Archaea

Science / Biology / Archaea: Proposed, but not widely accepted, sixth taxonomic kingdom that would include the archaebacteria.

Microbial Genetics

Science / Genetics / Microbial Genetics: The study of genes and gene function in bacteria, archaea, and other microorganisms. Often used in research in the fields of bioremediation, alternative energy, and disease prevention. MORE

Archaebacteria

Science / Biology / Archaebacteria: Ancient (over 3.5 billion years old) group of prokaryotes; some biologists want to place this group into a separate Kingdom, the Archaea. Most currently place it within the Kingdom Monera. MORE

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