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com) Nature Microbiology , researchers have described, in unprecedented detail, this Last Universal Common Ancestor, or LUCA, which was only "half alive.
All life evolved from a single-celled universal common ancestor, and at various times in Earth history, single-celled organisms threw their lot in with each other to become larger and multicellular, resulting, for instance, in the riotous diversity of animals.
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): The great-grandparent of all living things, dubbed the Last Universal Common Ancestor (LUCA), was a sophisticated organism after all, with a complex structure recognizable as a cell, researchers say.
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