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Bacteria processes were core to the movement of life from sea to land

"New study shows 'horizontal gene transfer' allowed early plant life to adapt to harsher conditions on land—and reveals new species of algae in the process... 'This is one of the most important events in the evolution of life on this planet—without which we as a species would not exist,' said University of Alberta genomicist and study co-investigator Gane Ka-Shu Wong." - Excerpt from University of Alberta

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