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Is this how simple life got complicated?

A new study has created an analog of what researchers think the first multicellular cooperation might have looked like, showing that yeast cells—in an environment that requires them to work for their food—grow and ...

dateAug 09, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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The extraordinary evolution of REVs

A new study by Anna Maria Niewiadomska and Robert Gifford, of The Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, New York, reveals that reticuloendotheliosis viruses (REVs), which originated in mammals, spread to birds as a result of ...

dateAug 27, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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New African monkey species identified

Researchers have identified a new species of African monkey, locally known as the lesula, described in the Sep. 12 issue of the open access journal PLOS ONE. This is only the second new species of African monkey discovered ...

dateSep 12, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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