The Tree of Life

By Carl Zimmer | February 17, 2008 8:18 am

tree of life“I’m a biochemist, but I’ve always been fascinated by evolution. Here’s my tattoo representing the tree of life, based loosely on a couple of phylogenetic trees drawn by Ernst Haeckel. Here it is attached to the pictures that inspired it.”–Kevin

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Comments (1)

  1. JWM

    Dude, your ink is very nice. Think I might have to lift it. I’ve been looking for a cool tree of life or dna helix to get tatted on my body. Thanks for th inspiration.


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A blog about life, past and future. Written by DISCOVER contributing editor and columnist Carl Zimmer.

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Carl Zimmer writes about science regularly for The New York Times and magazines such as DISCOVER, which also hosts his blog, The LoomHe is the author of 12 books, the most recent of which is Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed.


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