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3. Comment #184315 by tybowen

Actually it is the small minority of life that does have a nucleus. We are dominated by bacteria and archea.


The stupidity goes deeper than that. The way they say "prokaryotes" makes it sound like we're talking about some kind of mysterious alien life forms. It may have been wise to mention that bacteria are prokaryotes, instead of giving the false impression that "prokaryotes" are a bizzar exotic form of life that hardly anyone knows anything about. There are prokaryotes everywhere. My body is full of prokaryotes at any given moment, as is everyone else's!

Sat, 24 May 2008 13:37:00 UTC | #174954