All life on earth is descended from the last universal ancestor that lived approximately 3.8 billion years ago. Existing patterns of biodiversity have been shaped both by speciation and by extinction.
The top open access journals are peer reviewed scholarly Journal of Primatology.
Peer review refers to the work done during the screening of submitted manuscripts and funding applications. This process encourages authors to meet the accepted standards of their discipline and reduces the dissemination of irrelevant findings, unwarranted claims, unacceptable interpretations, and personal views. Publications that have not undergone peer review are likely to be regarded with suspicion by academic scholars and professionals.
Last date updated on September, 2014