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University of Gothenburg

The Xenoturbella bocki Worm

Caption: Researchers are arguing about whether or not the Xenoturbella bocki worm is the progenitor of mankind. But new studies, involving Swedish researchers from the University of Gothenburg and the Gothenburg Natural History Museum, indicate that this is actually the case.

Credit: Photo: Hiroaki Nakano

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