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Substituting Senses, "Making" Metabolism, and Rewriting the Tree of Life: NOVA Next Week in Review

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This Week’s NOVA Next Feature Article

Carl Woese pioneering the use of gene sequencing, discovered a third domain of life, and upended an entire field. But, as

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NOVA Next contributor Carrie Arnold reports , it would be decades before people believed him.

Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park is home to many species of thermophilic archaea, bacteria central to Woese's findings.

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