Rare microbes lead scientists to discover new branch on the tree of life

 

From CBC News:

Hemimastigotes are more different from all other living things than animals are from fungi

“Canadian researchers have discovered a new kind of organism that’s so different from other living things that it doesn’t fit into the plant kingdom, the animal kingdom, or any other kingdom used to classify known organisms.

Two species of the microscopic organisms, called hemimastigotes…”

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