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March 28, 2013


Seven-Sexed Microbe

(Thanks to Suzie Q. Wacvet)


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Sometimes I think the scientists are just messing with us. This is one of those times.

Think of their gender studies program.....

" This "germline nucleus" contains incomplete versions of all seven mating type genes, which are cut and pasted together...."

So Photoshop was actually invented by Tetrahymena?

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