Contact: Diana Yates
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Caption: Illinois microbiology professor Carl Woese, an author on the study, was the first to look for signs of evolution in the ribosome. The new study confirms and extends his early work.
Credit: Photo by Jason Lindsay
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