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ShavenYak's Avatar Jump to comment 30 by ShavenYak

Seems hard to believe that a single cell could be 111 mil. years old.


When you're talking about an organism that only reproduces by dividing itself in two, how do you define age? For that matter, in a certain way of thinking, every living cell on Earth has been alive since the dawn of life. They are all the result of an earlier cell dividing in two (or, in the case of sexual reproduction, two living cells uniting).

Tue, 27 May 2008 05:07:00 UTC | #175752