Most vertebrates descended from ancestor with sixth sense

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Charles
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Most vertebrates descended from ancestor with sixth sense

Post by Charles » Fri Oct 14, 2011 6:07 am

"A study in the Oct. 11 issue of Nature Communications that caps more than 25 years of work finds that the vast majority of vertebrates – some 30,000 species of land animals (including humans) and a roughly equal number of ray-finned fishes – descended from a common ancestor that had a well-developed electroreceptive system. "


http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/ ... 101111.php

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