Lynn Margulis (1938–2011)

  title={Lynn Margulis (1938–2011)},
  author={J. Lake},
  • J. Lake
  • Published 2011
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Lynn Margulis was an independent, gifted and spirited biologist who learned as early as the fourth grade to “tell bullshit from ... real authentic experience”, as she put it in a 2004 interview. With courage, intellect, a twinkle in her eyes and considerable fortitude, she changed our view of cellular evolution. In 1967, she made the revolutionary case that simple bacteria were incorporated into some early cells to produce the organelles that let plants photosynthesize and animals consume… CONTINUE READING
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