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This Worm-y Critter Is (Probably) Our Oldest Ancestor | SciShow News

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Published on Mar 27, 2020

Newly described wormlike fossils dating back over half a billion years might be our oldest ancestors, and researchers have mapped and visualized the physical structure of the microscopic communities growing on human tongues!

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Sources:

Ancient Bilaterian
https://www.pnas.org/content/early/20...
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releas...

Tongue Microbe Spatial Ecology:
https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2...
https://www.pnas.org/content/108/10/4...
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science...
https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/...
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releas...

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