Paul Roberts.
Dr. Roberts is a professor of genetics at the University of Texas who studies the genetic basis of various traits. Along with his students, he’s developed a machine that can analyze the genetic makeup of just about any organism and compare the results with the normal characteristics of that organism. Dr. Roberts and his students have been able to identify DNA sequences in the saliva of several primate species that are unique to each species.
They have also identified specific sequences in the same saliva that are unique to the human species, and that sequence is a key part of a specific gene that is believed to play a role in the development of human intelligence. This is the first time that scientists have been able to use DNA to detect the genetic makeup of any species, and they are now able to use the DNA to identify and track the genetic makeup of human intelligence.
If you’re curious about the history of primate intelligence, I recommend watching the short documentary “Dna” (don’t know how you people still use the term “dna” in the context of science.) But if you’re interested in the implications of this discovery, I’d recommend reading up on the work of Dr. David Buss, who was the first to identify this particular sequence.