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Carl Woese Dies

Carl Woese, who discovered a third domain of life —the archaea — has died, reports The New York Times. He was 84. In 1977, Woese, who worked at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and his colleagues uncovered a group of single-cell organisms that were different from the known groups of prokaryotes and eukaryotes.

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