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RIP Lynn Margulis – Microbial Pioneer

The amazing Ms. Margulis (March 5, 1938 – November 22, 2011) was a renowned, albeit sometimes controversial, scientist who stuck to her views in the face of ridicule.  Now, her views are widely accepted.  Right on.The New York Times called her an "evolution theorist," and she referred to herself as “a spokesperson for the microcosm,” though she has also been described simply as a biologist or microbiologist.  Margulis posited that that cells with nuclei, which are known as eukary...