Read the following blog and article:
“The Three Domains of Life (Links to an external site.)”
Citation: Abe, S. (2001, October 22). The three domains of life. Astrobiology at NASA. https://astrobiology.nasa.gov/news/the-three-domains-of-life/
“The Two Empires and Three Domains of Life in the Postgenomic Age (Links to an external site.)”
Citation: Koonin, E. V. (2010). The two empires and three domains of life in the postgenomic age. Nature Education, 3(9), 27. https://www.nature.com/scitable/topicpage/the-two-empires-and-three-domains-of-14432998/
Answer the following questions in 1–2 double-spaced pages following APA (7th ed.) format.
How did the classification of a microorganism change from kingdoms to domains of life?
How do cell types (prokaryotes and eukaryotes) fit in the kingdom/domain classification systems?
Why don’t we classify viruses the same as living organisms?
What are the evolutionary relationships between the two empires and the three domains?