Mysterious Microbe Offers Clues to How Cancer Works

A tiny aquatic microbe that has been swimming around the planet for more than a billion years has stunned scientists who have discovered that it has a sophisticated communications network that is more elaborate than that found in higher life forms, including humans. What makes the finding particularly surprising is the microbe has only one cell, so it's sort of like living in a community with only one telephone. Who are you going to talk to? The microbe, known as Monosiga brevicollis, has...Full Story
Commenting on this article is closed.