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Comb jellies take root in a new tree of animal life

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3:34pm, April 2, 2008

Amorphous, gutless, and brainless, simple sponges were the first multicellular animals. That's what scientists have said for a century. Now a team of biologists suggests demoting sponges and placing comb jellies at the base of a new tree of animal life.

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