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Trouble in the Fourth Domain?

Carl Zimmer at Discover Blogs has an interesting follow up on two studies he wrote about in March that suggested there may be some evidence in newly found viruses for a fourth branch on the tree of life. In this piece he highlights a new study by Tom Williams, Martin Embley, and Eva Heinz of the University of Newcastle that questions the plausibility for a new domain. Click source to read the post.

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