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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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Ancient sea creatures filtered food like modern whales

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (8 months ago)

The animals lived 520 million years ago during the Early Cambrian, a period known as the 'Cambrian Explosion' in which all the major animal groups and complex ecosystems suddenly appeared. Tamisiocaris belongs to a group of animals ... Read Post

Pareiasaur: Bumpy beast was a desert dweller

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (last year)

During the Permian era, animal and plant life were dispersed broadly across Pangea, and a new study supports the idea that there was an isolated desert in the middle of Pangea with its own fauna. Roaming this desert was a very disti... 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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