How a Weird Bug Found in Canada might Revolutionize Zoology
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 146 , Segment 3
Episode: Body Farm, EMDR, Strange Bug, Polynesian Puzzle
- Apr 12, 2019 8:00 pm
- 21:44 mins
How a Weird Bug Found in Canada might Revolutionize Zoology Guest: Alastair Simpson, Professor of Biology, Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada After centuries of evading biologists' ever-expanding knowledge of life on earth, a number of hemimastigotes, tiny microscopic organisms, have been captured by a group of biologists in Nova Scotia. After a bit of study, the biologists realized they weren't just dealing with a new kingdom like animals or fungi, but an entirely new branch on the tree of life.