Carl Woese named in Science

In the eighth essay in Science’s series in honor of the Year of Darwin, Carl Zimmer describes one of the most important transitions in the history of life: the origin of cells with a nucleus, which gave rise to every multicellular form of life.

In the eighth essay in Science’s series in honor of the Year of Darwin, Carl Zimmer describes one of the most important transitions in the history of life: the origin of cells with a nucleus, which gave rise to every multicellular form of life. In the 1970s, U. of I. microbiologist Carl Woese and his colleagues discovered archaea, a third branch on the evolutionary tree.

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August 07, 2009 All News