Tree of life
The concept of a tree of life has been used in biology, religion, philosophy, and mythology. A tree of life is a common motif in various world theologies, mythologies, and philosophies. It alludes to ...
Tracing Our 'Tree Of Life' To Its Roots: 3.8 Billion-Year-Old Molecule Reveals Clues About How Life On Earth Began...And It Could Help Us Find Aliens On Other Planets
By studying molecules in living human cells, researchers believe they have been able to trace the evolution of biology back to its roots. Experts from Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered t...
Scientists Create The First Digital 'Tree Of Life'
Scientists from 11 organizations have digitized a “tree of life,” a genetic map of 2.3 million named species of animals, plants, fungi and microbes that all branched off over time from a common ancest...
The Egyptians Had Their Own Version Of Ayahuasca They Called “The Tree Of Life”
The civilization of Egypt as we know spans back thousands of years to the days when the last great glaciers in the world were melting (10,000 BC). This information, as many of you may know, has been s...
Tree worship
Tree worship (dendrolatry) refers to the tendency of many societies throughout history to worship or otherwise mythologize trees. Trees have played an important role in many of the world's mythologies...
Tree of life (biblical)
The tree of life (Hebrew: עֵץ הַֽחַיִּים,  Etz haChayim) is a term used in the Hebrew Bible that is a component of the world tree motif.In the Book of Genesis, the tree of life is first described...
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Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil
The Tree of the knowledge of good and evil (Hebrew: עֵץ הַדַּעַת טוֹב וָרָע / Etz ha-da'at tov va-ra, ) is one of two trees in the story of the Garden of Eden in Genesis 2-3, along with the Tree of ...
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Tree of life vision
The tree of life vision is a vision described and discussed in the Book of Mormon, one of the scriptures of the Latter Day Saint movement denominations, published by Joseph Smith in 1830. According to...
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Mesoamerican world tree
World trees are a prevalent motif occurring in the mythical cosmologies, creation accounts, and iconographies of the pre-Columbian cultures of Mesoamerica. In the Mesoamerican context, world trees emb...
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Tree of life (Quran)
The Tree of Immortality (Arabic: شجرة الخلود) is the tree of life motif as it appears in the Quran. It is also alluded to in hadiths and tafsir. Unlike the biblical account, the Quran mentions only on...
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Tree of life (Kabbalah)
The Tree of Life, or Etz haChayim (עץ החיים) in Hebrew, is a classic descriptive term for the central mystical symbol used in the Kabbalah of esoteric Judaism, also known as the 10 Sephirot. Its diagr...
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Tree of life (biology)
The tree of life is a metaphor used to describe the relationships between organisms, both living and extinct. Its use dates back to at least the early 1800s. It was employed by Charles Darwin to expre...
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Phylogenetic tree
A speculatively rooted tree for rRNA genes, showing major branches Bacteria, Archaea, and EucaryotaA phylogenetic tree or evolutionary tree is a branching diagram or "tree" showing the inferred evol...
Phylogenetic tree - Wikipedia
Ficus religiosa
Ficus religiosa or sacred fig is a species of fig native to Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, south-west China and Indochina. It belongs to the Moraceae, the fig or mulberry fami...
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Houkisugi at Nakagawa
Houkisugi or Hōkisugi at Nakagawa (箒スギ) is a 2000 year old Japanese cedar (cryptomeria) at Nakagawa Settlement, Yamakita town, Ashigarakami District, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
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S'chach
S'chach (סכך) is the Hebrew name for the material used as a roof for a sukkah, used on the Jewish holiday of Sukkot.S'chach has to derive from things that have "grown from the ground", such as palm le...
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Glaucophyte
The glaucophytes, also known as glaucocystophytes or glaucocystids, are a small group of freshwater microscopic algae. Together with the red algae (Rhodophyta) and green algae plus land plants (Virid...
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Kiidk'yaas
Kiidk'yaas, also known as the Golden Spruce, was a Sitka Spruce tree, Picea sitchensis 'Aurea', that grew on the banks of the Yakoun River in Haida Gwaii archipelago, British Columbia. It had a rare g...
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Wish Tree
A wish tree is an individual tree, usually distinguished by species, position or appearance, which is used as an object of wishes and offerings. Such trees are identified as possessing a special relig...
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Witch Tree
The Witch Tree as it is commonly known, also called Manidoo-giizhikens, or Little Cedar Spirit Tree by the Ojibwa Indian tribe is an ancient Thuja occidentalis growing on the shore of Lake Superior in...
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Gerichtslinde
In the Holy Roman Empire, a Gerichtslinde (German for "court linden, doom linden"; plural -linden) was a linden tree where assemblies and judicial courts were held. Rooted in Germanic tribal law, the ...
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Celtic sacred trees
Almost all kinds of tree found in the Celtic countries have been thought to have special powers or to serve as the abode of the fairies, especially the magical trio of oak, ash, and thorn. Next in ran...
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Christmas tree
A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce, pine, or fir associated with the celebration of Christmas.The custom of the Christmas tree developed in early modern ...
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Cypress of Keshmar
The Cypress of Keshmar is a mythical cypress tree of legendary beauty and gargantuan dimensions. Although the story of its genesis seems of pure mythical origin, the fact of its existence and the inci...
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Ziziphus spina-christi
Ziziphus spina-christi, the Christ's Thorn Jujube, is an evergreen tree native to northern and tropical Africa and southern and Western Asia. It grows in Israel in valleys up to an elevation of 500m. ...
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Adam and Eve (LDS Church)
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) teaches that Adam and Eve were the first man and the first woman to live on the earth and that their fall was an essential step in the plan...
Computational phylogenetics
Computational phylogenetics is the application of computational algorithms, methods, and programs to phylogenetic analyses. The goal is to assemble a phylogenetic tree representing a hypothesis about ...
Pow-Wow Oak Tree
The Pow-Wow Oak is an historic tree located in the Belvidere neighborhood of Lowell, Massachusetts. This 300-year-old tree is believed to have served as a gathering place for pow wows held by the Nati...
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Datun sahib
Datun Sahib is the name of a tree in the main bazaar at Leh, Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir, India. Guru Nanak visited this site around 1516. There is no Gurudwara at the site, but the remains of a larg...
Lucus
In ancient Roman religion, a lucus is a sacred grove.Lucus was one of four Latin words meaning in general "forest, woodland, grove" (along with nemus, silva, and saltus), but unlike the others it was...
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