Saturday, April 28, 2012

Norwegian sludge

Sometimes the oddest corners of biology research can suddenly hit the headlines (okay, the science headlines).

Mankind's remotest relative is a very rare micro-organism from south-Norway. The discovery may provide an insight into what life looked like on earth almost one thousand million years ago. 

 or, as ScienceDaily put itRare Protozoan from Sludge in Norwegian Lake Does Not Fit On Main Branches of Tree of Life

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