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Simple Marine Worms Distantly Related to Humans


Science & Tech  (tags: Marine Worms, Humans, Mammals, Species, Life )

Nancy
- 3046 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Two groups of lowly marine worms are related to complex species including vertebrates (such as humans) and starfish, according to new research. Previously thought to be an evolutionary link between simple animals such as jellyfish and the rest of animal



   

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Freya H (345)
Saturday February 12, 2011, 2:38 pm
I know of plenty of people who are barely above worms. :D
 

Amy Collins (42)
Saturday February 12, 2011, 8:50 pm
O LORD!!!! Now I evolved from a frickin worm???? REALLY!?????!!! GAH!!! grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
 

Walter Firth (45)
Saturday February 12, 2011, 11:02 pm
Noted.Thanks for the article Nancy. Freda don't be a cynic.I've known many an angel in human form. I bet you have too.
 

Bon L (0)
Sunday February 13, 2011, 5:26 am
Thanks for the info.
 

Carol C (97)
Sunday February 13, 2011, 7:20 am
Noted. Thank you.
 

pam w (139)
Sunday February 13, 2011, 8:35 am
Get over it, Amy....you evolved the same way we all did....from single-celled animals which branched into all the areas of life on the planet.
 

Nelson B (0)
Sunday February 13, 2011, 5:08 pm
I wondered why there were so many slimy worms (Bush/Cheney/Rove) in our society. Now I find out they are our long lost cousins.
 

Richard T (23)
Sunday February 13, 2011, 10:05 pm
Well, at least now I know that the meaning of the expression "You Worm" has a biological basis.
 

Cindy C (125)
Sunday February 13, 2011, 11:35 pm
OH BLIMEY DAYS OH AND THANKS FOR THE ARTICLE
 

Arild Warud (174)
Monday February 14, 2011, 3:07 am
Thanks Nancy.
 

Rosie Lopez (73)
Monday February 14, 2011, 2:40 pm
lol!!
 

Shirley S (187)
Monday February 14, 2011, 3:20 pm
noted with wonder
 

Marian D (57)
Monday February 14, 2011, 4:16 pm
Thanks
 
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