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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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Earliest record of mating fossil vertebrates: Nine pairs of fossilized turtles died while mating 47 million years ago

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

The fossil record consists mostly of the fragmentary remains of ancient animals and plants. But some finds can provide spectacular insights into the life and environment of ancient organisms. Scientists have just discovered nine pai... Read Post

Ancient sea creatures filtered food like modern whales

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (5 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

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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