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Not in the DNA: Evolution sans mutation discovered in single-celled archaea


December 3, 2018

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Researchers have reported the first experimental evidence of epigenetics in the single-celled organisms known as archaea. The simplicity of archaea -- combined with the fact that their cells resemble eukaryotes' in some important ways -- may allow researchers to investigate epigenetic questions in humans much faster and more easily than was possible before, the authors say. Full Story

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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