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How We Came to Know Our Microbe Relatives
by John L. Ingraham
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Publisher: Harvard University Press

Publication Date: May 08, 2017

ISBN: 9780674979260

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By unlocking the evolutionary information contained in cells, biologists have been able to construct the Tree of Life and show that its three main stems are dominated by microbes. Plants and animals constitute a small upper branch in one stem. Soon we may know how life began over 3.5 billion years ago. John Ingraham tells this story of discovery.