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RE: Mice given bat-like forelimbs through gene switch
> Jura wrote:
> > Technically bacteria and viruses are not
> organisms, as
> > they are only single celled.
--- Tim Williams <email@example.com> wrote:
> I don't know where you got this from, but it is
> simply not true. Bacteria are certainly organisms.
> They are single-celled organisms. So are archaea.
> Many eukaryotes are single-celled too, especially
> those critters historically known as "protists" or
Not to be rude, but this is taught in biology 101 (and
anatomy 101). An organism is a collection of organ
systems, which in turn are a collection of tissues
that are in themselves, a collection of cells.
Single celled organism is an oxymoron. Yeah, it is
used a lot, but that doesn't make it correct. HP John
Conway's single celled organellism (or just
organellism) would be a much more accurate name for
"I am impressed by the fact that we know less about many modern [reptile] types
than we do of many fossil groups." - Alfred S. Romer
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