Strange Microbe May Mark One of Life’s Great Leaps
Carl Zimmer, New York Times
A bizarre tentacled microbe discovered on the floor of the Pacific Ocean may help explain the origins of complex life on this planet and solve one of the deepest mysteries in biology, scientists reported on Wednesday.Two billion years ago, simple cells gave rise to far more complex cells. Biologists have struggled for decades to learn how it happened.
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January 15, 2020 at 11:59PM