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New insights into ancient life: Chromosome segregation in Archaea

(PhysOrg.com) -- The effort to classify life into various groups has been a bumpy ride. Prior to the 1900s, living things were usually pegged as either plants or animals – period. By the middle of the 20th century, however, it was asserted that this scheme did not adequately represent fungi, bacteria and protists, leading to a five-group classification – Monera (bacteria), Protista, Fungi, Plantae, and Animalia.
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First consumption of abundant life form, Archaea, discovered

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

Scientists have documented for the first time that animals can and do consume Archaea – a type of single-celled microorganism thought to be among the most abundant life forms on Earth. Archaea that consume the greenhouse gas methane... Read Post

Scientists document first consumption of abundant life form, Archaea

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (3 years ago)

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A team of scientists has documented for the first time that animals can and do consume Archaea – a type of single-celled microorganism thought to be among the most abundant life forms on Earth. Archaea that consume... Read Post

New Insights Into Formation Of The Centromere, A Key Cellular Structure In Powering And Controlling Chromosome Segregation

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (5 years ago)

Scientists have described the formation of the centromere, a key cellular structure in powering and controlling chromosome segregation and accurate cell division.... Read Post


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