From soil to stars, the sequel

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Posted on Thursday, October 5th, 2006 at 8:59 pm by JTE

We Are All Microbes

Interview with Lynn Margulis, Part II

Microcosmos: Four Billion Years of Microbial Evolution, co-authored by Lynn Margulis and her son Dorion Sagan, was first published twenty years ago. Astrobiology Magazine recently interviewed Margulis, to find out how her and Sagan’s ideas have stood the test of time. In this, the second part of a four-part interview, she talks about four specific microbial organisms that, through fusion, yielded modern plant and animal cells.

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