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One gene may drive leap from single cell to multicellular life

[USA] The leap from single-celled life to multicellular creatures is easier than we ever thought. And it seems there’s more than one way it can happen.

The mutation of a single gene is enough to transform single-celled brewer’s yeast into a “snowflake” that evolves as a Continue reading One gene may drive leap from single cell to multicellular life

Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa – It’s a microbial world

When we think about marine life the big stuff usually springs to mind: fish, sharks and whales. But these iconic creatures are far outnumbered by their much smaller, much older, distant relatives. Christine Campbell gives us a… Continue reading Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa – It’s a microbial world