OneZoom: a fractal explorer for the tree of life

PLoS Biol. 2012;10(10):e1001406. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001406. Epub 2012 Oct 16.


An intuitively simple zooming interface offers a visually appealing way to explore very large phylogenetic trees with metadata.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Databases, Factual
  • Humans
  • Phylogeny*
  • Software*

Grant support

James Rosindell was funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (grant NE/I021179). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.