William (Ned) Friedman

Arnold Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

Director of the Arnold Arboretum

Harvard University


Lab in the News

Floral shocker: Blooms shake roots of flowering plant family

Science News, 2008

Ancient shrub unlocks a clue to Darwin's 'abominable mystery'

Christian Science Monitor, 2006

Living fossil may solve Darwin's abominable mystery

Telegraph (UK), 2006

Petal power: How flowering plants conquered the world

New Scientist, 2008

Possible 'missing link' in plant evolution found

CBS News Denver, 2006

Botanist's quiet milestone trumped by roar of CU scandal

Denver Post, 2006

Lilies link plants to the past

Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2002

Water lily may provide a "missing link" in the evolution of flowering plants

National Science Foundation, Office of Legislative and Public Affairs, 2002

On the origin of flowering plants

Science, 2009

Does Darwin's home deserve the same status as Egypt's pyramids?

Science, 2009

Grain's evolutionary secret

Science, 2009

Darwin's abominable mystery

The Linnean, 2009

Where did all the flowers come from?

New York Times, 2009

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