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Oldest example of mutualism found

Friday, May 15th, 2009

OSU’s George Poinar — a researcher and international expert on life forms found in amber — has discovered the oldest example of mutualism ever found.  (Mutualism is a type of symbiotic relationship in which two species help each other… in this case, termites and protozoa.) From Science Daily: The analysis of a termite entombed for […]