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DNA Analysis Hints At a Fourth Domain of Life

March 24th, 2011 03:25 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

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ecesar writes “The Economist is reporting on a recent paper published in the Public Library of Science, which suggests there might be at least one other, previously hidden, domain of life (besides eukaryotes, bacteria and archaea). Using DNA sequence data generated directly from environmental samples, the authors found sequences not yet seen in any cultured organism.”

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