Is Carl Woese losing a Kingdom?

Richard M Kliman rkliman at runet.edu
Tue Sep 24 16:35:34 EST 1996


In article <badger.843491268 at phylo.life.uiuc.edu>,
Jonathan Badger <badger at phylo.life.uiuc.edu> wrote:
>While I'm sure science will move on, and it is possible (although from
>current data it seems unlikely) that the current three domain theory
>will be proved incorrect, it seems pretty absurd to assume that the
>scientific world would rush to embrace 19th century theories as its
>replacement. 

Of course, I'd at least bet a couple dollars on a two domain (eubacteria 
and archaea) plus one mosaic (eukaryotes) theory.

Rich Kliman



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