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  • n. Plural form of archaeon.

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  • Therefore entertaining any hypothesis for a common ancestor of bacteria and archaea is supported by extrapolation from the vast amounts of existing evidence of common ancestry.

    Confirmation Bias and ID

  • Gordon, the director of the Center for Genome Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, studies bacteria and ancient forms of single-celled life called archaea -- and no matter how clean you think you are, your gut would make him a pretty good laboratory.

    Gut Flora? Great!

  • Simple, single-celled organisms called archaea that often live in extreme conditions were thought to be responsible for much of the dark ocean's carbon fixation.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • This explosion of new forms coincided with the rapidly increasing diversity of the three superkingdoms of life (bacteria; the microbes known as archaea; and eucarya, the group that includes animals, plants, fungi and many other organisms).

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • Still, bacteria and another class of microorganisms called archaea (first discovered in extreme environments such as deep-sea volcanic vents) manage just fine, thank you, in part because they have a built-in defense system that helps protect them from many viruses and other invaders.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Still, bacteria and another class of microorganisms called archaea survive in part because they have a built-in defense system that helps protect them from many viruses and other invaders.

    UConn Advance Headlines

  • Still, bacteria and another class of microorganisms called archaea

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  • Nitrogen fixation, which the bacterium has borrowed from microbes called archaea, is an energetically expensive process, and some scientists are surprised to find the ability to do it in an organism that lives in such a nutrient-poor environment.

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  • The cases in point include the origin of complex RNA molecules and protein folds; major groups of viruses; archaea and bacteria, and the principal lineages within each of these prokaryotic domains; eukaryotic supergroups; and animal phyla.

    2009 June - Telic Thoughts

  • Do these processes link eukaryotes to the other domains of life, bacteria and archaea?

    Darwin’s Theory of Universal Common Ancestry Confirmed in First Large-Scale Test | Impact Lab

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  • A group of single-celled microorganisms without cell nucleus, distinct from bacteria.
    Living organisms are bacteria, archaea, or Eukarya.

    July 2, 2009